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|Main Title||Are you ready? : a guide to citizen preparedness.|
|Publisher||Federal Emergency Management Agency,|
|Subjects||Emergency management--United States--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Disaster Planning--United States|
|Collation||102 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.|
Shipping list no.: 2003-0053-P. ; 2nd shipment: 2003-0059-P. Includes bibliographical references (pages 97-98).
Why prepare for a disaster -- General preparedness information : Emergency planning and disaster supplies : Creating a disaster plan ; Emergency planning for people with special needs ; Disaster supply kits -- Evacuation -- Shelter : Long-term in-place sheltering ; Staying in a mass care shelter -- Mitigation -- Animals in disaster -- Recovering from disaster : Mental health and crisis counseling. Natural hazards : Floods -- Hurricanes -- Thunderstorms : Lightning ; Tornadoes -- Winter storms and extreme cold -- Extreme heat (heat wave) : Emergency water shortages -- Earthquakes -- Volcanoes -- Landslide and debris flow (mudslide) -- Tsunamis -- Fire : Wildland fires. Technological & man-made hazards : Hazardous materials incidents : Household chemical emergencies -- Nuclear power plants -- National security emergencies : Terrorism ; Chemical and biological weapons ; Nuclear and radiological attack ; Homeland security advisory system. Provides emergency information in case of natural hazards: floods, hurricanes, thunderstorms (lightning, tornadoes), winter storms and extreme cold, extreme heat ((heat wave), emergency water shortage), eathquakes, volcanoes (volcanic eruptions), landslides and debris flow (mudslide), tsunamis, and fire (wildland fires); and technological and man-made hazards: hazardous materials incidents (household chemical emergencies), nuclear power plants, national security emergencies (terrorism, chemical and biological weapons).