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Natural Disasters and Other Emergencies, What You Should Know

A Family Planning & Survival Guide
This book provides a comprehensive information on every type of natural disaster as well as many man -made and technological emergencies. The natural disasters profiled in the book include Earthquakes, Floods and Flashfloods, Heat Waves, Hurricanes, Landslide and Mudflows, Thunderstorms and Lightning, Tornadoes,. Tsunamis, Volcanoes, Wildfires, Wildland Fires and Winter Storms. Man-made and Technological emergencies covered in the book include Biological and Chemical Agent Disasters, Hazardous Materials Accidents, Home Fires, Housing & Building Fires, Nuclear Power Plant Emergencies, Radiological Emergencies, Rolling Blackouts and terrorism. For each disaster or emergency, information is provided on what they are and what citizens or families could do before, during and after to minimize loss of lives and/or property. Also included are sources for additional information.

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1890605158


Format: Book
Title: Natural disasters and other emergencies, what you should know : a family planning & survival guide / Gladson I. Nwanna, editor.
Publisher Date: Baltimore, Md. : Frontline Publishers, c2004.
Subject: Emergency management -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. Natural disasters -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Isbn: 1890605158 (alk. paper) 1890605271 (hardcover) 1890605360 (PDF) 1890605379 (LIT)
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Call Number: 613.69 Nat
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Format: Book
Title: Natural disasters and other emergencies, what you should know : a family planning & survival guide / Gladson I. Nwanna, editor.
Publisher, Date: Baltimore, Md. : Frontline Publishers, c2004.
Description: xii, 290 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects: Emergency management -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subjects: Natural disasters -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Other Author: Nwanna, Gladson I.
Other Title: Family planning & survival guide
Other Title: Family planning and survival guide
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Natural disasters -- Technological & other man-made disasters -- Children and disasters -- Animals and emergencies -- Food and water in an emergency -- Disaster preparedness for people with disabilities -- Preparing for emergencies.
LCCN: 2003024173
ISBN: 1890605158 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1890605271 (hardcover)
ISBN: 1890605360 (PDF)
ISBN: 1890605379 (LIT)
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Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: 613.69 Nat