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Handbook of Research on Environmental Policies for Emergency Management and Public Safety

Handbook of Research on Environmental Policies for Emergency Management and Public Safety

Augustine Nduka Eneanya (University of Lagos, Nigeria)
Release Date: January, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 393
ISBN13: 9781522531944|ISBN10: 1522531947|EISBN13: 9781522531951|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3194-4


In a world of earthquakes, tsunamis, and hurricanes, it is evident that emergency response plans are crucial to solve problems, overcome challenges, and restore and improve communities affected by such negative events. Although the necessity for quick and efficient aid is understood, researchers and professionals continue to strive for the best practices and methodologies to properly handle these significant events.

The Handbook of Research on Environmental Policies for Emergency Management and Public Safety is a pivotal reference source for the latest research findings on the examination of environmental policies and its interface with management and public safety from various country's perspectives, its local impacts and global lessons. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas, such as public-private partnership, disaster management, and natural resource management, this publication is an ideal resource for academicians, practitioners, and researchers interested in understanding the effects of environmental policies on emergency management.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Disaster Management
  • Environmental Changes
  • Environmental Media
  • Humanitarian Crisis
  • Natural Disasters
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Pollution and Environmental Justice
  • Public Policy Framework
  • Public-Private Partnership

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Augustine Nduka Eneanya (Ph.D.) is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, University of Lagos, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria. He has worked in Public Sector for 16 years and private sector for 12 years and advanced to the post of General Manager. He also worked as the Managing Consultant of a Human Resources Consulting Firm in Lagos, Nigeria. He is a member of many professional associations, among which are America Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and Nigerian Institute of Management Consultants. He is the author of several books, and published scholarly papers in local and international journals. He was awarded “Distinguished Scholarship Award” by Zambia Society of Public Administration, Lusaka, Zambia on December 6, 2016.