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The Art of Urban Survival - A family safety and self defense manual
By Stefan Verstappen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Violence & harassment
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.
Apocalypse 12-21-12 The Mayan Prophecies
By James Burton Anderson
Price: $9.93 USD. Words: 40,910. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2012 by James B Anderson. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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.
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.
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: May 30, 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 civil rights, including the laws that govern civil rights and strategies that will help FEMA employees protect the civil rights of those served.
Emergency Preparedness Plans: Be Prepared!
By Chris Kern
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Applications of GIS for Emergency Management (IS-922) - Geographical Information Systems Database Tools, Fundamentals, History, Usefulness
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Improving Preparedness and Resilience through Public-Private Partnerships (IS-662)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,380. 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) discusses the steps to establish public-private partnerships and the importance of joint planning.
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,080. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services
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: Emergency Planning (IS-235.b) - December 2011 Guide for Emergency Management Personnel in Developing Emergency Operations Plans (EOP)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published: June 6, 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 aid emergency management personnel in developing an effective emergency operations plan (EOP).
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,840. 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) was written to make persons involved in commercial retail operations aware of the actions they can take to identify and report suspicious purchases.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Local Damage Assessment (IS-559) - Identify Needs, Set Priorities, Drive Response and Recovery Actions
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,820. 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) provides information and resources that will enable participants to plan an effective damage assessment program and conduct rapid and effective damage assessments in order to save lives.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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: 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.