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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 01 October 2019
  • ISBN : 9780128157695
  • Page : 273 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Decision-Making in Emergency Management examines decisions the authors have made over their careers based on their combined training, experience and instinct. Through a broad range of case studies, readers discover how experience impacts decision-making in conjunction with research and tools available. While the use of science, data and industry standards are always the best option when it comes to handling emergency situations, not all emergency situations fit one known solution. This book comprehensively explores the question "Is 'instinct' a viable factor when faced with a challenging situation and how close does it match up with the best science available?" Includes case studies from natural and manmade disasters, providing readers with decision-making skills in various global settings Provides readers the opportunity to learn from someone else's decisions Inspires emergency response personnel to continuously pursue learning, question their strategies and apply changes as appropriate

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Decision Making in Emergency Management

Decision Making in Emergency Management
  • Author : Jan Glarum,Carl Adrianopoli
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2019-10
  • ISBN : 9780128157695
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Decision-Making in Emergency Management examines decisions the authors have made over their careers based on their combined training, experience and instinct. Through a broad range of case studies, readers discover how experience impacts decision-making in conjunction with research and tools available. While the use of science, data and industry standards are always the best option when it comes to handling emergency situations, not all emergency situations fit one known solution. This book comprehensively explores the question "Is 'instinct' a viable

Disaster Operations and Decision Making

Disaster Operations and Decision Making
  • Author : Roger C. Huder
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-01-22
  • ISBN : 9781118178522
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The only book to combine emergency management principLEs with proven military concepts Good disaster plans do not guarantee a good response. Any disaster plan rarely survives the first rain bands of a hurricane or the first tremors of an earthquake. While developing plans is essential, there must be systems in place to adapt these plans to the ever-changing operational environment of a disaster. Currently there is no set of standard disaster response principles to guide a community. The National Incident

Decision Aid Models for Disaster Management and Emergencies

Decision Aid Models for Disaster Management and Emergencies
  • Author : Begoña Vitoriano,Javier Montero,Da Ruan
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-01-26
  • ISBN : 9789491216749
GET THIS BOOKDecision Aid Models for Disaster Management and Emergencies

Disaster management is a process or strategy that is implemented when any type of catastrophic event takes place. The process may be initiated when anything threatens to disrupt normal operations or puts the lives of human beings at risk. Governments on all levels as well as many businesses create some sort of disaster plan that make it possible to overcome the catastrophe and return to normal function as quickly as possible. Response to natural disasters (e.g., floods, earthquakes) or

Decision Making in Disaster Response

Decision Making in Disaster Response
  • Author : J. S. Tipper
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-12-01
  • ISBN : 0473379023
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An interactive guide for relief workers on the frontline of disaster response. Under conditions of great pressure and high stakes, how do relief workers make good decisions? The interactive stories put the reader in the driving seat of the decision-making process, supported with relevant teaching from the author's 15 years of frontline field work

Incident Command: Tales from the Hot Seat

Incident Command: Tales from the Hot Seat
  • Author : Rhona Flin,Kevin Arbuthnot
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-12
  • ISBN : 9781351928182
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Incident Command: Tales From the Hot Seat presents a unique examination of the skills of the on-scene or incident commander who is in charge of an emergency or major incident. Experienced commanders from the police and fire services, the armed forces, civil aviation and the prison service give personal accounts of their command experiences, discuss their dilemmas and the pressures they faced, and reveal the demands of leading under extreme conditions. They share intimate details of cases where their command

Successful Response Starts with a Map

Successful Response Starts with a Map
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Earth Sciences and Resources,Mapping Science Committee,Committee on Planning for Catastrophe: A Blueprint for Improving Geospatial Data, Tools, and Infrastructure
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2007-01-19
  • ISBN : 9780309103404
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In the past few years the United States has experienced a series of disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina in 2005, which have severely taxed and in many cases overwhelmed responding agencies. In all aspects of emergency management, geospatial data and tools have the potential to help save lives, limit damage, and reduce the costs of dealing with emergencies. Great strides have been made in the past four decades in the development of geospatial data and tools that describe locations of objects

Case-Based Decision Support for Disaster Management

Case-Based Decision Support for Disaster Management
  • Author : Möhrle, Stella
  • Publisher : KIT Scientific Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-07-01
  • ISBN : 9783731509929
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Disasters are characterized by severe disruptions of the society’s functionality and adverse impacts on humans, the environment, and economy that cannot be coped with by society using its own resources. This work presents a decision support method that identifies appropriate measures for protecting the public in the course of a nuclear accident. The method particularly considers the issue of uncertainty in decision-making as well as the structured integration of experience and expert knowledge.

