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In uncertain times, a solid preparedness plan is essential for every individual and family. PREPAREDNESS NOW navigates the new realities of twenty-first century living: extreme weather, economic instability, terror attacks, and more. Packed with checklists, resources, and step-by-step instructions, PREPAREDNESS NOW details everything needed for office, car, and home preparedness. This newly expanded and revised edition includes an extended chapter on food and water storage and urban gardening, techniques in personal defense, and the latest and best preparedness products on the market. This book encourages basic lifestyle changes that lead to a more self-sufficient and satisfying existence, regardless of circumstance. PREPAREDNESS NOW is written by one of the most experienced preparedness experts in the field. Aton Edwards is executive director of the International Preparedness Network (IPN) and has worked with the Red Cross, NYPD, Center for Disease Control, and thousands of people domestically and overseas. This manual delivers practical advice on: Building your emergency kits for home, car, and office Water quality control and storage Emergency shelter, power, lighting, and heating Emergency transportation, communications, and evacuation Extreme weather preparedness Chemical, biowarfare, and nuclear preparedness Defense against infectious diseases Personal defense and crime prevention for the twenty-first century home
As potential targets, such as military facilities, symbols of democracy, government buildings, and infrastructure are 'hardened' against possible terrorist attack, terrorists will shift to softer targets: churches, schools, malls, mass entertainment centers, high-rise apartments, transportation centers, and energy facilities. Their goal will be to disrupt or destroy our economy, impose fear and uncertainty, break our national will, and deflect our attention and support from the Middle East. We could wait for it to happen, or we can prepare now. This new book empowers Americans by providing them with the knowledge and skills needed to understand terrorist strategies, which, in turn, allow each of us to contribute to disrupting the terrorists' intended goals through observing and reporting suspicious activity, reducing target vulnerabilities, and minimizing casualties through education and preparation. The authors define terrorism and its origins and describe present-day organizations: where they operate, what their philosophies entail, and what their motivation and objectives are. They review different terrorist tactics and their desired effects, providing readers with guidelines and checklists for surviving them. Knowing how to prepare for, and how to survive, an attack is a step toward marginalizing intended casualty rates, psychological impacts, and propaganda values. At the same time, the lifesaving skills presented in this book may also be used in naturally occurring catastrophic events such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, or earthquakes.
Peace For Your Home offers a fresh eyes approach for emergency preparedness and offers a guide you can follow along with as you begin or continue in your efforts to live a more stress-free life. By preparing you will be less stressed about the future. The book covers where to start, identifying your needs, meal planning, food substitutions, and provides many miscellaneous tips to help prepare spiritually, mentally, and physically for emergencies.
This useful book contains a wealth of valuable information that can help any family be prepared for emergencies that may arise. It is written in simple language so that beginners can use it, but the information far exceeds that found in most other books. Beginners Guide to a Family Preparedness will be a valuable addition to any home or sommunitty library. Horizon Publishers recognizes it as an important contribution to the literature on food storage and preparedness and takes pleasure in its release.