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Recipe for Disaster By Susan McGeown
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It should have been the worse day of her life. Nothing could be worse than being a bride abandoned on her wedding day, right? Wrong. Try factoring in an unplanned pregnancy that shatters what is... More > left of Karly Martin’s dreams to be a missionary. But Karly is a survivor, stronger and braver than she ever thought possible. Giving up her son for adoption and accepting a teaching position at a Navajo mission school gives her the chance to build on the dreams she thought she had to abandon. Slowly, she begins to heal. Earl Nezbegay sees to all of his responsibilities: caring for his quadriplegic sister and her eleven year old daughter while helping out at the Navajo mission school. Keeping busy enough not to think, keeping numb enough not to feel, and keeping distant enough not to interact. It’s not exactly living, but it’s surviving. Recipe for Disaster brings together two very broken people. Neither is looking for love but life isn't always what we plan or expect, is it?< Less
Recipe for Disaster By Susan McGeown
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It should have been the worse day of her life. Nothing could be worse than being a bride abandoned on her wedding day, right? Wrong. Try factoring in an unplanned pregnancy that shatters what is... More > left of Karly Martin’s dreams to be a missionary. But Karly is a survivor, stronger and braver than she ever thought possible. Giving up her son for adoption and accepting a teaching position at a Navajo mission school gives her the chance to build on the dreams she thought she had to abandon. Slowly, she begins to heal. Earl Nezbegay sees to all of his responsibilities: caring for his quadriplegic sister and her eleven year old daughter while helping out at the Navajo mission school. Keeping busy enough not to think, keeping numb enough not to feel, and keeping distant enough not to interact. It’s not exactly living, but it’s surviving. Recipe for Disaster brings together two very broken people. Neither is looking for love but life isn't always what we plan or expect, is it?< Less
Environmental Disaster: Red Mud By Suzanne C. Nagy
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I was part of a special volunteer group in Devecser, Hungary that worked in response to the Red Mud environmental disaster. After the site was preliminarily cleaned up by the army, our group was... More > permitted to continue work on the area.< Less
Recipes for Disaster: An Anarchist's Cookbook By . .
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This is a handbook for direct action. It's not the only- there are thousands: every gardener's guide is a direct action handbook, as is every cookbook. Any action that side-steps regulations,... More > representatives, and authorities to accomplish goals is direct action. In a society in which political power, economic capital, and social control are centralized in the hands of an elite, certain forms of direct action are discouraged, to say the least; this book is about those in particular, for anyone who wants to take control of her life and accept responsibility for her part in determining the fate of humanity.< Less
SVDPUSA Response to Hurricane Katrina By Christopher Desloge
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An official summary of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul disaster-related activities following Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma between 2005 and 2008.
SVDPUSA Response to Hurricane Katrina By Christopher Desloge
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An official summary of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul disaster-related activities following Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma between 2005 and 2008.
Emergency Response and Search and Rescue II (ebook) By Gary Foo
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International Disaster Response Search and Rescue Manual
Disaster Management: Local Roles and the Importance of Inter Agency Cooperation By Michael C. Heatherly
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This book is a collection of papers that provides the reader with an understanding of the momentous tasks associated with the government's responsibilities before, during, and after any disaster. A... More > special emphasis is placed on inter-agency cooperation and coordination as well as the local responders as opposed to the national apparatus.< Less
Disaster Management: Local Roles and the Importance of Inter Agency Cooperation By Michael C. Heatherly
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This book is a collection of papers that provides the reader with an understanding of the momentous tasks associated with the government's responsibilities before, during, and after any disaster. A... More > special emphasis is placed on inter-agency cooperation and coordination as well as the local responders as opposed to the national apparatus.< Less
Disaster & Recovery Planning A Guide for Facility Managers Fifth Edition By Joesph Gustin
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Newly revised and updated, this best-selling book devoted to exploring the complexities of disaster preparedness and business continuity, now includes the latest information on the threats associated... More > with dirty bombs, as well as chemical and biological agents and weapons. Also updated in this edition are disaster planning and recovery issues, regulatory influences and emergency preparedness. This text speaks both to disaster prevention, as well as "controlling" the effects of a disaster on a company's operations. Statistics are presented which exemplify the outcome of past disaster/emergency declarations such as Hurricane Katrina. Other critical areas covered include statistical data on workplace violence, regulator influence, effective mitigation strategies, contingency planning, loss prevention, facility evacuation, employee training, computer and data protection, bomb threat response, standby power, self-inspection, enlisting the media's assistance in recovery planning, and more.< Less