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ADB’s Response to Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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.
Actions for Survival — Saving Lives in the Immediate Hours After Release of Radioactive or Other Toxic Agents
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,180. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,040. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by The Author Incubator. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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.
Intense Climate-Related Natural Disasters in Asia and the Pacific
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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. What lessons have we learned so far about how we can better face this issue?
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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
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.
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.
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.
Emergency Preparedness Plans: Be Prepared!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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.
The Art of Urban Survival - A family safety and self defense manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Violence & harassment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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
Price: $9.93 USD. Words: 40,910. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2012 by James B Anderson. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Applications of GIS for Emergency Management (IS-922) - Geographical Information Systems Database Tools, Fundamentals, History, Usefulness
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
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
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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Management Preparedness Fundamentals (IS-910)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,050. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,060. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: June 8, 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) 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,820. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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.