Disaster response and recovery

Name of the provider (company name or main contact name), or FIRE IN ID ? Barbee, Daniel G.

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Scope, rationale, context: general description. Precise here if this technology is currently use (eg. company name or contact info) Review of the book 'Disaster Response and Recovery: Strategies and Tactics for Resilience' by David A. McEntire, University of North Texas. This book is an excellent introduction to disaster response and recovery. It is primarily intended for emergency managers, both in-service and pre-service, but is equally useful for generalists such as city managers and for key responders such as fire and public works. The goal of the book, according to the author, is “…to integrate the lessons provided by both researchers and professionals, updating the field with current studies and guidelines” (p. vii). Moreover, the book’s forward accurately asserts that it provides “…emergency managers with a readable, up to date, and scientifically sound foundation”

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Short description of the solution. Technical details if relevant. Keywords.

disaster recovery, strategic planning, tactical planning, resilience

TRL of the proposed solution - Innovation stage (if applicable) Not applicable

Web addresses/URL of flyers and information http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/uncp/f/Disaster%20Response%20and%20Recovery.pdf

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published in 2007

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