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Global Disaster Management: Books

This research guide is a starting point for research into the management of global disasters. It supports Pitt classes and workshops like - Building Community Resilience to Global Hazards, as well as the Hazard SEES Team members and their research.

Getting Started

The sources on this page, available at Hillman Library, are required and recommended texts for Managing Threats, Emergencies, and Disasters, a course offered at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. 


Pitt Author

By Louise Comfort, Director of the Center for Disaster Management at the University of Pittsburgh 

Required Texts

When a disaster focused class is being taught, many of these books will be on reserve at the Hillman ground floor Service Desk: