Description : This handbook is a practical approach to providing for yourself & your family in the event of the unthinkable. A recent survey showed over 75% of Americans fear, the U.S. economy will fall. No less the man made and natural disasters that looms over our heads daily. in the event of a catastrophe, what does the future look like for you and your family? Watch your local news & you can actually see it unfold. Riots, looting, home invasions, fire set a blaze, food is scarce & crime goes through the roof! There is little to no work & this is just the beginning of the chaos to follow. After spending thousands of dollars unnecessarily & years of research trying to find answers, it became apparent people need an easy to follow informative book. This had book will help guide you through the process which can be daunting to say the least. I have compiled useful information, actual Web Sites, books I found helpful, equipment you will need & much more.......Good luck to you all!
Description : Ninety-nine percent of the time the world spins like a top, the skies are clear, and your refrigerator is full of milk and cheese. But know with certainty that the world is a dangerous place. Storms rage, fires burn, and diseases spread. No one is ever completely safe. Not you. Not your children. We all live as part of a very complex ecosystem that is unpredictable and willing to kill us without remorse or pause. This book will help you to establish a practical disaster preparedness plan for your entire family, covering all 14 basic human needs. Additional information is also presented for those with special needs, including the elderly, children, people with disabilities, pregnant women, and pets. Every topic is well researched, with over 240 references cited, and is presented in a clear, easy to read format.
Description : A Practical Plan to Prepare Your Family for Real Emergencies Prepare Your Family for Survival is a unique beginner resource and advanced storage guide to get your family totally prepared for the unexpected. Linda Loosli—of FoodStorageMoms.com—is a prepping expert who’s spent decades researching emergency preparedness, food storage, and first aid for families with kids. She’s compiled her hard-earned knowledge into easy-to-follow storage plans that cover everything from water and food to alternative cooking devices, emergency toilets, 72-hour kits for every member of the family (even babies and pets), first-aid kits, and more. You’ll learn exactly what you need to store for a family of two, three, four, or five—whether you’re preparing to survive for three days, seven days, or a month. The book is packed to the brim with information, but Linda presents it in an easygoing and practical manner. Beginners find step-by-step plans for getting started frugally, while veteran preppers gain tips and advice for advanced preparedness and the top products on the market. Prepare Your Family for Survival is a book like no other with preparedness guides and storage methods that are tried and true, used by Linda and her family throughout the years. It’s an unfortunate fact that emergencies, power outages, and natural disasters happen around the world every year, but with Prepare Your Family for Survival, you’ll be ready when it happens to you.
Description : Outdoor enthusiasts can easily be caught unaware by accidental injury, equipment failure, climate changes such as rain or snow, and other unexpected situations. In a clear, concise style Alan Fry covers what people need to know before starting out, including: -Choosing the appropriate clothing and footwear --Starting and managing fire -Building emergency shelter -Administering first aid -Obtaining water and food -Signaling for help -Staying calm until help arrives This revised edition of Wilderness Survival Handbook reflects the best of both modern information and native lore from Fry's decades of living and travelling in the outdoors.
Description : Thoroughly updated for its Fifth Edition, this best-selling Spiral® Manual is the most user-friendly quick reference available in emergency medicine. In an easy-to-scan outline format with key terms boldfaced, the book offers practical guidance for diagnosis and management of all types of emergencies. Lists of possible causes of symptoms lead readers rapidly to appropriate information. Chapters are organized by body system and extensively cross-referenced to make material easy to locate. This edition includes new guidelines for advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) and new information on disaster medicine and terrorism preparedness, thrombolytic therapy for stroke and heart attack, and alternative therapies.
Description : Technical Services Quarterly declared that the third edition “must now be considered the essential textbook for collection development and management … the first place to go for reliable and informative advice." For the fourth edition expert instructor and librarian Johnson has revised and freshened this resource to ensure its timeliness and continued excellence. Each chapter offers complete coverage of one aspect of collection development and management, including numerous suggestions for further reading and narrative case studies exploring the issues. Thorough consideration is given to traditional management topics such as organization of the collection, weeding, staffing, and policymaking;cooperative collection development and management;licenses, negotiation, contracts, maintaining productive relationships with vendors and publishers, and other important purchasing and budgeting topics;important issues such as the ways that changes in information delivery and access technologies continue to reshape the discipline, the evolving needs and expectations of library users, and new roles for subject specialists, all illustrated using updated examples and data; andmarketing, liaison activities, and outreach. As a comprehensive introduction for LIS students, a primer for experienced librarians with new collection development and management responsibilities, and a handy reference resource for practitioners as they go about their day-to-day work, the value and usefulness of this book remain unequaled.
Description : A COMPLETE, STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO PREPARING YOURSELF AND YOUR COMMUNITY TO AID FIRST RESPONDERS DURING A DISASTER SITUATION Nothing brings out the best in neighbors more than facing a catastrophe together. But don’t wait till the disaster is upon you. This book shows how you can work together today to protect the lives and homes of all the families in your neighborhood tomorrow. With guidance on how you can take a leadership role, this helpful handbook details everything your community needs to be fully prepared for any natural disaster. • Creating event-specific disaster kits for yourself and your family • Learning about basic fire safety and fire fighting • Establishing triage centers in the event that first responders can’t reach you • Stabilizing disaster victims through need-to-know first aid • Creating your own neighborhood emergency response team to keep your neighborhood safe and save lives should the worst occur
Description : "The Reader's Digest Quintessential Guides do what the Reader's Digest does better than anyone: the best advice, straight to the point. Keep your family safe. Prepare the best you can, and handle the accidents that do arise"--
Description : The combination of growing populations moving into large cities in high risk zones increase the risk of natural disasters with a substantial public health consequence. A high population density and rapid air travel increase the spread and effects of plagues and diseases. People in countries with limited resources are more vulnerable to death and other consequences of disasters. This requires global rather than national preparedness and response strategies. Public health organisations, government and non-government organisations can take a leadership role and provide training, organisation and research knowledge to improve responses to such disasters. This book is the first holistic public health approach in relation to natural disasters. It fills the gap to have a one-stop-shopping synopsis of key ideas associated with mediation of public health natural disasters. It is unique in focusing on 'lessons learned' rather than 'what to do'. Published research relating to general responses by public health agencies to disasters is scientifically evaluated. Various types of disasters are reviewed: flooding, diseases, earthquakes, volcanoes, and drought. Long term needs, prevention and individual preparation are taken into account. The information can be used to prepare and mitigate effects of disasters. The summary points at the start of each chapter will help the reader to use as this book as reference book and for educational purpose.
Description : No matter the disaster, you'll be ready. From food storage to emergency power, this easy-to-follow guide to emergency preparedness is a practical resource that no family can do without. In 25 easy-to-implement steps, this book will teach you exactly what you need to do now to protect your peace of mind and keep your family safe for years to come.