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Title:
Disaster preparedness / Rod Brouhard, EMT-P, and Crystal Kline, MEP.
ISBN:
9781615643028
Publication Information:
New York, New York : Alpha Books, [2014]
Physical Description:
xviii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
General Note:
"Ready yourself, your family, and your home--before disaster strikes"--Cover.
Abstract:
"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."--Amazon.com.
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Summary

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.


Author Notes

Rod Brouhard, BBA, EMT-P, is a paramedic with over 20 years of experience responding to emergencies and saving lives, he's been a first responder in multiple natural disaster situations. He is the guide to First Aid on About.com and the author of Life's Little Emergencies: A Handbook for Active Independent Seniors and Caregivers . Currently he is working on a large, multicenter study with the American Heart Association to examine new ways to maintain competency in emergency cardiac care.

Crystal Kline is a state Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM), federally certified Master Exercise Practitioner (MEP), and is HSEEP (Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program) certified. Almost fifteen years in the emergency management industry have given her a strong background in a variety of areas such as emergency preparedness, building public and private partnerships and development and facilitation of comprehensive response programs, and educating the public in business continuity planning and family preparedness. Crystal is a FEMA reservist and has been a responder in many major natural disasters including the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti.