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Fortnight in the Philippines
By Meira bat Erachaim
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
By Lisa Maliga
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
By Progressive Management
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
By Progressive Management
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
By Susan Sterett
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
By Progressive Management
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
By Progressive Management
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
By L. J. Bonham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing. 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
By Paul Wolfle
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
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
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 and national organizations.
ADB's Emergency and Rehabilitation Assistance on Flood-Affected Areas
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
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
By Lucille Redmond
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
By Vitaly Pedchenko
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!
By J. Godsey
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.
The Economics of a Storm
By Catherine Jaime
Series: Economics Simply Put. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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.
Hurricane Preparation Guide
By Jack Cotton, Jr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate
How Do You Prepare For The BIG Storm? There are things to do long before a storm arrives to your area as well as right before it hits. This comprehensive guide will make sure you have the bases covered. From inside the house, to special considerations to those with docks, piers and pools, this guide will help you weather the storm.
ADB’s Response to Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
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.
Intense Climate-Related Natural Disasters in Asia and the Pacific
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
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. This synthesis presents the lessons drawn from evaluations of information sourced from publicly available databases.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration The Changing Face of the Fire Service: A Handbook on Women in Firefighting - Recruitment, Reproductive Issues, Sexual Harassment, Protective Clothing
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The purpose of this document is to help the fire service manager cope with the firefighting workforce as it changes from an all-male environment to one that includes women. The handbook offers guidance and suggestions from people who have experience and expertise in the areas that affect women's integration into fire suppression ranks.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Strategies for Marketing Your Fire Department - Today and Beyond
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,290. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The purpose of this manual is to assist fire service leaders in examining the future, the role of the fire service in that future, and ways to "get there from here." It is designed to provide a fire chief, a public information officer, and other leaders in the fire service with guidance and tips on marketing.