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Personal Disaster Planning Handbook

by Frank Borelli

Based on experience and knowledge gained during his thirty-plus years of service in uniform, the author prepared this Personal Disaster Planning Handbook to offer basic guidance. This handbook addresses emergency preparedness at home, and in a ...

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Portacom City

Reporting on the Christchurch and Kaikoura earthquakes

by Paul Gorman

<p><em>The ripples the earthquake sent across the region and down the years continue to affect our lives, our livelihoods and endeavours.</em></p> <p>On 4 September 2010, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck 30 kilometres west of Christchurch. ...

ISBN: 9781927277379

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Prepared Neighborhoods

Creating Resilience One Street at a Time

by Scott James

<p>Resiliency is a worthwhile pursuit, both for individuals and communities. But how to build strength into our lives as citizens? And into our towns? According to author Scott James, the answer lies within our neighborhoods, where ...

ISBN: 9780692851692

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Preparedness and Response for Catastrophic Disasters

by Bissell, Rick

<P></P> <P>Based on a popular course for the FEMA Higher Education project, <STRONG>Preparedness and Response for Catastrophic Disasters</STRONG> provides important insight into plans to mitigate and respond to the devastation caused by ...

ISBN: 9781466511910

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Prepper's Home Defense

Security Strategies to Protect Your Family by Any Means Necessary

by Jim Cobb

ISBN: 9781612431437

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Preppers Guide : The Essential Preppers Guide Box Set

The Blokehead Success Series

by Scott Green

<p>This book will help you to prepare well for disaster. Preparedness needs adequate knowledge and understanding, as well as careful planning and proper execution in order to be successful. Nobody wants to get all the hard work done only to find

ISBN: 9781507086513

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Preppers Guide: The Essential Prepper's Guide & Handbook for Survival!

The Blokehead Success Series

by Scott Green

<p>Disaster strikes often without any notice. A simple storm may turn out to be very devastating in a few hours. An earthquake can strike at any time without any forewarning. Anything can happen without leaving much time for preparation. This is

ISBN: 9781507081983

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Prepping with Children: A Family Survival Guide

by Robert Paine

<p data-version="1.1"><b style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">Are You and Your Family Ready to Survive the Next Disaster?</b><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: verdana,

ISBN: 9781507044988

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Principles of Emergency Management

Hazard Specific Issues and Mitigation Strategies

by Michael J. Fagel

<p>Principles of Emergency Management: Hazard Specific Issues and Mitigation offers preparedness and mitigation recommendations for advanced emergency planning. Because disasters are so unpredictable, advance planning is needed to effectively ...

ISBN: 9781466516694

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Principles of Emergency Management and Emergency Operations Centers (EOC)

by Fagel, Michael J.

<P><STRONG>Principles of Emergency Management and Emergency Operations Centers (EOC)</STRONG> provides a clear and up-to-date understanding of how an EOC should operate within the guidance of various federal and national programs. It discusses ...

ISBN: 9781439838525

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Principles of Emergency Management: Hazard Specific Issues and Mitigation Strategies

by Fagel, Michael J.

<P><STRONG>Principles of Emergency Management: Hazard Specific Issues and Mitigation</STRONG> offers preparedness and mitigation recommendations for advanced emergency planning. Because disasters are so unpredictable, advance planning is needed ...

ISBN: 9781439871218

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Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti

Disaster Industrial Complex

by Juliana Svistova & Loretta Pyles

<p>Natural disasters have long been seen as naturally generated events, but as scientific, technological, and social knowledge of disasters has become more sophisticated, the part that people and systems play in disaster events has become more ...

ISBN: 9781315306018

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Radiation Injury Prevention and Mitigation in Humans

by Prasad, Kedar N.

<P>With an estimated 3.3 billion ionizing radiation imaging examinations performed worldwide each year, the growing use of x-ray-based diagnostic procedures raises concerns about long-term health risks, especially cancer. In addition, rapid ...

ISBN: 9781439874257

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Radiation Nation

Three Mile Island and the Political Transformation of the 1970s

by Natasha Zaretsky

<p>On March 28, 1979, the worst nuclear reactor accident in U.S. history occurred at the Three Mile Island power plant in Central Pennsylvania. <em>Radiation Nation</em> tells the story of what happened that day and in the months and years that ...

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Radiation Threats and Your Safety: A Guide to Preparation and Response for Professionals and Community

by Ansari, Armin

<P>While it has aided far many more than it has harmed, radiation is forever etched in the public's mind as an indiscriminate and particularly pernicious killer. Consequently, it is especially critical in this age of terrorist threats that we ...

ISBN: 9781420083620

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Recovery from Disaster

by Ian Davis & David Alexander

<p>Disasters can dominate newspaper headlines and fill our TV screens with relief appeals, but the complex long-term challenge of recovery—providing shelter, rebuilding safe dwellings, restoring livelihoods and shattered lives—generally fails to

ISBN: 9781317395270

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Reducing Disaster Risk by Managing Urban Land Use

Guidance Notes for Planners

by Asian Development Bank

<p>This publication provides guidance for urban planners on how to use land use management-related tools they have at their disposal---land use planning, development control instruments, greenfield development, and urban redevelopment---to ...

ISBN: 9789292574765

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Renew Orleans?

Globalized Development and Worker Resistance after Katrina

by Aaron Schneider

<p><strong>Urban development after disaster, the fading of black political clout, and the onset of gentrification</strong></p> <p>Like no other American city, New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina offers powerful insight into issues of political ...

ISBN: 9781452956473

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Reporting Disasters

Famine, Aid, Politics and the Media

by Suzanne Franks

<p>The media reporting of the Ethiopian Famine in 1984-5 was an iconic news event. It is widely believed to have had an unprecedented impact, challenging perceptions of Africa and mobilising public opinion and philanthropic action in a dramatic ...

ISBN: 9781849044950

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Resilience

by Kevin Grove

<p>Is resilience simply a fad, or is it a new way of thinking about human–environment relations, and the governance of these relations, that has real staying power? Is resilience a dangerous, depoliticizing concept that neuters incipient ...

ISBN: 9781317340003

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