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  • Quantitative Evaluation of Fire and EMS Mobilization Timesby Robert Upson; Kathy A. Notarianni

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 42.88

    Quantitative Evaluation of Fire and EMS Mobilization Times presents comprehensive empirical data on fire emergency and EMS call processing and turnout times, and aims to improve the operational benchmarks of NFPA peer consensus standards through a close examination of real-world data. The book also identifies and analyzes the elements that can influence... more...

  • Gebäudetechnik für Trinkwasserby Thomas Kistemann; Werner Schulte; Klaus Rudat; Wolfgang Hentschel; Daniel Häußermann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 65.19

    Seit Inkrafttreten der neuen Trinkwasserverordnung am 1. November 2011 muss Trinkwasser aus gewerblich genutzten Installationen jährlich untersucht werden. In dem Band werden neueste Forschungsergebnisse, aktuelle Richtlinien, Normen und Gesetze für die Planung hygienegerechter Anlagen vorgestellt. Die Autoren liefern kommentierte Berechnungsbeispiele,... more...

  • Risk Balance and Securityby Erin Gibbs Van Brunschot; Leslie W. Kennedy

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 62.00

    In confronting risk, individuals and all agencies cannot simply respond with endless resources in mitigating the damage that hazards engender—they have to establish a balance. Risk Balance and Security combines the conceptual underpinnings of risk assessment and management at both the individual and agency level with a clear analysis of how these... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Disaster Reliefby K. Bradley Penuel; Matt Statler

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 344.00

    Including 425 signed entries in a two-volume set presented in A-to-Z format, and drawing contributors from varied academic disciplines, entries examine disaster response and relief in a manner that is authoritative yet accessible, jargon-free, and balanced to help readers better understand issues from varied perspectives. more...

  • Banking on Self-help Groupsby Ajay Tankha

    SAGE India 2012; US$ 36.00

    Banking on Self-help Groups reviews the existing state of affairs in respect of the SHG (Self-help Group) movement and addresses the question of what should be the next phase of development of the SHGs. It identifies the policy gaps and opportunities that exist for the SHGs to be mainstreamed further into the formal financial system. The author examines... more...

  • Loving an Adult Child of an Alcoholicby M.D. Douglas Bey; R.N. Deborah Bey

    M. Evans & Company 2007; US$ 9.99

    Distrust, fear of abandonment, and sensitivity to criticism are just a few of the traits found in adult children of alcoholics. This book is for the spouse or significant other to the adult child, and helps partners better understand the underlying causes of adult neuroses whose seeds were planted by growing up with an alcoholic parent. Douglas... more...

  • Turnaboutby Jean Kirkpatrick

    Barricade Books 1977; US$ 9.99

    Through Kirkpatrick's own Thirteen Empowering Statements of Acceptance, women will undergo a journey of acceptance and awakening, leading them toward a fulfilling and addiction-free existence. more...

  • How Ethnically Marginalized Americans Cope with Catastrophic Disastersby Jason D Rivera; DeMond S Miller

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95

    This edited volume explores the experiences of minority groups within American society in the aftermath of disaster. Focusing on four minority groups, Native Americans, Asian Americans, African Americans and Latinos, contributing authors discuss the various strategies used by these groups to recover from natural and technological disasters in the midst... more...

  • Emergency Planning and Managementby William H. Stringfield

    Government Institutes 2000; US$ 120.00

    Using this reference as your guide, you'll learn how to assess your business's vulnerability to disasters, evaluate planning considerations, preserve records, and avoid the fate of those businesses that do not prepare and ultimately do not survive. In addition, you'll learn about your federal obligations under CFR Title 29, SARA Title III, CFR Title... more...

  • Earth System Processes and Disaster Managementby Rajiv Sinha; Rasik Ravindra

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 143.24

    The Society of Earth Scientists presents this book to stress the need for integrated understanding of the Earth system. It focuses on natural disasters, especially climate change, its effects in Asia and its significance in light of the paleo-climatic record. more...