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ISBN : 9781632398956

Publisher :   mlbooksinternational

Language :   English

Category :   Earth and Planetary Sciences

Publication Year :   2017

Price : USD  142.00

Description :  Disaster management is concerned with minimizing the adverse effects of natural as well as manmade disasters. This involves devising strategies and developing programs to mitigate the loss to life and other assets. This book is a compilation of chapters that discuss the most vital concepts and emerging trends in the field of disaster management. The objective of this text is to give a general view of the different areas of this field, and its applications. It will serve as a reference to a broad spectrum of readers including researchers, students and professionals associated with disaster management across various levels.

Author/Editor :  Cathy Hogan

Author's Description :  Cathy Hogan received her MA in disaster and emergency management from the Royal Roads University in British Columbia, Canada. She serves as a crisis management consultant for a disaster, emergency and risk management organization. She is associated with disaster resistance and preparedness communities, which help create awareness about natural disasters and other crisis situations. Hogan has produced numerous well published articles, scientific papers and book chapters on disaster and emergency management.