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Emergency management : the American experience, 1900-2010 / Claire B. Rubin, editor
2nd ed
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HV551.3 .E46 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Emergency management -- United States
Natural disasters -- United States
Hazard mitigation -- United States
Physical Description vii, 303 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: 110 years of disaster response and emergency management in the united States / Claire B. Rubin -- Focusing events in the early twentieth century: a hurricane, two earthquakes, and a pandemic / David Butler -- The expanding role of the federal government: 1927-1950 / David Butler -- The formative years: 1950-1978 / Keith Bea -- Federal emergency management comes of age: 1979-2001 / Richard T. Sylves -- Emergency management restructured: intended and unintended outcomes of actions taken since 9/11 / John R. Harrald -- 2005 events and outcomes: hurricane Katrina and beyond / Melanie Gall and Susan L. Cutter -- The system is tested: response to the BP deepwater horizon oil spill / John R. Harrald -- From a painful past to an uncertain future / Patrick Roberts, Robert Ward, and Gary Wamsley -- The evolving federal role in emergency management: policies and processes / Patrick Roberts, Robert Ward, and Gary Wamsley
Alternate Author Rubin, Claire B

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