The Routledge Companion to Risk, Crisis and Security in Business

The Routledge Companion to Risk, Crisis and Security in Business
  • Author : Kurt J. Engemann
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-06-14
  • ISBN : 9781317244288
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Aware that a single crisis event can devastate their business, managers must be prepared for the worst from an expansive array of threats. The Routledge Companion to Risk, Crisis and Security in Business comprises a professional and scholarly collection of work in this critical field. Risks come in many varieties, and there is a growing concern for organizations to respond to the challenge. Businesses can be severely impacted by natural and man-made disasters including: floods, earthquakes, tsunami, environmental threats, terrorism,

An Overview of Decision-making for Emergency Management

An Overview of Decision-making for Emergency Management
  • Author : James Ernest Dooley
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1988
  • ISBN : OCLC:70449044
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Disaster and Emergency Management Methods

Disaster and Emergency Management Methods
  • Author : Jason D. Rivera
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-07-27
  • ISBN : 9781000411164
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Find the answers to disaster and emergency management research questions with Disaster and Emergency Management Methods. Written to engage students and to provide a flexible foundation for instructors and practitioners, this interdisciplinary textbook provides a holistic understanding of disaster and emergency management research methods used in the field. The disaster and emergency management contexts have a host of challenges that affect the research process that subsequently shape methodological approaches, data quality, analysis and inferences. In this book, readers are presented

Decision Making in Emergency Management

Decision Making in Emergency Management
  • Author : Mats Danielsson,Luleå tekniska universitet. Institutionen för arbetsvetenskap. Avdelningen för teknisk psykologi
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • ISBN : OCLC:186065348
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Emergency Response Decision Support System

Emergency Response Decision Support System
  • Author : Siqing Shan,Qi Yan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-01-15
  • ISBN : 9789811035425
GET THIS BOOKEmergency Response Decision Support System

This book mainly addresses the Emergency Response Decision Support System (ERDSS) and its applications, making use of ten related modules and a number of key technologies, especially Disaster Assessing Technology, Adaptive Information Evaluation Technology and Knowledge Management Technology. The book is especially valuable in coping with disasters that result in the loss of human life and property, and which threaten the stability of our societies. The ERDSS enables people to prepare for potential incidents, to rapidly respond to them, and

Decision Making in Emergency Management

Decision Making in Emergency Management
  • Author : Jan Glarum,Carl Adrianopoli
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2019-11-23
  • ISBN : 9780128163139
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Decision-Making in Emergency Management examines decisions the authors have made over their careers based on their combined training, experience and instinct. Through a broad range of case studies, readers discover how experience impacts decision-making in conjunction with research and tools available. While the use of science, data and industry standards are always the best option when it comes to handling emergency situations, not all emergency situations fit one known solution. This book comprehensively explores the question "Is ‘instinct’ a viable

Evidence-Based Practice for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

Evidence-Based Practice for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on Evidence-Based Practices for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-28
  • ISBN : 9780309670388
GET THIS BOOKEvidence-Based Practice for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

When communities face complex public health emergencies, state local, tribal, and territorial public health agencies must make difficult decisions regarding how to effectively respond. The public health emergency preparedness and response (PHEPR) system, with its multifaceted mission to prevent, protect against, quickly respond to, and recover from public health emergencies, is inherently complex and encompasses policies, organizations, and programs. Since the events of September 11, 2001, the United States has invested billions of dollars and immeasurable amounts of human capital to develop

Situational Awareness for Emergency Response

Situational Awareness for Emergency Response
  • Author : Richard B. Gasaway
  • Publisher : Fire Engineering Books
  • Release Date : 2013
  • ISBN : 9781593703073
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Situational awareness is more complex than simply noticing what is happening around you. An emergency responder must capture clues and cues in the emergency environment, make sense of the information, and predict what will happen next. In Situational Awareness for Emergency Response, Richard Gasaway establishes the foundation of decision making and the role of situational awareness in high-risk public safety environments. He explains his original research on command decisions and the barriers that challenge a commander's situational awareness, and offers