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Emergency Management and Disaster Information: Books

Call Number Ranges

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Books on the broad subject of Emergency Management and Disaster Information can be found in the "HV 551.3" call number area of the General Collection and the Reference Collection, while other books on specific incidents or regions can be found under other call numbers.

Some selected new books are highlighted here.

E-book databases     and     Online Video databases

List of Case Studies on Disasters


Outline of the Library of Congress Classification System (what COD uses to arrange its books on the shelves).

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Selected New Books

Natural Disasters and Risk Communication

This book addresses how we communicate about natural disasters and what effect our communication has on natural disaster education, understanding, assessment of risk, preparation, and recovery.  

The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation

This book aims to provide an overview and critique of the current state of knowledge, policy, and practice, encouraging engagement, and reflection on bringing the two sectors together.  

Careers in Emergency Response

A recent rise in the frequency of natural disasters, mass shootings, and terrorist attacks means that there has never been a greater need for emergency response professionals. Comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic descriptions provide a useful look at emergency response jobs ranging from firefighters to search and rescue specialists to trauma surgeons.

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