Disaster Response, 1st Edition

  • David Robson
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  • ISBN-10: 1601522126
  • ISBN-13: 9781601522122
  • DDC: 363.34
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 97 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Experts estimate that global disaster response reaches at least 30 million people each year, and yet needs always seem to exceed resources. Through objective overviews, primary sources, and full color illustrations this title examines How Does the World Respond to Disasters? How Does the U.S. Respond to Natural Disasters? Is the U.S. Prepared for Manmade Disasters? How Can Disaster Response Be Improved?

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Disaster Response at a Glance.
2: Overview.
3: How Does the World Respond to Disasters?.
4: How Does the United States Respond to Natural Disasters?.
5: Is the United States Prepared for Man-Made Disasters?.
6: How Can Disaster Response Be Improved?.
Key People and Advocacy Groups.
Related Organizations.
For Further Research.
Source Notes.
List of Illustrations.
About the Author.