June 9, 2009

Emergency Management

This guide serves as a textbook and resource covering emergency management techniques for local government. It is intended to help emergency managers serve as leaders throughout emergency situations. The book provides the context that they will need to make decisions in the middle of a crisis. It shares the wisdom and experiences of previous emergency personnel as both positive and negative lessons learned. Finally, it highlights best practices of emergency management by addressing legal concerns, social issues, medical and health factors, information technology, and budgets.

This book can be found in HECSA Library:

Emergency Management: Principles and Practice for Local Government
2nd Ed
HV 551.2 .E457 2007