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Are You Ready?

An In-Depth Guide to Disaster Preparedness

Published by Skyhorse
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Everything You Need to Know to Prepare for and Recover from Dozens of Natural and Man-Made Disasters and Threats!

Are You Ready? is an all-encompassing practical guide for individuals and their families to preparing for all types of hazards and emergencies. It can be used as a reference or a step-by-step guide to developing, practicing, and maintaining emergency plans. It provides information, checklists, educational materials, and graphics to help you effectively plan for before, during, and after any kind of disaster.

Topics covered include:
• Creating a disaster supplies kit
• Dealing with natural hazards such as floods, earthquakes, and tornadoes
• Responding to technological hazards such as hazardous materials incidents and nuclear or chemical emergencies
• General information about terrorism

About The Authors

The  Federal Emergency Management Agency  (FEMA) is an agency of the  United States Department of Homeland Security. Its mission is to support US citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation to build, sustain and improve citizens' capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards.

The  United States Department of Homeland Security  (DHS) is a  cabinet  department  of the  United States  federal government  with responsibilities in  public security, roughly comparable to the  interior or home ministries  of other countries. Its stated missions involve antiterrorism, border security, immigration and customs, cybersecurity, and disaster prevention and management.[5]

Product Details

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (October 15, 2019)
  • Length: 216 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781510750777

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