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Emergency Management: Principles and Practice for Local Government


Emergency Management: Principles and Practice for Local Government

Abstract: 
  • Get state-of-the-art ideas and strategies for organizing and managing mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery at the local level and within the larger intergovernmental context
  • Understand new standards for emergency management planning, organization, staffing, training, and emergency operations centers (EOCs)
  • Build sustainable communities that will be resilient in the event of disaster
  • Develop and collaborate with networks of public, private, and nonprofit entities
  • Secure funding for local emergency management initiatives
  • The only comprehensive resource and textbook for state-of-the-art emergency management for local government.

Publication Information

Full Citation: 

Tierney, Kathleen, and William Waugh. 2007. Emergency Management: Principles and Practice for Local Government. Washington DC: International City and County Management Association. 

START Author(s): 
Kathleen Tierney
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