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.
Beginner's Guide to Family Preparedness
Publication Date: February 10, 2009
This indispensable guide to family emergency storage provides a wealth of information for anyone who is serious about being prepared. In the eight sections of this book you will find: Basic food suggestions for home food storage Food storage facts and tips Directions on dehydrating, fermenting, smoking, and curing meat Nonfood necessities, such as medical supplies, clothing, and baby needs Ovenless baking, soap making, candle molding, tanning hides, using white gas and kerosene, and tips for a survival garden Survival mechanics Recipes for tasty survival foods, including main dishes, breads, and desserts Techniques for sprouting grain, washing on a rub board, building animal traps, and other handy information No other literature on the market offers a more in-depth guide to family emergency preparedness. Beginner s Guide to Family Preparedness is a valuable addition to any home or community library!
When Disaster Strikes Home! 101 ways to protect your family from unthinkable emergencies
Publication Date: September 11, 2003
This book is a great source of easy-to-understand family disaster planning strategies that can protect you from many of life's emergencies. It will help get you prepared and ready for virtually any emergency that could happen to you and your family at home or at work.
The Disaster Preparedness Handbook
ISBN-10: 1616083875 | Publication Date: September 1, 2011 | Edition: Second Edition
Anything can happen. Are you and your family prepared?Ninety-nine percent of the time, the world spins like a top, the skies are clear, and your refrigerator is full of good food. But the world is a volatile place—storms rage, fires burn, and diseases spread. No one is ever completely safe. Humans live as part of a very complex ecosystem that is unpredictable and merciless. Could you protect your family in the case of an emergency—domestic or global?
The Disaster Preparedness Handbook will help you to establish a practical disaster plan for your entire family (covering all fourteen basic human needs) in case the unpredictable happens. Additional information is also presented for those with special needs, including the elderly and disabled, children, pregnant women, and even pets. Well-researched by an army veteran and current NASA engineer, this is the essential guide every family should have, study, and keep handy, in case the unthinkable should occur. 202 color photographs and graphs