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CERT: Basic Training Participants Manual -- Spiral By Federal Emergency Management Agenct
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Book contains the FEMA mandated self-study manual needed to become a CERT team member, with useful information on how to respond to emergencies. It contains the same information as the pdf which can... More > be downloaded from FEMA.gov at no cost. This book contains additional helpful tabs and pages for notes.< Less
Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety - Emergency Action Planning for Dams By Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
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Residents of areas that could be affected by a dam failure or operational incident have a risk of loss of life, injuries, and damage to property from a failure or operational incident. The purpose of... More > this document is to provide guidelines for the preparation of an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) to facilitate the development of plans that are comprehensive and consistent. The purpose of an EAP is to protect lives and reduce property damage. The intended readers of this document are dam owners and emergency management authorities who work together in the response to dam safety emergencies. An EAP is a formal document that identifies potential emergency conditions at a dam and specifies actions to be followed to minimize loss of life and property damage. The EAP includes: �� Actions the dam owner will take to moderate or alleviate a problem at the dam �� Actions the dam owner will take, and in coordination with emergency management authorities, to respond to incidents or emergencies related to the dam< Less
Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety - Emergency Action Planning for Dams By Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
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Residents of areas that could be affected by a dam failure or operational incident have a risk of loss of life, injuries, and damage to property from a failure or operational incident. The purpose of... More > this document is to provide guidelines for the preparation of an Emergency Action Plan (Eap) to facilitate the development of plans that are comprehensive and consistent. The purpose of an Eap is to protect lives and reduce property damage. The intended readers of this document are dam owners and emergency management authorities who work together in the response to dam safety emergencies. An Eap is a formal document that identifies potential emergency conditions at a dam and specifies actions to be followed to minimize loss of life and property damage.< Less
Blast-resistance Benefits of Seismic Design - Phase 2 Study: Performance Analysis of Structural Steel Strengthening Systems By Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
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This series of publications was developed in response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the New York World Trade Center and the subsequent events that led to the formation of DHS and an... More > increased emphasis on preparedness and mitigation of terrorism-related hazards. One issue that FEMA began shortly after that was to examine whether lessons learned in response to natural hazards could be effectively applied to protect building occupants from human threats. Important similarities between seismic and blast loadings (e.g., both can impose extreme horizontal forces on a structure within a small time frame) lend themselves to such examination.< Less
Best Practices for Incorporating Building Science Guidance into Community Risk MAP Implementation By Federal Emergency Management Agency & Department of Homeland Security
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The datasets developed during a project are provided to the community, and the information allows the community to determine whether the higher risk areas require more stringent building codes. Both... More > regulatory and non-regulatory products are presented to the community in a series of Risk MAP meetings. The meetings also include information about Building Science Branch resources, such as the Building Science Toolkit CD, NFIP technical bulletins, disaster recovery advisories, building code assistance, web links, desk references, training resources, and technical publications, all of which can help the community meet FEMA’s goal of fostering resilience through hazard-resistant structure design that leads to reducing the loss of life and property in hazard events.< Less
An Assessment of the Consequences and Preparations for a Catastrophic California Earthquake: Findings and Actions Taken By United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency
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Firefighter Autopsy Protocol By U.S. Fire Administration & Federal Emergency Management Agency
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The U.U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is committed to improving the health and safety of firefighters. This mission has created an accompanying interest in learning about the causes of firefighter... More > deaths and injuries. In the process of researching firefighter deaths, it was determined that forensic medicine had no standard protocol that would assist a coroner or medical examiner specifically in determining the cause of a firefighter death. Many purposes for firefighter autopsy are related to ensuring benefits in addition to providing an improved understanding of fireground hazards and the effectiveness of firefighting equipment. I n 1993, the USFA initiated a project to develop a standard firefighter autopsy protocol. Experts in forensic pathology, toxicology, epidemiology, and medicolegal aspects of autopsy. This protocol effectively served the forensic professional and provided a basis for examining firefighter deaths more consistently.< Less
How to take care of your family when disaster strikes By Emergency
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How to manage during a disaster. During a disaster, as you may already know, things can become very chaotic and confusing. In this chapter information is provided to try and ease the confusion you... More > may experience during this time. Learn all about this in chapter 6. How to deal with an evacuation. A common emergency procedure we frequently put into place is that of evacuation. In the event that an evacuation is necessary, knowing procedures and having a plan ahead of time will ensure you are prepared and able to remain calm and in control, able to handle the situation. Learn all about this in this ebook.< Less
Emergence By Ian McKinley
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Emergence is a science fiction thriller set in the near future, when supercomputers are ubiquitous and the knowledge engineers who manage them have inordinate power. Two such engineers, Fallon and... More > O’Neil, are the main protagonists in a battle to control “backdoors” that allow computer systems to be hacked without trace. These are used by O’Neil to combat the many threats to a grossly over-populated planet on the brink of environmental collapse, but initiate violent responses from the organizations hacked, which catch Fallon in the crossfire.< Less
Many Women Strong: A Handbook for Women Firefighters By U.S. Department of Homeland Security & Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
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Women have a long history as firefighters, yet only recently have significant numbers of women begun to choose the fire service as a career. While some volunteer fire departments have included women... More > for years, many others are beginning to do so only now. A woman considering volunteer service or a career as a firefighter often has many questions. What does the work involve? How can I best prepare myself for it? What are the challenges and rewards of firefighting? How will the fire department and the other firefighters accept me? This handbook was created to help women who would like to become career, volunteer, or seasonal firefighters, as well as those who have just started on the job and are seeking guidance. It offers insights and suggestions from women who have been there: female firefighters, officers, and chiefs from all across the country. It attempts to present firefighting as it really is--neither glamorized nor trivialized--and to share answers to questions women commonly have...< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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