PREPAREDNESS NOW!: An Emergency Survival Guide for Civilians and Their Families door Aton Edwards. Een ramp, een aanslag, zelfs een dag met hevige ijzel kan uw leven danig in de war gooien. U kunt dus beter voorbereid zijn. Engelstalig boek. 340 blz.
First volume in Process’s new Self-Reliance series, which provides tools for self-sufficiency and personal protection at a time when extreme weather, terrorist attacks and economic uncertainty have become the new realities of 21st century life. Aton Edwards, the author of this first volume, is the executive director of the New York City-based nonprofit organisation International Preparedness Network (IPN). This guidebook provides information and techniques that can help mitigate the effects of disaster, whatever the cause.
PREPAREDNESS NOW! is a practical and comprehensive emergency survival guide to help regular folks wisely navigate the new realities of 21st Century living: extreme weather, global warming, bird flu, terrorist attacks, and more. This book empowers individuals and communities to take care of themselves and each other in the face of any emergency. Packed with checklists, resources, and step-by-step instructions, PREPAREDNESS NOW! has everything from home, office and car preparedness to information on Buckminster Fuller and building disaster-resistant geodesic domes. PREPAREDNESS NOW! is written by one of the most experienced preparedness experts in the field. Author Aton Edwards is Executive Director of the NYC-based non-profit organization, International Preparedness Network (IPN). IPN has worked with the Red Cross, Center for Disease Control, New York City Police Department, and other organizations to train thousands domestically and overseas to prevent and respond to emergencies and disasters. PREPAREDNESS NOW! provides years of wisdom gained from Edwards’ first-hand experience and the experience of his extensive network of colleagues. You will learn basic and advanced techniques that will help you make the most informed choices for your own disaster plan–wherever you may live, and whatever your physical abilities and financial means. This manual delivers practical advice on: Building your emergency kits for home, car and office Water Quality Control and Storage Emergency Shelter, Power, Lighting and Heating Emergency Transportation, Communications and Evacuation Extreme weather preparedness Chemical, Biowarfare and Nuclear Preparedness Defense against Infectious Diseases Personal Defense and Crime Prevention for the 21st Century Home.