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Inclusion of Disaster Resiliency in City and Neighborhood Comprehensive Plans - Locating Areas at Risk of Flooding Using Geographic Information System and Census Data to Analyze Regional Plans
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,970. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
Once hazard mitigation is included in a city's comprehensive plan, the region and its citizens are more prepared to respond to a potential natural disaster. The purpose of this study was to illuminate factors that encourage cities to include hazard mitigation within their comprehensive plans.
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.
Advanced Guide On Disaster Management Natural & Manmade Volume - I
Price: Free! Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Organizations & institutions
Advanced guide on Disaster Management enumerates the various phases of mitigation, recovery, rehabilitation, reconstruction, preparedness and response. Search and rescue missions, timely arrival of aid and first responders will always play crucial role in mitigating the effects during response phase.
Suspended Disbelief: Role of Department of Defense in Interagency Foreign Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response – Case Studies of Haiti Earthquake, Super Typhoon Haiyan Operation Damayan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,070. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
What actions, if any, will make foreign humanitarian assistance and disaster response (FHA/DR) operations in the Department of Defense (DOD) more effective? The requirement for interagency responses to events of great magnitude has created the need for leaders of those participating organizations to grasp what is required of them during those instances.
The Insurance Aftershock:The Christchurch Fiasco Post-Earthquakes 2010-2016
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,500. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Insurance / property, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Economic policy
More than five years have passed since the September 4, 2010 Canterbury earthquake. Many thousands of Cantabrians are still living away from their homes, paying rents, mortgages and rates on uninhabitable properties, slowly going broke and as yet there is no end in sight. In the background is an insurance industry and a Government that has done little to assist the population in its time of need.
The Language of Hope, Finding the Way Through
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Ancient
Examining the many facets of hope found in both Scripture and in daily life, The Language of Hope... guides the reader to a new awareness that hope can be found despite crushing realities, by throwing aside obstacles in our thinking, attitudes, or behavior that hold us captive. "Instructive, practical, a treasure to savor slowly."
After a Disaster - Information to Help You and Your Family Recover
Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety & first aid
Disaster recovery guide that provides simple information on how individuals, families and businesses can recover from a disaster such as a wildfire, hurricane, severe weather and more. Created by The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, The Texas A&M System.
Surreal Sunday; Katastrophic Katrina
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Natural history
A step by step journey of the 8 day week following the devastating Katrina hurricane of 2005. It is laid out by the numerous media reports from press, radio and TV.
Center
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,470. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Communicator groups are needed. The leader is known when he or she uses the power of the group to make someone hear them. That one becomes their center. The past is taken from those judged criminal without hope of rehabilitation. They are sentenced to be loved. It was a new place and Tass was a bit nervous and looking around. The big man said exactly the wrong thing.
Callout: Responding to Haiti's Earthquake
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,780. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Callout is the story of one individual's actions in response to the earthquake of 12 January 2010 outside of Port-au-Prince Haiti. Join Rick Davis on the ground real-time via his blog. Read comments on Haiti today. Discover the inside processes of disaster response.