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Comprehensive emergency management : a Governor's guide

Author: National Governors' Association. Center for Policy Research.; United States. Defense Civil Preparedness Agency.
Publisher: Washington : [Dept. of Defense], Defense Civil Preparedness Agency : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1979.
Series: NGA State emergency management series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : English
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This guide highlights the findings of the National Governors' Association (NGA) Emergency Preparedness Project study, recommends an approach to comprehensive state emergency management, and offers pertinent management advice and tools based on hard-won experience in a variety of states. Case histories based on actual experience, as told by governors, their aides, and state emergency office directors, appear as  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: National Governors' Association. Center for Policy Research.; United States. Defense Civil Preparedness Agency.
OCLC Number: 5428093
Notes: Printed for Defense Civil Preparedness Agency.
May 1979.
Contains copyright material.
Description: 65 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface --
1. Current emergency management in the United States --
2. What is comprehensive emergency management? --
3. Role of the governor in comprehensive emergency management --
4. Monitoring comprehensive emergency management --
5. Obtaining federal assistance in emergencies --
6. Summary --
Appendix A. NGA comprehensive emergency management policy --
Appendix B. The governor's emergency report.
Series Title: NGA State emergency management series.
Responsibility: National Governors' Association, Center for Policy Research.

Abstract:

This guide highlights the findings of the National Governors' Association (NGA) Emergency Preparedness Project study, recommends an approach to comprehensive state emergency management, and offers pertinent management advice and tools based on hard-won experience in a variety of states. Case histories based on actual experience, as told by governors, their aides, and state emergency office directors, appear as insets throughout the text. These case histories both illustrate and augment the surrounding text. The outcomes of cases describing comprehensive emergency management are hypothetical, as this practice is not yet implemented in most states. Intended for governors and their staff aides, this guide is concerned with emergency management. It is one of a series of five companion publications of the NGA Center for Policy Research.

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