Description : Caught in the eye of a hurricane! Would you survive? Billy Gordon is fascinated by natural disasters. When a school assignment requires him to research a current event, he knows exactly what to write about: Hurricane Hazel, which is currently blasting the Caribbean. It's been in all the news reports and Billy's been following its progress closely. But after days of heavy rain Billy starts to get concerned that the Hurricane could strike close to home. His friends and family think he's overreacting. How could a hurricane strike Toronto when it's so far inland? Then on the night of October 15, the rain and wind intensify and Billy's home and that of his neighbours on Raymore Drive are flooded. Will they survive? Hurricane Hazel was a category 4 hurricane that struck Toronto on the night of October 15, 1954. Winds of 110 km/hour and 285 mm of rain over 48 hours hit Toronto. Thousands were left homeless. Eighty-one people died in Toronto when waterways flooded, thirty-five of them on Raymore Drive near the Humber River.
Description : This book is part of the "Hurricane Tolerant Community" (HTC) series. The guide is based on everyone's need for sound hurricane planning with an emphasis on reducing losses to individuals and communities. The chapters are geared to providing hurricane mitigation knowledge to empower homeowners, professional individuals, organizations and communities. This book is designed to make you think about your house and location in relationship to a hurricane event. Hopefully, the book will prompt you to act in developing a hurricane survival plan. The expectation is for each participant to develop a proactive role in planning for a hurricane event.
Description : Based on international protocols, Hurricane Survival focuses on what people can do before, during and after a hurricane to protect themselves and their property. Also included are smartphone QR codes linking to emergency services agencies. Laminated for durability, this portable guide is an ideal source of quick and accurate information.www.waterfordpress.com
Description : Since 1980, weather-related disasters have caused just over 618,200 fatalities and cost a total of $1.3 trillion. Between the 1980s and he 1990s, weather fatalities jumped over 60 percent. Hurricanes Tornadoes Floods Blizzards Lightning Hailstorms Be prepared for weather disasters no matter where you live. The Ultimate Storm Survival Handbook gives you all the information you need to be prepared for the storms in your area. Along with clear instructions on preparing before a storm, the book also contains helpful, quick reference checklists for each storm. Before-the-storm preparedness instructions include: creating a plan for family survival securing your home and taking inventory caring for your pets familiarizing yourself with your area's storms and storm safety knowing what the warnings mean planning for the infirm and elderly Also includes: survival kit guidelines emergency preparedness checklists weather and strom preparation Web sites
Description : Introduction to English as a Second Language Teacher's Book is part of the series of resources which bring students to a level where they are ready to study Cambridge IGCSE® or equivalent courses and accompanies the Introduction to English as a Second Language Coursebook and Workbook. The series is written by an experienced ESL teacher and trainer, and includes answers to all of the exercises in the Coursebook and Workbook. This book features Top Tips to help teachers with the course and Differentiated Activities to stretch able students while supporting those that need more help.
Description : Introduction to English as a Second Language Teacher's Book is part of the series of resources which bring students to a level where they are ready to study Cambridge IGCSE® or equivalent courses. The series is written by an experienced ESL teacher and trainer. This Teacher's Book accompanies the Introduction to English as a Second Language Coursebook and Workbook. The book includes answers to all of the exercises in the Coursebook, Top Tips to help teachers with the course, and Differentiated Activities to stretch able students while supporting those that need more help.
Description : Many people find themselves unprepared when a disaster strikes. This guide will force you to think about what you need to do in order to survive such an occurrence and not lose the things that matter most, such as your life (and the lives of your family), prized personal possessions, home and garage, and pets. We discuss how to prepare your home in order to avoid as much damage as possible, how to shop wisely and when to do so, generator use, and more! We also detail how to survive in the aftermath of a disaster when stores, gas stations, and public utilities are not functioning. At the end of the book are a number of checklists to guide you in your preparation.We survived an earthquake, a flooded out home, tropical storms, and hurricanes. This story is laced with personal stories, personally taken pictures, humor, and enough serious subject matter that you will feel motivated to get to work now!Our planning saved us and our possessions. We know that our experiences and insight can help you too!
Description : Owning a small business can be a fulfilling and financiallyrewarding experience, but to be successful, you must know what todo before starting a business; what to do while the business is upand running; and, most importantly, what to do when the businessruns into trouble. With a combined fifty years of small business experience betweenthem, authors Barbara Weltman and Jerry Silberman know what ittakes to make it in this competitive environment, and in SmallBusiness Survival Book, they show you how. In a clear and concisevoice, Weltman and Silberman reveal twelve surefire ways to helpyour small business survive and thrive in today's market. With thisbook as your guide, you'll discover how to: * Delegate effectively * Monitor cash flow * Extend credit and stay on top of collections * Build and maintain credit and restructure your debt * Meet your tax obligations * Grow your business with successful marketing strategies * Use legal protections * Plan for catastrophe and disaster recovery Whether you're considering starting a new business or looking toimprove your current venture, Small Business Survival Book has whatyou need to succeed.