Disaster Preparedness, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615643613
  • ISBN-13: 9781615643615
  • DDC: 613.69
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 336 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Disaster preparedness is a topic that everyone should consider. No matter where people live, the potential for a natural or manmade disaster exists. Disaster Preparedness: a Living Free Guide, is a practical and essential reference to preparing for the worst. This book teaches you the essentials — producing and conserving drinkable water, generating emergency power, creating and maintaining emergency food supplies, and much more. Written without political or religious bias, Disaster Preparedness is a reference that every home can use before, during, and after a disaster strikes.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Before Disaster Strikes.
2: Making a Survival Plan.
3: Your Family Preparedness Kit.
4: Gearing Up.
5: Financial Preparedness.
6: Essential Documents.
7: Securing Your Home.
8: A Storm Is Brewing.
9: Are You Ready?.
10: Should You Stay or Go?.
11: Disaster Strikes.
12: The First Seven Days.
13: The First Hour.
14: Managing Food and Water.
15: Assessing Damage to Your Home.
16: Playing with Fire.
17: Safety and Security.
18: Shelter Safety.
19: City Mouse, Country Mouse.
20: First Aid During a Disaster.
21: Immediate Life Threats.
22: Treating Injuries.
23: Heat and Cold Exposure.
24: Other Signs and Symptoms of Illness.
25: After the Dust Settles.
26: Coping with the Aftermath.
27: Navigating the Red Tape.
About the Authors.