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Prepare Your Grab-and-Go Kit
Price: Free! Words: 600. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Make a grab-and-go kit so basic items can be accessed easily before a disaster strikes. You can use a backpack or suitcase to carry your kit. Gather the following items on the list to form your kit.
What Would You Do If Your House Burned Down Last Night
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,430. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
What homeowners need to know in order to: *Prevent damage to their homes. *Prepare “just in case”. *Respond when disaster strikes. *Negotiate the insurance claims maze. *Get their property repaired. *Get their lives back to normal. *Strengthen the structure of the home to better withstand *disasters & provide better protection for the family. *Involve the whole family in safe living practices.
Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
This paper offers lessons for making infrastructure disaster-resilient based mainly on the experience of countries in Asia and the Pacific. It also shares practices associated with the multifaceted dimensions of resilience by drawing on publications from international organizations.
Why Me?
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
When bad things happen you ask yourself 'WHY ME?' How do you cope when bad things happen? Where is God and why does God allow suffering? Bad things can have a huge impact on your life and are usually difficult to cope with. The idea of this book is to give you hope and strength to survive the bad things in life.
Frostbite (#4 Destroyers Series)
Series: Destroyers, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,840. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Sophia’s teenage years have been plagued with another presence that lives inside her–one that freezes everything around her when it gets angry. When a new storm goddess arrives in town, it’s determined to get out of Sophia and join her…even it it means Sophia’s destruction and the end of the world.
Off to the Land of Oz Part 5: Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,900. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Anderson's continue their adventures in Part 5: Off to the Land of Oz. They arrive unprepared in Perth, hire the biggest RV they could find, and drive off on the wrong side of the road in this humorous recount of how natural disasters can make even the best laid plans irrelevant. Sharks, surfy's and shaking... what can possibly happen next? Find out with the 6 Andersons 1 World.
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.
Global Warming : Is it Real?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
There is much discussion today concerning global warming, is it real or just another one of the many crisis that the main stream media bestows upon us?
Hurricane Preparedness for Livestock Producers
Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
With the right preparation you can protect your livestock from injury should a hurricane occur. This eBook briefly covers vaccinations, barn preparation, livestock evacuations, feed, hay and water storage.
2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami: Boxing Day Tsunami
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
December 26, 2004 will always be remembered by the devastation caused by one of the largest earthquakes known to man. The Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami is revisited in captivating, understandable detail with illustrations. The impact of the tsunami on the environment and economy (fishing and tourism) and recovery are discussed.