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In this complex age, unexpected events can suddenly disrupt the lives and well-being of families, communities, and even nations, placing people in danger and at risk for extended periods of time. In such circumstances, it is crucial that every family should have an emergency readiness plan. Without a doubt, Your Guide to Emergency Home Storage is one of the most comprehensive and practical manuals for those who are serious about being prepared. It offers an in-depth and thorough guide to emergency preparedness, and no home or community library should be without it
Review Quotes: Looking to the future with a practical eyein this easy-to-read, conversational formatMcCampbell shares a wealth of information about growing and storing your own food. Long after reading, this book should remain a resource for building a green world.Janet M. Moreland, author of the "The Howell Women series The book offers everyone a practical way to assess their security and address areas where they could improve it. We need only look to the disaster of Katrina to know we need to re-learn how to take care of ourselves.Corina Roberts, author of The Wisdom Walkers Publisher Marketing: Sharing natures wisdom is a lifelong passion for Harvest McCampbell. In Sacred Smoke, the Ancient Art of Smudging for Modern Times use of native plants, for healing and prayer, are illuminated in a holistic and sustainable manner. These themes of healing, prayer, holism, and sustainability carry through to her new book, Food Security & Sustainability for the Times Ahead. The teachings of McCampbells grandmother, who was born in the late 1800s, is the well spring from which these books are drawn. Grams motivation for passing on her knowledge about herbs, wild foods, and gardening become clear in this new offering. She had a vision of a green world in our future, where the skills of our ancestors are needed and valued. In the current economic and environmental climate, this vision sustains our deepest hopes. McCampbell draws on the Native American traditions of her ancestors, and expands them to harmonize with life in todays world and the transitions we are facing. The focus is on the individual and the family, by carefully caring for ourselves and our families we can also help heal our planet. There are step by step plans for eating greener and healthier without breaking the budget. Safe food storage is well covered; for economy, security, and disaster preparedness. Information on growing food in times of climate change is included, with tips for those who live in the city and dont have a yard. Developing a balanced diet, caring for your immune system, essential herbs, emergency caches, and other useful skills all have chapters of their own. If you are ready to make a differencefor yourself, your family, and the planetFood Security & Sustainability for the Times Ahead is a great place to start. Review Citations Associated Content 01/15/09 Valley News 01/17/09 Indy Bay Media 01/17/09 Manataka Smoke Signal News 02/01/09 Native American Times 03/20/09 Native Village Youth and Education News 04/01/09 Redbirds Vision 05/18/09 Clovis Independent 05/20/09
Would you know how to prepare for an unforeseen emergency, or handle an unexpected disaster? With real-world considerations in mind, disaster preparedness consultant David Black shows us how to stay alive when tragedy strikes. His step-by-step actions can help us make it safely through a variety of crises, from catastrophic weather to terrorism to civil unrest. Black presents tailor-made plans for individuals, businesses, organizations, small groups, and communities to follow, in all regions of the country and broken down by type of emergency and environment. In addition, he provides a hierarchy for response including communication, healthcare, food, water, and shelter in the absence of institutions and commercially available services and supplies.
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