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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
Improving Emergency and Disaster Personnel By Mark Miller
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This research will emphasize the vital importance of selecting and training emergency personnel to an “elite” level. Elite emergency personnel will be required to mitigate increasingly... More > complex future natural and man-made disasters (including terrorism). Some inadequacies currently plague the United States emergency management community. Insufficiencies, such as, improper education, the lack of international disaster-related experience, the growing selection of stress-prone individuals and employees who are out of shape both mentally and physically. Answering the following questions will help the examination of this paper be successful. Starting at an early age, is it possible to reproduce emergency response professionals (ERP), to the rank of elite status; a rank that signifies one’s ability to mitigate even the worst of disaster situations without falling victim to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?< 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