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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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,270. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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.
Incident Response Pocket Guide and Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide - All-Hazard Response, Homeowner Fire Mitigation, Firewise Communities, Living with Fire
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,370. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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: Multihazard Planning for Childcare and Childcare Providers (IS-36) - Crucial Planning and Emergency Information for Man-made and Natural Hazards (2012 Course)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,160. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Work-related health
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 FEMA Study Course: - Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) - Creating Effective Alert and Warning Messages (IS-247.a)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,140. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
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.
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.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Emergency Vehicle Visibility and Conspicuity Study - Standards, Retroreflective Technology, Contour Markings
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: 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.
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
World Livestock 2013 - Changing disease landscapes
Price: Free! Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Changing disease landscapes offers a comprehensive approach for the promotion of global health and gives greater emphasis on agro-ecological resilience, protection of biodiversity and efficient use of natural resources to ensure safer food supply chains.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Civil Rights and FEMA Disaster Assistance 2012 (IS-21.12) - Review of Laws, Procedures, Policies, plus Disaster Response Military Handbook
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an orientation to civil rights, including the laws that govern civil rights and strategies that will help FEMA employees protect the civil rights of those served.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Emergency Vehicle Safety Initiative - Apparatus Safety Devices, Traffic Control Measures, Highway Operations, Training
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,820. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: 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.
U.S. Fire Administration Technical Report Series Special Report: Rail Emergencies, Amtrak Sunset Limited Domestic Terrorism, Amtrak Derailment, Eleven Case Studies
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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 Planning (IS-235.b) - December 2011 Guide for Emergency Management Personnel in Developing Emergency Operations Plans (EOP)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is designed to aid emergency management personnel in developing an effective emergency operations plan (EOP).
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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.
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 102,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
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: Retail Security Awareness: Understanding the Hidden Hazards (IS-912) - Identifying and Report Suspicious Purchases or Thefts of Dangerous Products by Terrorists
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,840. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) was written to make persons involved in commercial retail operations aware of the actions they can take to identify and report suspicious purchases.
Hurricane Preparation Guide
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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.
My Preparedness List
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
What do I need? How do I start? What am I forgetting? Where do I find the gear, food, tools and information that my family will need to survive a manmade or natural disaster? This book will help you answers those very important questions when you make your preparedness list. Not only can you save time and money with these list but also reduce the chance of forgetting something.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Strategies for Marketing Your Fire Department - Today and Beyond
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,290. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
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.
Prepper Blades! Edged, Primitive and Improvised Weapons for the Apocalypse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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.
Fortnight in the Philippines
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.