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  1. Disaster Recovery, Second Edition

    By Brenda D. Phillips

    The first edition of Disaster Recovery set a high standard for evidence-based best practices in a user-friendly textbook. Since its publication, a number of important new studies and guides have become available, necessitating an update to this work. This second edition includes updated coverage of...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Social Vulnerability to Disasters, Second Edition

    Edited by Deborah S.K. Thomas, Brenda D. Phillips, William E. Lovekamp, Alice Fothergill

    The 2010 Haiti and Chili earthquakes, the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and the 2011 Fukushima earthquake and tsunami in Japan are but a few examples of recent catastrophic events that continue to reveal how social structure and roles produce extensive human suffering and differential...

    Published May 9th 2013 by CRC Press

  3. Introduction to Emergency Management

    By Brenda D. Phillips, David M. Neal, Gary Webb

    The ultimate goal of every emergency management professional is to help citizens and communities prepare for natural, technological, or terrorist threats in order to mitigate damage and save lives. Providing an insider’s glimpse into this rewarding career, Introduction to Emergency Management...

    Published October 19th 2011 by CRC Press

  4. Social Vulnerability to Disasters

    Edited by Deborah S.K. Thomas, Brenda D. Phillips, Alice Fothergill, Lynn Blinn-Pike

    In recent years, the world has watched in horror as tsunamis, earthquakes, and hurricanes have wrought havoc across countries and continents. While these events have different circumstances, they share a common factor: the overwhelming majority of victims are women, children, elderly, disadvantaged...

    Published July 6th 2011 by CRC Press

  5. Disaster Recovery

    By Brenda D. Phillips

    Disaster recovery is often unplanned for in the emergency management life cycle. Yet recovery is the key stage where funds, programs, professional expertise, and volunteer efforts are applied to affected cities, states, and regions to get them up and running again. Providing a unique perspective on...

    Published May 6th 2009 by Auerbach Publications

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