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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.
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.
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.
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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Multihazard Planning for Childcare and Childcare Providers (IS-36) - Crucial Planning and Emergency Information for Man-made and Natural Hazards (2012 Course)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,160. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides covers the steps to help childcare providers prepare for incidents to ensure the safety of the children at their site.
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 FEMA Study Course: Overview of the FEMA Qualification System (FQS) and Qualification Review Boards (QRBs) IS-207
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,080. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an overview of the FEMA Qualification System (FQS) and the Qualification Review Boards (QRBs).
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Planning for Public Works (IS-554) - including National Incident Management System (NIMS) Approach
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) explains how public works prepares and plans for emergencies.
2012 Funding Alternatives for Emergency Medical and Fire Services - Writing Effective Grant Proposals, Local, State and Federal Funding for EMS and Fire, Foundations and Corporate Grants
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The purpose of this manual is to identify the various grants and innovative funding alternatives available for emergency medical services (EMS) and fire protection services. Where appropriate, a discussion of the pros and cons of a particular funding source is discussed.
U.S. Fire Administration Technical Report Series Special Report: Rail Emergencies, Amtrak Sunset Limited Domestic Terrorism, Amtrak Derailment, Eleven Case Studies
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The USFA has selected the topic of rail emergencies as the subject of a special report under the Major Fires Investigation Program. The focus of this report will be the planning and response aspects of managing large scale rail emergencies from the standpoint of command and control, with the objective of providing care to the injured.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Management Preparedness Fundamentals (IS-910)
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,050. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) introduces and overviews basic preparedness concepts and present basic strategies for improving community preparedness.
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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Damage Assessment for Public Works (IS-556) - Local Assessment for Public Works Professionals, Urban Planners, Local Government Officials, Elected Officials
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,820. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: 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 build local capacity for damage assessment by enabling the development or refinement of a damage assessment program for the public works agency.
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.
Disaster Response: Staff Officer's Handbook with Observations, Insights, and Lessons - Comprehensive Information on Military Response to Natural Disasters, Emergency Management, Terrorism
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This is a uniquely valuable, informative, and up-to-date guide to military emergency management response, covering all aspects of defense support to civilians in times of crisis.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Public Works and Disaster Recovery Course Overview (IS-558) - How and Why Public Works Should Plan For Recovery
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) explains how public works is involved in disaster recovery.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: FEMA Safety Orientation 2012 (IS-35.12) - Workplace Risks, Hazards, Safe Practices for Disaster Workers, Travel Issues, Emergency Procedures
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,800. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. 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 orientation to important safety issues and safe practices for disaster workers.
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.
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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Community Preparedness: Implementing Simple Activities for Everyone (IS-909), Practical Emergency Preparedness Steps for Families and Communities
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,060. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) presents a model program for community preparedness.