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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 23 January 2020
  • ISBN : 9780128138472
  • Page : 208 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Volunteer work can make a difference to those harmed by natural, technological, and human-induced disasters if it is done well. Disaster Volunteers provides readers with information on why people volunteer, the benefits gained by volunteers and recipients, and how to leverage such good will. Learning from a variety of past disasters, readers will gain realistic insights into the challenges of disaster contexts. Equipped with evidence-based best practices, Dr. Phillips organizes and illustrates necessary steps to recruit, train, manage, reward, and retain volunteers throughout the life cycle of disasters. This important resource walks both organizations and individuals through the entire process of volunteer engagement from recruiting and training to managing as well as rewarding and retaining volunteers and provides an engaging and informative set of useful and evidence-based chapters. Disaster Volunteers fills an existing gap in books on volunteer disaster management by incorporating research, generating sound recommendations, grounding ideas in a disaster context, and offering an inviting set of examples from which readers can learn. Includes sample materials for use by emergency managers, emergency managers, civic and faith-based organizations Provides case studies offering first-hand experiences that help bring the content to life Includes stepwise advice to recruit, train, and retain a diverse set of disaster volunteers

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Disaster Volunteers

Disaster Volunteers
  • Author : Brenda Phillips
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2020-01-23
  • ISBN : 9780128138472
GET THIS BOOKDisaster Volunteers

Volunteer work can make a difference to those harmed by natural, technological, and human-induced disasters if it is done well. Disaster Volunteers provides readers with information on why people volunteer, the benefits gained by volunteers and recipients, and how to leverage such good will. Learning from a variety of past disasters, readers will gain realistic insights into the challenges of disaster contexts. Equipped with evidence-based best practices, Dr. Phillips organizes and illustrates necessary steps to recruit, train, manage, reward, and

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Managing Spontaneous Community Volunteers in Disasters
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2011-04-25
  • ISBN : 9781439818336
GET THIS BOOKManaging Spontaneous Community Volunteers in Disasters

While history has identified a need for improved coordination during emergencies, it has also demonstrated that community volunteers positively impact their neighborhoods during times of crisis. Laying out the rationale and process by which emergency managers, community leaders, and non-governmental aid organizations can effectively collaborate and integrate citizen response, Spontaneous Community Volunteers in Disasters explains how to engage, train, and utilize spontaneous unaffiliated community volunteers (SUCV). The book prepares leaders to integrate local volunteers into any scale emergency response. Protocols

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Disaster Volunteers

Disaster Volunteers
  • Author : Brenda D. Phillips
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2020-02-03
  • ISBN : 9780128138465
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Disaster Volunteers: Recruiting and Managing People Who Want to Help provides readers with information on why people volunteer, the benefits gained by volunteers and recipients, and how to leverage such good will. Learning lessons from a variety of past disasters, readers will gain realistic insights into the challenges of disaster contexts. Coupled with evidence-based best practices, the book organizes and illustrates the necessary steps needed to recruit, train, manage, reward and retain volunteers throughout the lifecycle of disasters. Sections walk

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  • Author : School of Societal Safety Sciences
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2017-10-26
  • ISBN : 9780128129654
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The Fukushima and Tohoku Disaster: A Review of the Five-Year Reconstruction Efforts covers the outcome of the response, five years later, to the disasters associated with the Great East Japan earthquake on March 11, 2011. The 3.11 disaster, as it is referred to in Japan, was a complex accident, the likes of which humans had never faced before. This book evaluates the actions taken during and after the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident, for which the Japanese government and people were not prepared.

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  • Publisher : Greenleaf Book Group
  • Release Date : 2015-09-29
  • ISBN : 9781632990631
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David Campbell's personal and professional life changed course in the wake of the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 26, 2004. A chance remark to a friend about the tragedy led his companion to reveal that he had dined, just a week prior to the tsunami, on a hotel patio where everyone had been killed. "In that moment," Campbell remembers, "a faraway event was brought much closer." That meeting launched Campbell into action. After researching travel and lodging, he packed everything he thought

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  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : UOM:39015059187222
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  • Publisher : Noble Press Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1991
  • ISBN : UCSC:32106010747407
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Offers practical advice on becoming a volunteer, looks at particular social problems, and lists agencies state-by-state

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  • Publisher : Univ. of Tennessee Press
  • Release Date : 2012-01-15
  • ISBN : 9781572338296
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A one-of-a-kind reference book, Tennessee Tragedies examines a wide variety of disasters that have occurred in the Volunteer State over the past several centuries. Intended for both general readers and emergency management professionals, it covers natural disasters such as floods, tornadoes, and earthquakes; technological events such as explosions, transportation wrecks, and structure fires; and societal incidents including labor strikes, political violence, lynchings, and other hate crimes. At the center of the book are descriptive accounts of 150 of the state’s

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Disaster Handbook
  • Author : Solomon Garb,Evelyn Eng
  • Publisher : Unknown
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  • Publisher : Touchstone
  • Release Date : 1992
  • ISBN : UOM:39015054139632
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Lists volunteer organizations dealing with animal rights, the arts, children, community service, disaster relief, education, the environment, health, human rights, and substance abuse

Scientific American

Scientific American
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1913
  • ISBN : UOM:39015084561615
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State Individual Employment Rights Laws

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
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Emergency Management

Emergency Management
  • Author : Thomas E. Drabek,Gerard J. Hoetmer
  • Publisher : International City County Management Assn
  • Release Date : 1991
  • ISBN : UOM:39015022042496
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