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Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Guide for All-Hazard Emergency Operations Planning (EOP) State and Local Guide (SLG) 101, Earthquake, Hurricane, Flood and Dam Failure
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,630. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This State and Local Guide (SLG) provides emergency managers and other emergency services personnel with information on FEMA's concept for developing risk-based, all-hazard emergency operations plans.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Actions for Survival — Saving Lives in the Immediate Hours After Release of Radioactive or Other Toxic Agents
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,180. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This is a multilevel book that provides for the practicing professional, first responders, elected officials and decision-makers charged with the responsibility for protection of the civilian population. On its most important level, it makes available in plain language for all members of the general public the vital information necessary for survival following a nuclear terrorism event.
Bankrupt at Birth: Why Child Identity Theft Is On The Rise & How It's Happening Under Parents' Noses
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,040. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by The Author Incubator. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
Child Identity Theft is the fastest growing form of ID theft and it's the one that's least understood. In Bankrupt at Birth, author Joe Mason uses stories and statistics to outline the problem of child identity theft and offers parents practical advice to protect their kids.
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
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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.
The Art of Urban Survival - A family safety and self defense manual
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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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Applications of GIS for Emergency Management (IS-922) - Geographical Information Systems Database Tools, Fundamentals, History, Usefulness
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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: Retail Security Awareness: Understanding the Hidden Hazards (IS-912) - Identifying and Report Suspicious Purchases or Thefts of Dangerous Products by Terrorists
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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: Emergency Management Preparedness Fundamentals (IS-910)
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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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Community Preparedness: Implementing Simple Activities for Everyone (IS-909), Practical Emergency Preparedness Steps for Families and Communities
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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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Improving Preparedness and Resilience through Public-Private Partnerships (IS-662)
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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: Local Damage Assessment (IS-559) - Identify Needs, Set Priorities, Drive Response and Recovery Actions
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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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Public Works and Disaster Recovery Course Overview (IS-558) - How and Why Public Works Should Plan For Recovery
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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: Damage Assessment for Public Works (IS-556) - Local Assessment for Public Works Professionals, Urban Planners, Local Government Officials, Elected Officials
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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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Planning for Public Works (IS-554) - including National Incident Management System (NIMS) Approach
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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.