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ADB's Emergency and Rehabilitation Assistance on Flood-Affected Areas
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The climate change phenomenon has contributed to severe weather disturbances over the past years, inflicting serious damage on vulnerable groups of people. This synthesis provides key lessons drawn from project evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development
The Landlord's Friend by Mary Leadbeater
Price: Free! Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The Landlord's Friend is a pamphlet published in 1813 by Irish Quaker Mary Leadbeater for the instruction and education of the brutal Anglo-Irish landlords. It is a fascinating glimpse into the Ireland of the years between the 1798 Rising and the Great Hunger.
Survival Guide for Beginners
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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Super storm Sandy ripped up the eastern seaboard of the United States, leaving death and destruction in its path. While everyone knew the storm's path, and when it would strike, people and the community as a whole were caught off guard by the devastation. Super storm sandy provides an example of why preparing for the worst-case scenario is the prudent path to take.
The Ultimate Bug Out Bag for Pets Evacuating with Pets, Short-term and Zombie Apocalypse!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: 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.
The Economics of a Storm
Series: Economics Simply Put. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
What happens when a major storm barrels through an area? In addition to the tragedy of loss of life and loss of property that accompanies so many of these storms, we also see shortages and cries of price gauging. In this short work on the topic, Catherine lays out her argument for why price gauging is not evil, and that artificially maintaining low prices in a crisis situation is not virtuous.
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.
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.
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?
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.