Publisher description for Hazard mitigation and preparedness : building resilient communities / Anna J. Schwab, Katherine Eschelbach and David J. Brower.

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With this book, readers will learn how to apply their knowledge and skills in order to create communities that are more resilient to the impacts of hazards. It clearly presents the major principles involved in preparing for and mitigating the impacts of hazards in emergency management. This resource also provides real-world examples of different tools and techniques that emergency managers can use to reduce the impact of different types of hazards.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Emergency management -- United States.
Hazard mitigation -- United States.
Community power -- United States.