Easy-to-use reference says what to do when societal disruptions occur, whether natural or manmade. Preparation can be the difference between feeling empowered or feeling vulnerable. More
The world is changing, and your life has changed, wherever you live, and whether you approve or not. You are being affected. Your normal routines can now be interrupted at any time. There are no guarantees of stability or safety, so you need to be prepared, for your sake and for your loved ones. There are new threats and new responses. We now face global climate weirding and new challenges, as well as natural disasters. We are no longer insulated from the chaos of the world. Each of these new possibilities must be understood and prepared for. There is hope, however. This easy-to-use and authoritative reference has been updated with information on climate change, Katrina, Fukushima, and frankenstorm Sandy. It tells you what to do, when, and how. What are the four basic emergency situations you may find yourself in today? What are the seven essential life-support components that you must consider? What should you carry with you whenever you go out? How do you make a safe and orderly getaway? What should you have in your grab-and-go survival pack and where should you keep it? When you are caught in your home for a week or more, without utilities, what should you have on hand? How much do you need? What should you take with you when you have to evacuate immediately? How do we form virtual communities to help each other in this new and unpredictable age? The answers are here.