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- Ulysses Press 2015; US$ 15.95
A complete, step-by-step guide to preparing yourself and your community to aid first responders during a disaster situation Nothing brings out the best in neighbors more than facing a catastrophe together. But don?t wait till the disaster is upon you. This book shows how you can work together today to protect the lives and homes of all the families... more...
- tredition 2015; US$ 2.78
Dieses Buch ist nicht für die üblichen militärischen Einzelkämpfer, Extremsportler oder Antarktisexpeditions-Teilnehmer gedacht, sondern für die ganz normalen Bürgerinnen und Bürger. Wenn Sie sich dieses Buch finanziell leisten können, dann können Sie sich auch manche Dinge leisten, die Sie die nächsten Jahre und Jahrzehnte in den Keller einlagern.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95
Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management introduces readers to mitigation, one of the four foundational phases of emergency management, and to the hazard mitigation planning process. Authors Islam and Ryan review the hazard mitigation framework in both private sector and governmental agencies, covering the regulatory and legal frameworks for... more...
- International Labour Office 2007; US$ 5.00
Traces the historical experience in developed and developing countries of putting into practice rights to social security, including social insurance, and an adequate standard of living. Outlines three distinct forms of models for welfare states: the Nordic or Social Democratic model (Scandinavia), the Corporatist model (Germany), and the Liberal or... more...
- International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00
Concentrates on sub-Saharan Africa and more particularly on its large majority of poor people working in the informal economy. Examines the evidence that supports the commonly accepted hypothesis that social health protection contributes to poverty reduction and economic growth. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This e-book is aimed to provide an opportunity for those with a focus in their work on young peoples substance use to describe recent trends, and to reflect on the implications of their findings for health educators. Although all the papers in the e-book describe trends and patterns in substance use amongst young people in the UK, there is evidence... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 1999; US$ 199.00
This e-book draws on the wide range of expertise that built environment professionals can contribute towards increasing resilience to disasters. It compiles original papers which were prepared for a panel of the Building Education and Research Conference, held in Kandalama, Sri Lanka, between 11th and 15th February 2008. The papers address different... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 41.94
Although drinking alcoholic beverages is legal for those 21 years and older in the United States, alcohol is a dangerous drug when misused or abused by those of any age. One of the most commonly used drugs among teens and adults, alcohol affects areas of the brain that influence pleasure, impulses, and coordination. Though moderate, social use of alcohol... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.04
Dieses Buch beschreibt den Facettenreichtum von Selbsthilfegruppen und Initiativen sowie deren Ziele und beschreibt in einem weiteren Schritt das Konzept der Resilienz. Anschließend wird auf die Wirkung von Selbsthilfe auf die Gesundheitsentstehung eingegangen. Durch Interviews mit Probanden wird aufgezeigt, das Selbsthilfe therapeutische und heilende... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 14.99
?A game-changing look at one of our culture?s hidden problems. . . . Honest, brave and inspirational.? — Margaret Trudeau Over the past few decades, the feminist revolution has had enormous ramifications. Women outnumber their male counterparts in postsecondary education in most of the developed world and are about to do the same in the workplace.... more...