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Be prepared for any eventuality! What should you do if stuck in a blizzard? What's the best way to react during an earthquake? What strategies will help you to survive in a life or death situation? How should you signal for help, and what do you need in your supplies? How do you create an emergency plan for you and your family? The Collins Gem Disaster Survival Guide provides advice on what to do in the event of a range of natural, civil, and terrorist disasters. This book not only covers personal safety, but also explores how the safety of children, seniors, and the disabled can best be achieved in differing, and difficult circumstances. As well as exploring physical problems, the book also discusses the emotional reactions to a disaster, and how best to cope—including fear management techniques, and how to treat someone suffering from shock. Natural disasters such as hurricanes, volanoes, avalanches, and epidemics are featured, as well as civil and terrorist disasters including fire, chemical incidents, and water shortage. This gives you practical tips and advice to keep you prepared as far as possible to help yourself and your loved ones.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780007247363
Author:
Beard, Brian
Publisher:
Collins
Author:
Collins UK
Location:
London
Subject:
Personal & Practical Guides
Subject:
Disasters & Disaster Relief
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Humanities / History / General and world history
Subject:
Sports & Recreation : Camping
Subject:
Lifestyle, sport and leisure / Sports and outdoor recreation / Active outdoor pursuits
Subject:
Survival
Subject:
Flood
Subject:
Terrorist
Subject:
Disaster
Subject:
Fire
Subject:
First Aid
Subject:
Storm
Subject:
SPORTS and RECREATION / Camping
Subject:
Terror
Subject:
ist" /
Subject:
General & world history
Subject:
Active outdoor pursuits
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Collins Gem
Publication Date:
20070604
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
117 x 82 mm 114 gr

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