Synopses & Reviews
From Hurricane Katrina and terrorist bombings to swine flus uncontrolled outbreak and the freezing of financial markets, the false security provided by modern civilization has now been exposed. While there's no way to predict or avoid these existential threats, this book shows how to be prepared and how to survive them providing information that could mean the difference between life and death.
Packed with expert tips and techniques, Save Your Ass explains the logistical preparation, survival skills, and mental focus needed to navigate any emergency. Breaking down various crisis scenarios, the author guides readers step-by-step through the counter-disaster process: escaping immediate danger, stabilizing the situation, and then securing long-term sustainability. The book lists key pieces of equipment everyone should own at home and provides important sources of information for any survivor, including websites and other resources that could help your preparation. With more than 300 easy-to-follow illustrations and handy pullout lists of key information, Save Your Ass is the definitive crisis survival guide for today's dangerous world.
The power's out, water's off, phone's dead, roads are blocked, police are nowhere to be found and the hospitals are overwhelmed — now what do you do?
This illustrated handbook for real world survival leads you step by step through all aspects of disaster response, including:
- Planning and preparation
- Creating emergency survival kits
- First aid techniques and supplies
- Crisis decision making and panic control
- immediate actions to escape danger
Hurricanes! Tsunamis! Pandemics! Earthquakes! Blizzards! Terror Attacks! Wildfires! Plane Crashes! Riots!
Save Your Ass prepares you for any emergency, disaster or life threatening situation.
About the Author
Alexander Stillwell has written and edited numerous books on sports and outdoor pursuits over the past fifteen years. He previously spent five years in the Territorial Army, where he gained invaluable training in survival skills, first-aid procedures, and escape and evasion techniques.