Engineering in Emergencies

Engineering in Emergencies : A practical guide for relief workers

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Engineering in Emergencies is a hugely successful practical handbook for all relief workers involved in giving humanitarian assistance. It provides the information needed to implement an effective engineering response in the aftermath of an emergency. The second edition of Engineering in Emergencies maintains the practical content of the first edition but has been revised and updated to reflect developments in humanitarian relief in recent years. The combination of 'hard' topics, such as water and sanitation, and 'soft' topics, such as managerial skills and personal effectiveness, has been retained from the original edition and the book expanded to include two new chapters on security and telecommunications. The new second edition will be available both as a book and as a handy CD-ROM, especially designed to be light and easily portable for relief workers in the field. Engineering in Emergencies is developed in collaboration with the agency RedR - Engineers for Disaster Relief, based in Westminster.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 738 pages
  • 171 x 244 x 42mm | 1,123g
  • Rugby, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 263 Line drawings, black and white
  • 1853395218
  • 9781853395215
  • 252,476

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Praise for the first edition:
"This is an outstanding book and a major landmark in its field."--John G. Evans
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