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Americans at Risk: Why We Are Not Prepared for Megadisasters and What We Can Do Now by Redlener, Irwin
Reading Level: Adult
ISBN: 9780307265265
Publisher: Knopf
Published: 2006
Pages: 273
Callnumber: 363.347 R248a
When Every Moment Counts: What You Need to Know About Bioterrorism From the Senate's Only Doctor by Frist, William H.
Notes: The one must-read chapter in this easy to use guide is, "Safe at Home: a Family Survival Guide."
Reading Level: Adult
ISBN: 0742522458
Publisher: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers
Published: 2002
Pages: 181
Callnumber: 613.6 F918w
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Emergency Food Storage and Survival Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Kee Your Family Safe in a Crisis by Layton, Peggy Dianne
Reading Level: Adult
ISBN: 0761563679
Publisher: Prima
Published: 2002
Pages: 286
Callnumber: 613.69 L455e
Emergency Preparedness. Awareness and Survival by
Notes: Learn how to obtain safe drinking water, what foods to store, and how to reduce the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning, dirty bombs, avian flu, and radiological dangers, plus what supplies to keep on hand, and more.
Reading Level: Adult
ISBN: 0000000000
Publisher: Apogee Communication
Published: 2006
Pages: no
Callnumber: DVD Instructional
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Edge of Disaster: Rebuilding a Resilient Nation by Flynn, Stephen
Notes: Flynn encourages us to plan ahead at a national level by bolstering infrastructure and health/ human servcies. Once disaster strikes, he discusses cultivating resilience. His introduction offers an interesting hypothetical situation set in Philadelphia.
Reading Level: Adult
ISBN: 9781400065516
Publisher: Random House
Published: 2007
Pages: 240
Callnumber: 363.3452 f679e
The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes - and Why by Ripley, Amanda
Notes: The award-winning Time Magazine journalist writes about epic disasters and partakes in disaster simulations. Her conclusion: we can do better.
ISBN: ocn259266141
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Flirting With Disaster: Why Accidents Are Rarely Accidental by Gerstein, Marc
Notes: Chernobyl, Katrina, Space Shuttle Columbia - these and other disasters were predicted, and could have been prevented. The author examines self-serving behavior in business and government, and gives practical lessons for avoiding disasters on a huge scale, and in your own life.
Reading Level: Adult
ISBN: 9781402753039
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The Johnstown Flood by McCullough, David
Notes: American historian McCullough provides a fascinating look at how and why the dam failed and flooded Johnstown, Pennsylvania in 1889.
Reading Level: Adult
ISBN: 0671207148
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The Great Influenza: the Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History by Barry, John M.
Notes: Barry explores how a biological mutation was spread by World War I conditions, killing 50 million worldwide- 4,597 in Philadelphia in one week.
Reading Level: Adult
ISBN: 0670894737
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The Storm: What Went Wrong and Why During Hurricane Katrina by Van Heerden, Ivor
Notes: This explanation of what happened before, during and after the disaster is part science, part thriller.
Reading Level: Adult
ISBN: 0670037818