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The Homeowner's Hurricane Handbook

By Bob Stearns

With chapters such as Nature of the Beast, to What To Expect In The Aftermath, the Hurricane Preparedness Handbook is a how-to guide for dealing with hurricanes before, during, and after—including understanding how where and when these powerful storms form, protecting yourself and your property, and how to deal with the repercussions.




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Format: Book
Author: Stearns, Bob
Title: The homeowner's hurricane handbook / Bob Stearns.
Publisher Date: New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub., c2009.
Subject: Emergency management Hurricanes
Isbn: 9781602396753 (alk. paper) 1602396752 (alk. paper)
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Call Number: 613.69 Ste
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Format: Book
Author: Stearns, Bob
Title: The homeowner's hurricane handbook / Bob Stearns.
Publisher, Date: New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub., c2009.
Description: viii, 213 p. : ill ; 18 cm.
Subjects: Emergency management
Subjects: Hurricanes
Contents: The nature of the beast : why you need to prepare -- How hurricanes form : understand basic storm dynamics -- Hurricane intensity : the category system for determining potential for damage -- Forecasting track, intensity : how forecasts are made -- Understanding watches and warnings : exactly what they mean to you -- Damage they do and why : storm surge, flooding, and other hazards -- The list : supplies you should have on hand -- Should you evacuate? : how to make the right decision -- Protecting your property : you can do a lot to reduce damage -- Hurricane and flood insurance : ways to mitigate the high cost -- Emergency generators : choosing and using the right backup system -- Losing power : prepare to deal with the inevitable -- Self-preservation : staying in touch with the world around you : myths and misconceptions -- Water and food : provisioning for the long haul -- Assessing the damage : sorting out after the storm -- In the aftermath : cleanup, security, and scam artists -- Disaster relief services : agencies you can turn to.
LCCN: 2009013706
ISBN: 9781602396753 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1602396752 (alk. paper)
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Call Number: 613.69 Ste