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Survival Guide for Beginners
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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Super storm Sandy ripped up the eastern seaboard of the United States, leaving death and destruction in its path. While everyone knew the storm's path, and when it would strike, people and the community as a whole were caught off guard by the devastation. Super storm sandy provides an example of why preparing for the worst-case scenario is the prudent path to take.
The Landlord's Friend by Mary Leadbeater
Price: Free! Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The Landlord's Friend is a pamphlet published in 1813 by Irish Quaker Mary Leadbeater for the instruction and education of the brutal Anglo-Irish landlords. It is a fascinating glimpse into the Ireland of the years between the 1798 Rising and the Great Hunger.
The Economics of a Storm
Series: Economics Simply Put. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
What happens when a major storm barrels through an area? In addition to the tragedy of loss of life and loss of property that accompanies so many of these storms, we also see shortages and cries of price gauging. In this short work on the topic, Catherine lays out her argument for why price gauging is not evil, and that artificially maintaining low prices in a crisis situation is not virtuous.
The Art of Urban Survival - A family safety and self defense manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Violence & harassment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This is an encyclopedia of crime prevention and disaster preparedness knowledge that covers a wide spectrum from; what to do if your child has been abducted, to how to decontaminate after being exposed to nuclear fallout. From; how to tell if someone is lying, to the three basic tactics used by predators.
The Prepper's Guide to Soap Crafting and Soap Storage
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Be the cleanest prepper around! Create your own lye-free soap or find the best type of soap to store in the coming years. Informative book shows the best ways to craft your own soap. You'll receive original recipes and valuable storage tips to get the most out of your soap.
Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
This paper offers lessons for making infrastructure disaster-resilient based mainly on the experience of countries in Asia and the Pacific. It also shares practices associated with the multifaceted dimensions of resilience by drawing on publications from international organizations.
Bankrupt at Birth: Why Child Identity Theft Is On The Rise & How It's Happening Under Parents' Noses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,040. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by The Author Incubator. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Child Identity Theft is the fastest growing form of ID theft and it's the one that's least understood. In Bankrupt at Birth, author Joe Mason uses stories and statistics to outline the problem of child identity theft and offers parents practical advice to protect their kids.
ADB’s Response to Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This brief highlights lessons and recommendations from an independent evaluation report that assesses the Asian Development Bank's support for disaster prevention and recovery programs during 1995–2011.
Handbook for Survival — Saving Lives During Radiation Release and Other Disasters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
This is Dr. Brodsky’s 9th book with data and information for protecting health and saving lives. This information fills gaps in official homeland security preparations and will empower civilians to save their own families, not only from radiation but also from other natural disasters or terrorist events.
Held Hostage By Hurricane Sandy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
There is no doubt that many people and places along the eastern seaboard of the United States were changed forever by Hurricane Sandy. The momentous mega storm altered the physical landscape for many miles and left an indelible mark on countless residents. “Held Hostage by Hurricane Sandy” is based upon a handwritten journal kept before, during and after the historic Superstorm. It is not fiction.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Deployment Basics 2012 (IS-101.b) - Federal Disaster Response and Recovery Course - National Incident Management System (NIMS) and National Response Framework
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,080. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is designed to help prepare participants for deployment to a domestic incident.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Applications of GIS for Emergency Management (IS-922) - Geographical Information Systems Database Tools, Fundamentals, History, Usefulness
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) describes how Geographic Information Systems (GIS) work and how using GIS can improve emergency management.
FEMA National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) - Strengthening Disaster Recovery for the Nation - Core Recovery Principles, Guidance for Planning, Community Focus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,630. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) is a guide to promote effective recovery, particularly for those incidents that are large-scale or catastrophic. The NDRF provides guidance that enables effective recovery support to disaster-impacted States, Tribes and local jurisdictions.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Improving Preparedness and Resilience through Public-Private Partnerships (IS-662)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) discusses the steps to establish public-private partnerships and the importance of joint planning.
Apocalypse 12-21-12 The Mayan Prophecies
Price: $9.93 USD. Words: 40,910. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2012 by James B Anderson. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
In his unique book Apocalypse 12-21-12 The Mayan Prophecies an engineer/astronomer offers startling valuable information on the meaning of the long-count calendar. In useful terms he shares his important study of the 2012 “End of Time” and the many real and present dangers we face. Are we in imminent danger? The urgent scenarios are explored, along with helpful advice on how to survive.
Intense Climate-Related Natural Disasters in Asia and the Pacific
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The frequency of intense floods and storms is increasing globally and in Asia and the Pacific amid the specter of climate change, pointing to the need for better mitigation and adaptation to natural disasters. What lessons have we learned so far about how we can better face this issue?
Actions for Survival — Saving Lives in the Immediate Hours After Release of Radioactive or Other Toxic Agents
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,180. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
This is a multilevel book that provides for the practicing professional, first responders, elected officials and decision-makers charged with the responsibility for protection of the civilian population. On its most important level, it makes available in plain language for all members of the general public the vital information necessary for survival following a nuclear terrorism event.
ADB's Emergency and Rehabilitation Assistance on Flood-Affected Areas
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The climate change phenomenon has contributed to severe weather disturbances over the past years, inflicting serious damage on vulnerable groups of people. This synthesis provides key lessons drawn from project evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development
21st Century FEMA Study Course: National Incident Management System (Incident Command System) Emergency Responder Field Operations Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,780. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Field Operations Guide contains voluntary guidance and is designed to assist emergency response personnel in the use of the NIMS Incident Command System (ICS) during incident operations.
Emergency Preparedness Plans: Be Prepared!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Emergency Preparedness Plans, only available in digital form as an ebook, is the definitive guide to help you learn about disasters and emergency situations that occur every day and how to create the best emergency preparedness plan for you and your family to greatly increase your safety and chances of survival.