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The Austin Dam Disaster of 1900

by Elizabeth H. Clare

<p>The Austin Dam Disaster of 1900 recreates the era of Gay Nineties Austin, then--as now--a city on the rise and on the make. In 1891, at the behest of ambitious city fathers, the little city of just 15,000 people gambled its future on a ...

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The Beginner Prepper’s Guide for When Disaster Strikes

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by Macenzie Guiver

<p data-version="1.1"><em>Just to say Thank You for checking out this Book I want to give you </em><em>a copy of my upcoming special report “<strong>The Prepper’s Supplies Guide for When Disaster Strikes</strong>”</em></p><p>Disasters often ...

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The Boys in the Cave

Deep Inside the Impossible Rescue in Thailand

by Matt Gutman

<p>From award-winning ABC News Chief National Correspondent Matt Gutman, and written using exclusive interviews and information comes the definitive account of the dramatic story that gripped the world: the miracle rescue of twelve boys and ...

ISBN: 9780062909930

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The Disaster Profiteers

How Natural Disasters Make the Rich Richer and the Poor Even Poorer

by John C. Mutter

<p>Natural disasters don't matter for the reasons we think they do. They generally don't kill a huge number of people. Most years more people kill themselves than are killed by Nature's tantrums. And using standard measures like Gross Domestic ...

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The Disaster Survival Guide

How to Prepare For and Survive Floods, Fires, Earthquakes and More

by Marie D. Jones

<p>Hurricanes. Tornadoes. Floods. Wildfires. Earthquakes. Epidemics. Droughts. Landslides. Trillions of dollars in damages. Billions of people affected. Terrorist attacks. Gas explosions. Bridge collapses. Car, train, and plane crashes. These ...

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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

by Progressive Management

<p>This important December 2017 report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.</p> <p>Defense Support to Civil Authorities (DSCA) is an important mission for the Army and the Department of ...

ISBN: 9780463576922

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The Family Guide to Survival Skills that Can Save Your Life and the Lives of Your Family

by Alan Corson

Think about where you are right now. How well would you and your family fare if today, right now, you were suddenly faced with an enormous disaster—a massive earthquake, a sudden flood, a horrific hurricane, tornado, super storm, or other ...

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The Floyd Collins Tragedy at Sand Cave

by John Benton, Bill Napper & Bob Thompson

Floyd Collins is perhaps the most famous person you have probably never heard of. Collins was a Kentucky cave explorer who was trapped for more than two weeks during the winter of 1925 in a cave located within the boundaries of what is now ...

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The Forgotten Storm

The Great Tri-State Tornado of 1925

by Wallace Akin

<p>The amazing true story of the deadliest tornado in American history, as told by a survivor.</p> ...

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The Four Stages of Highly Effective Crisis Management: How to Manage the Media in the Digital Age

by Jordan-Meier, Jane

<P>From the Japanese tsunami&nbsp;and the Egyptian revolution to the Haitian earthquake and the Australian floods, social media has proven its power to unite, coalesce, support, champion, and save lives. Presenting cutting-edge media ...

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The Fukushima 2011 Disaster

by Eisler, Ronald

<P>On March 11, 2011, Japan experienced the largest earthquake in its history, causing massive loss of life and damage to property and infrastructure. This book discusses governmental and civilian responses to the emergency and summarizes and ...

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The Great Chicago Fire

by John Boda & Ray Johnson

<p>After a hot and very dry summer, Chicago was largely a wooden tinderbox awaiting a spark that would come on the Sunday night of October 8, 1871. What became known as &quot;the Great Chicago Fire&quot; was a massive firestorm that moved faster

ISBN: 9781439662847

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The Great Quake

How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet

by Henry Fountain

<p>**<em>New York Times Book Review</em> Editors' Choice</p> <p>In the bestselling tradition of Erik Larson’s <em>Isaac’s Storm</em>, <em>The Great Quake</em> is a riveting narrative about the biggest earthquake in North American recorded ...

ISBN: 9781101904077

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The Human Side of Disaster

by Drabek, Thomas E.

<P>When disaster strikes, people react, and usually, fear levels rise. Temporarily, however, one motivation supersedes all others: survival of self and those nearby, especially loved ones. Based on the author's years of research and teaching ...

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The Human Side of Disaster, Second Edition

by Drabek, Thomas E.

<P></P> <P>Since the first edition of <EM>The Human Side of Disaster </EM>was published in 2009, new catastrophes have plagued the globe, including earthquakes in Haiti and New Zealand, tornadoes in Alabama and Missouri, floods in numerous ...

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The Iconoclastic Imagination

Image, Catastrophe, and Economy in America from the Kennedy Assassination to September 11

by Ned O'Gorman

<p>Bloody, fiery spectacles—the Challenger disaster, 9/11, JFK’s assassination—have given us moments of catastrophe that make it easy to answer the “where were you when” question and shape our ways of seeing what came before and after. Why are ...

ISBN: 9780226310374

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The Need to Help

The Domestic Arts of International Humanitarianism

by Liisa H. Malkki

<p>In <em>The Need to Help</em> Liisa H. Malkki shifts the focus of the study of humanitarian intervention from aid recipients to aid workers themselves. The anthropological commitment to understand the motivations and desires of these ...

ISBN: 9780822375364

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The Prepper's 'Lights Out' Guide to Surviving with the Grid Down

Survival Family Basics - Preppers Survival Handbook Series

by Macenzie Guiver

<p data-version="1.1"><em>Just to say Thank You for checking out this Book I want to give you a copy of my upcoming special report "<strong>The Prepper's Supplies Guide for When Disaster Strikes</strong>". </em></p><p/><p>Electric power is the ...

ISBN: 9781516370863

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The Prepper's Guide to Soap Crafting and Soap Storage

by Lisa Maliga

<p>Be the cleanest prepper around! Create your own lye-free soap or find the best type of soap to store in the coming years. Informative book shows the best ways to craft your own soap. You&apos;ll receive original recipes and valuable storage ...

ISBN: 9781311058614

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The Prepper’s Emergency First Aid & Survival Medicine Handbook

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by Macenzie Guiver

<p data-version="1.1"><em>Just to say Thank You for checking out this Book I want to give you a copy of my upcoming special report "<strong>The Prepper's Supplies Guide for When Disaster Strikes</strong>" </em></p><p/><p>Limiting the severity of

ISBN: 9781516377572

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