Introduction to international disaster management

This second edition contains updated information on disaster trends as well as on management structures and advancements around the world. It includes new case studies and updated disaster, risk, and vulnerability data, as well as insightful discussions of recent national and international initiatives, and of progress towards improving non-governmental organization (NGO) and private sector cooperation and professionalism. It approaches the practice of emergency management from a global perspective, making it the only introductory book without bias towards the emergency management system or history of a single country or region.

ISBN/ISSN: 9780123821744
Author(s): Coppola, Damon
Number of pages: 696 p.