The Complete Idiot's Guide to Disaster Preparedness

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Penguin, Aug 4, 2009 - Reference - 288 pages
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Both natural and man-made disasters seem to occur with greater frequency. While these disasters can be devastating, the vast majority of casualties are caused by a lack of preparation. The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Disaster Preparedness teaches readers the right steps to prepare the home or office for a disaster, and about issues relating to insurance, evacuation plans, and building an emergency to-go pack.

By an internationally acknowledged expert author
Practical, comprehensive, hands-on advice applicable to most disasters
Meets the demands of a vast and expanding market for this genre


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Title Page
One Size Fits All 2 Disasters
Packing a Personal GoPak
Safety Isnt Just Good Preparation
Preparing Your Business
Toxic Spills
Post Disaster
Getting Back to Work
Chapter17 If You Failed to Plan
Putting It All Together
Appendix B GoPak Checklists


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John Hedtke is an award-winning author of 21 books. He regularly contributes articles to magazines such as "Publish!" and "Accounting Technology". He is an associate fellow of the Society for Technical Communication and a past president of the Puget Sound STC chapter. He writes magazine articles, plays the banjo, and sleeps late as much as possible. He lives in Seattle.

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