Wiley Pathways Emergency Planning
September 2006, ©2007
1 Introduction to Emergency Planning 1
2 The Emergency Planning Process 33
3 Patterned Human Behavior in Disasters 63
4 Fostering Successful Emergency Planning 91
5 Classes of Protective Action Recommendations 116
6 Analyzing and Selecting Protective Actions 148
7 The Content and Format of Emergency Plans 182
8 Continuity of Operations Plans 220
9 Milestones That Structure Emergency Planning 266
10 Population Warning 298
11 Planning for Hazard Adjustment 335
12 Structures for Managing Emergency Response 368
13 Selected Federal Emergency Planning Mandates 401
14 Emergency Planning, Professionalism and the Future 435
Michael K. Lindell is the former Director of the Hazard Reduction & Recovery Center (HRRC) at Texas A&M University and has 30 years of experience in the field of emergency management, conducting research on community adjustment to floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and releases of radiological and toxic materials. He worked for many years as an emergency preparedness contractor to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and has provided technical assistance on radiological emergency preparedness for the International Atomic Energy Agency, the Department of Energy, and nuclear utilities. In addition, he has trained as a Hazardous Materials Specialist at the Michigan Hazardous Materials Training Center and worked on hazardous materials emergency preparedness with state emergency response commissions, local emergency planning committees, and chemical companies. In the past few years, Lindell directed HRRC staff performing hurricane hazard analysis and evacuation planning for the entire Texas Gulf coast. He has made over 120 presentations before scientific societies and short courses for emergency planners, and he has been an invited participant in workshops on risk communication and emergency management in this country and abroad. Lindell has also written extensively on emergency management and is the author of over 120 technical reports and journal articles, as well as five books.
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