Save on Adult Learning & University
- £16.49Trending at £21.08
- £9.10Trending at £9.18
- £7.44Trending at £8.98
- £10.89Trending at £12.29
- £10.46Trending at £14.11
- £15.43Trending at £24.34
- £18.09Trending at £19.22
About this product
- PublisherApple Academic Press Inc.
- Date of Publication05/10/2015
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationOakville
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintApple Academic Press Inc.
- Content Note32 black & white illustrations, 6 black & white tables
- Weight635 g
- Width156 mm
- Height235 mm
- Edited byAlessandra Jerolleman,John J. Kiefer
- Table Of ContentsRecent Trends in Emergency Management John J. Kiefer Privatization of Some Emergency Management Functions: Recent Disasters and Case Examples John J. Kiefer, Kimberly VanWagner, Jeremiah Jones, and Melissa Wilkins A Primer on Federal and State Disaster Funds and Funding Race A. Hodges Privatization of Disaster Preparedness: Increasing Resilience through Planning Jeremiah Jones Private Sector's Role in Emergency Response Jacqueline Brubaker Recovery and Rebuilding with the Private and Public Sectors Melissa Wilkins Hazard Mitigation Alessandra Jerolleman Homeland Security and the Private Sector in Emergency Management Prevention Lawrence Mason III and Race A. Hodges Nonprofits, Academic Institutions, and Their Role in the Disaster Management Cycle Tara Lambeth, Monica Farris, Susan Lenore Garner, Sabrina Freeman, and Maggie Louise Oliver Continuity of Operations and Business Continuity Sarah Wild
- Author BiographyAlessandra Jerolleman is vice president of Louisiana Water Works and is also a senior emergency management and hazard mitigation planner for JEO Consulting Group Inc. She currently teaches at Tulane University and Jacksonville State University. She has served as a program specialist in the Gulf Coast with Save the Children USA and worked on a resilience initiative around children's needs in emergencies. She has also participated in hazard mitigation planning at the local, state, and campus levels, in community education and outreach regarding mitigation measures and preparedness, in developing collaborative networks and information sharing avenues among practitioners; and in training and educating various stakeholders. Dr. Jerolleman is one of the founders of the Natural Hazard Mitigation Association (NHMA) and served as its executive director for its first seven years. She is involved in various aspects of planning and policy at the national and local level, including participation in several workshops each year. She also speaks on many topics, including: hazard mitigation and climate change; campus planning; threat, hazard and vulnerability assessments; hazard mitigation planning; protecting children in disasters; and public-private partnerships. John J. Kiefer is a professor and director of the MPA program at the Department of Political Science at the University of New Orleans (UNO). He is also a faculty associate at the Center for Hazards Assessment, Response and Technology (CHART), UNO's applied hazards social science research center. He is currently either principal investigator or a research team member for several projects and is on the Executive Board of the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration. He has also delivered numerous papers and chaired panels at professional meetings in the United States and Canada. His current research interests include hazard policy, emergency management, and program evaluation, and he specializes in the development of outcome-focused collaborative networks to create disaster resilience, especially in vulnerable populations.
This item doesn't belong on this page.
Thanks, we'll look into this.