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Book details
  • Genre:SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SubGenre:Disasters & Disaster Relief
  • Language:English
  • Pages:136
  • eBook ISBN:9781617929380

At Ground Zero

An Emergency Preparedness Guide

by Marty Augustine

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Overview
"At Ground Zero" will guide you through the basic concepts of disaster preparedness and emergency planning. The book is a comprehensive "all hazards" guide presenting information on the history of disasters and disaster response. You'll learn what to expect if a disaster strikes, how to develop an emergency plan, how to make an emergency kit, how to lessen the dangers of natural hazards (severe weather events), disease outbreaks and man-made threats as well as general safety tips to prevent common home emergencies.
Description
When Disaster Strikes, Will You Be Ready? Earthquakes, Tornadoes, Floods, Winter Storms, Excessive Heat, the list goes on and on... Are you prepared for the worst? "At Ground Zero" will guide you through the basic concepts of disaster preparedness and emergency planning. The book is a comprehensive "all hazards" guide presenting information on the history of disasters and disaster response. You'll learn what to expect if a disaster strikes, how to develop an emergency plan, how to make an emergency kit, how to lessen the dangers of natural hazards (severe weather events), disease outbreaks and man-made threats as well as general safety tips to prevent common home emergencies. As we've seen with recent events, hospitals, roads, communications and government infrastructure may not be there for you when disaster strikes. You, and only you are responsible for your well-being. Responders may not be able to help you...Will you be prepared to sustain yourself when it happens to you? "At Ground Zero" is based on the concept of "it's not a matter of if disaster will strike, but when". Everyone should be thinking about emergency preparedness. This is a "must have" book for every home or small business.
About the author
Marty Augustine is a veteran law enforcement officer, safety educator and author. He has extensive public safety training and experience specializing in emergency response and disaster management. Since 2002, Marty has provided seminars and training for law enforcement, security and emergency medical services departments, the US military, city, county, state and federal agencies, major corporations, hospitals, schools, churches and many other organizations. Marty has received numerous awards and recognition for his commitment to serving the public.
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