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Incident Response Pocket Guide and Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide - All-Hazard Response, Homeowner Fire Mitigation, Firewise Communities, Living with Fire
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,370. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This ebook reproduces two important wildfire and incident-response documents: Incident Response Pocket Guide and Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: National Incident Management System (Incident Command System) Emergency Responder Field Operations Guide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,780. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: 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.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Emergency Vehicle Visibility and Conspicuity Study - Standards, Retroreflective Technology, Contour Markings
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This report analyzes emergency vehicle visibility and conspicuity with an eye toward expanding efforts in these areas to improve vehicle and roadway operations safety for all emergency responders.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Emergency Vehicle Safety Initiative - Apparatus Safety Devices, Traffic Control Measures, Highway Operations, Training
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,820. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The purpose of this report is to identify practices that have the potential to decrease that risk, as well as to reduce the number of injuries and deaths that occur while responding to and returning from incidents.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: - Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) - Creating Effective Alert and Warning Messages (IS-247.a)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,140. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an overview of IPAWS, its operation and benefits.
Handbook for Survival — Saving Lives During Radiation Release and Other Disasters
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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.
Fortnight in the Philippines
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The personal account of a casualty extraction and medical evacuation pilot and her team during their mission to the devastated Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.
The Prepper's Guide to Soap Crafting and Soap Storage
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Contingency and Disaster Planning (Air Force Pamphlet 10-219, Volume 1) - Air Force Civil Engineer History, Terrorism, Natural Disasters
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 102,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Air Force document discusses contingencies for which civil engineers must be prepared. It contains practical information to help unit-level civil engineers plan their responses to contingencies, disasters, war, and other military operations.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Camp Planning for Displaced Persons (Air Force Handbook 10-222) - Safety, Gender Considerations, USAID, Humanitarian Relief, NGOs, Multinational Forces
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Camp construction for displaced persons (DPs) falls within military Foreign Humanitarian Assistance (FHA) operations. The tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) associated with FHA throughout this handbook can be directly applied to displaced persons camp planning and construction.
Disaster and Sociolegal Studies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,190. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Legal governance of disaster brings both care and punishment to the upending of daily life of place-based disasters. National states use disasters to reorganize how they govern. This collection, edited by Denver University professor, Susan Sterett considers how law is implicated in disaster. The findings point to reconsidering what states do in disaster, and how law enables and constrains action.
FEMA National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) - Strengthening Disaster Recovery for the Nation - Core Recovery Principles, Guidance for Planning, Community Focus
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,630. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: 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.
Complete Guide to Hurricane Sandy: Rebuilding Task Force and Strategy, Tropical Cyclone Report, Service Assessment, Future Risks, Damage in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Microgrid
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,270. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This comprehensive ebook provides authoritative rebuilding and recovery information, plus detailed historical meteorological data, about Hurricane Sandy. This compilation features the recently released major federal report on rebuilding and recovery, the Sandy Rebuilding Task Force chaired by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, plus reports and material from the National Hurricane Center.
Prepper Blades! Edged, Primitive and Improvised Weapons for the Apocalypse
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Swords don't require you to reload. When all hell breaks loose, will you have the weapons necessary to survive? Being a prepper requires basic knowledge of edged, primitive, and improvised weapons. The author takes you through the basic weapons, including some medieval weapons you probably haven't thought of.
Held Hostage By Hurricane Sandy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: 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.
Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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.
ADB's Emergency and Rehabilitation Assistance on Flood-Affected Areas
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
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
The Landlord's Friend by Mary Leadbeater
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Price: Free! Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
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.
Survival Guide for Beginners
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Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
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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 Ultimate Bug Out Bag for Pets Evacuating with Pets, Short-term and Zombie Apocalypse!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This extended article (8K word) is a comprehensive reference, covering the complete emergency supply list for all your pets: dogs, cats, and other small household pets. It includes a full checklists of materials and product recommendations for First Aid Kits and Bug Out Bags.