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A Framework for National Guard Employment in the Homeland - Guard History as National and State Asset, Deploying in Large-Scale Complex Event, New Madrid Seismic Zone Earthquake, Civil Defense Support
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,650. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
This study explores the doctrinal divide among homeland defense (HD), homeland security (HS), and defense support to civil authorities (DSCA) and questions whether these doctrinal spaces are adequately instructive to National Guard domestic action.
Surviving a Catastrophic Power Outage: How to Strengthen the Capabilities of the Nation - Preventing Severe Cascading Impacts on Critical Sectors Like Water, Communications, Transportation, Healthcare
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 51,670. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Electrical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The nation has steadily improved its ability to respond to major disasters and the power outages that often result. But increasing threats—whether severe natural disasters, cyber-physical attacks, electromagnetic events, or some combination—present new challenges for protecting the national power grid and recovering quickly from a catastrophic power outage.
The DSCA Corps: Bridging the Gap Between the Profession of Arms and Domestic Operations - Defense Support to Civil Authorities Case Study of Hurricane Sandy and Cascadia Rising Earthquake Exercise
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
An examination of two cases, the 2012 response to Hurricane Sandy and the 2016 Cascadia Rising earthquake response exercise, identifies several shortfalls in integration and coordination between the Army, other service components, and civil authorities.
Animal Management in Disasters, Volume 2, Animals and Communities
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,020. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
Animal Management in Disasters, Volume 2, Animals and Communities provides: In depth discussions of the role of animal owners, emergency managers, volunteers, liability and business continuity during natural and technological hazards; Practical information to engage communities in mitigating adverse impacts of disasters on animals and their owners.
Animal Management in Disasters, Volume 1, Animals and People
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,090. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
"Animal Management in Disasters" provides comprehensive information on all aspects of animal care in disasters; an in depth understanding of natural and technological hazards; and practical information on specific procedures to keep animals and owners safe. Written by one of the world's foremost authorities on the care of animals in disasters
You Can't Sleep Here: A Clown's Guide to Surviving Homelessness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Homelessness is like a snowstorm - you never know when it'll strike. I wrote this book from my first-hand perspective of homelessness. It's to help you deal with life in the unforgiving street. My approach is humorous in nature, after all, isn't being homeless bad enough without me making it seem so hopeless?
Risk Unbound: Threat, Catastrophe, and the End of Homeland Security - Risk Management, Lac-Megantic Quebec Oil Train Derailment Accident, 2015 Germanwings 9525 Airplane Crash, Hermeneutic Method
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
Threat and catastrophe highlight the impossibility of providing perfect security, and demonstrate the limitations of risk-based security practices. This thesis presents an argument in three parts.
Basic Prepping Essentials: Weapons
Series: Basic Prepping Essentials. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,280. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Security
What can Basic Prepping Essentials offer you? Insights on guns, ammunition, products, strategies and tactics from the prepper point of view: what you need, what you want, what works and what's worth it.
Leading Air Mobility Operations in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies - Joint Doctrine Review and Analysis, Practical Realities for Mission and Political Success, Who Moved My Cheese?
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides an educational foundation for Mobility Air Forces (MAF) charged with leadership of complex humanitarian emergencies (CHE).
Command and Control of Military Forces in the Homeland - Lack of Unity of Effort between National Guard and Federal Military Forces in Disasters and WMD Incidents, Posse Comitatus, Hurricane Katrina
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the question of how command and control of military forces in support of civil authority can be achieved when the scope of a crisis requires federal involvement.
Media Interaction With the Public in Emergency Situations: Four Case Studies - Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident, Los Angeles Riots and Rodney King, World Trade Center Bombing, Oklahoma City Bombing
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this interesting study provides an analysis of media coverage of four major emergency situations in the United States and the impact of that coverage on the public.
Surviving Tracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,720. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
In 1974, the most destructive tropical cyclone recorded in Australia’s history devastated Darwin on Christmas Eve, turning the city into a war zone. This book is a collection of survivor stories.
Wings of Hope: The U.S. Air Force and Humanitarian Airlift Operations - Berlin Airlift, Vietnam, Floods, Disasters, Africa, Provide Comfort for Iraqi Kurds, Bosnia, Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Katrina
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,530. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) book reviews the long and honorable history of humanitarian airlifts - part of a well-established tradition dating back three-quarters of a century to the early days of military flight.
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,630. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: 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
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.
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 & 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 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 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.
Disaster and Sociolegal Studies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,190. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,270. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & 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.

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