Living with Hazards, Dealing with Disasters: An Introduction to Emergency Management by William L. Waugh, Jr. An introduction to emergency management, this book contains twenty case studies on natural and man-made disasters, including the Northridge earthquake, Mount St. Helens eruption of 1980, Hurricane Andrew, the great Alaskan earthquake and tsunamis of 1964, and the Oklahoma City bombing. Topics include the emergency management profession and field of study; emergency management in the United States; managing natural hazards and disasters; managing man-made hazards and disasters; policy issues in emergency management; and the challenges of emergency management. A selected bibliography and a list...

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