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978-1-60590-760-4 • eBook • May 2011 • $55.00 • (£42.00)
Robert McCreight is a professor with the Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management at George Washington University. Previously, he served as Senior Policy Advisor for the National Security Division and as a Senior Political Advisor and Deputy Director of the Department of State.
This book belongs on every emergency manger's, training officer's, and incident commander's desk. In clear, practica, and concise terms, McCreight introduces and describes various types of emergency and disaster preparedness exercises, and provides a framework for units of all sizes and geographic locations to execute training and exercising in their home areas of responsibility. This book is crucial to all the players to enable effective and efficient emergency preparedness, and can help managers and responders stay at the top of the game for their communities.
— James R. "Smokey" Stanton, Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems
This book can help organize thinking about the issues that make the exercises successful.
— Natural Hazards Observer