Responding to Catastrophic Events: Consequence Management and Policies (Initiatives in Strategic Studies: Issues and Policies)

Responding to Catastrophic Events: Consequence Management and Policies (Initiatives in Strategic Studies: Issues and Policies)

By: Jeffrey A. Larsen (editor)Paperback

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An introduction to the range of potential disaster scenarios, covering the issues and organizational relationships of importance to the student of consequence management. These include the roles, responsibilities, and coordination requirements of first responders, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, and the military.

About Author

Jeffrey Larsen, Larsen Consulting Group, USA James Wirtz, Naval Postgraduate School, USA Richard Love, National Defense University, USA Jerry Barnhill, Hickory Hill Associates, USA Greg Moser, Khalifa University, UAE Garry Briese, Briese & Associates, USA Pat 'Doc' Pentland, Wyle CAS, USA George Haddow, Bullock & Haddow, USA C. Roderick Gillette, USA Brian Lewis, State Department, USA Erin Mahan, Office of the Secretary of Defense, USA Jessica Iannotti, Department of Defense, USA Shane Smith, National Defense University, USA Kerry Kartchner, US State Department, USA


PART I: BACKGROUND 1. Dealing with Disaster; Jeffrey Larsen 2. What Just Happened? Situational Awareness, Threat Characterization and Effective Consequence Management; James Wirtz 3.The Tyranny of Time: The Challenge of First Response; Jerry Barnhill PART II: FEDERAL RESPONSE 4. Federal Response: Assisting without Overwhelming; Greg Moser and Garry Briese 5. Homeland Security and Defense; Richard Love 6. Department of Defense Response: The Evolving Mission; Pat Allen Pentland PART III: RELATED ISSUES 7. Legal Issues Associated with a Catastrophic Domestic Incident; G. Roderick Gillette 8. Communications: The Critical Function; George Haddow 9. Foreign Consequence Management; Brian Lewis PART IV: CASE STUDIES 10. Terror on the Tokyo Subway: Aum Shinrikyo and WMD Consequence Management; Erin Mahan 11. Hurricane Katrina and Consequence Management; Jessica Iannotti 12. Fractured Response: Lessons for WMD Consequence Management from Hurricane Katrina and the 1995 Tokyo Subway Attack; Shane Smith PART V: CONCLUSION 13. Consequence Management and National Security; Kerry Kartchner

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781137336415
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 276
  • ID: 9781137336415
  • weight: 4255
  • ISBN10: 1137336412

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