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  • The Prepper's Complete Book of Disaster Readinessby Jim Cobb

    Ulysses Press 2013; US$ 16.95

    PREPARE. SURVIVE. THRIVE. Is your survival plan complete from A to Z? Are you truly 100 percent prepared? Because if you overlook one vital area, fail to stock one critical supply or underestimate one potential danger, your whole plan could come crashing down. The Prepper?s Complete Book of Disaster Readiness guarantees you won?t miss a thing... more...

  • Jake and Miller's Big Adventureby Bernie Carr; Aja Wells

    Ulysses Press 2014; US$ 14.95

    BEING PREPARED IS A TON OF FUN! The world can be a scary place! There are snowstorms and mean snakes, hot jungles and wild rivers. But intrepid adventurer Jake and his dog Miller aren?t scared ?they?re prepared! In Jake & Miller?s Big Adventure , young readers discover it?s never too early to start prepping. Learning how to use life-saving survival... more...

  • Disasters and Vulnerable Populationsby Lisa Baker; Loretta Cormier

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00

    Vulnerable populations such as children, older adults, and people with disabilities are disproportionately affected by large-scale disasters. This book is a valuable resource for students and professionals in the fields of social work, counseling, nursing, and mental health who need information on the best evidence-based interventions for disaster... more...

  • Humanitarian Logisticsby Martin Christopher; Peter Tatham

    Kogan Page 2014; US$ 70.00

    Humanitarian Logistics examines the key challenges facing those whose role it is to organize and distribute resources in the most difficult of situations. This multi-contributor title includes insights from some of the world's leading experts in humanitarian logistics. It examines key issues including, warehousing, procurement and funding.With particular... more...

  • Resilienzentwicklung durch Selbsthilfeby Kerstin Keup

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 35.39

    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...

  • Humanitarian Crises, Intervention and Securityby Liesbet Heyse; Andrej Zwitter; Rafael Wittek; Joost Herman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book presents a new framework of analysis to assess natural and man-made disasters and humanitarian crises, and the feasibility of interventions in these complex emergencies. The past half-century has witnessed a dramatic increase in such crises - such as in Haiti, Iraq and Sudan - and this volume aims to pioneer a theory-based, interdisciplinary... more...

  • The Edge of Disasterby Stephen Flynn

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 25.95

    Why do we remain unprepared for the next terrorist attack or natural disaster? Where are we most vulnerable? How have we allowed our government to be so negligent? Who will keep you and your family safe? Is America living on borrowed time? How can we become a more resilient nation? Americans are in denial when it comes to facing up to how vulnerable... more...

  • Catastropheby Richard A. Posner

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 19.99

    Introduction What is catastrophe? The organization of this book Some useful disctinctions 1. What are the catastrohpic risks, and how catastrophic are they? Natural catastrophes Scientific accidents Other unintended man-made catastrophes Intentional catastrophes Catastrophic synergies and lesser-included catastrophes 2. Why so little is being done... more...

  • NATO and Terrorismby Frances L. Edwards; Friedrich Steinhausler

    Springer 2007; US$ 189.00

    International terrorism remains a significant threat to the peace of the world. Weapons using various materials and delivery systems have been directed against cities and infrastructure, and other materials are postulated to be usable within the near future. Some of these materials are unusual or exotic, while some are modifications of materials used... more...

  • Supporting the Private Sector and Social Partners in Response to Conflicts and Natural Disastersby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00

    Focuses on ways of coping with socio-economic and employment challenges of responding to crises arising from natural disaster, man-made catastrophe, or war. Reports on best practices and new avenues for crisis response and early warning, with examples from 14 developing countries around the world. more...