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  • Emergency management.
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    The hurricane preparedness handbook / Bob Stearns.
    by Stearns, Bob, author.
    New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, ©2015, 2009.
  • Emergency management.
  • Hurricanes.
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    viii, 215 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
    The nature of the beast : why you need to prepare -- How hurricanes form : understand basic storm dynamics -- Hurricane intensity : the category system for determining potential for damage -- Forecasting track, intensity : how forecasts are made -- Understanding watches and warnings : exactly what they mean to you -- Damage they do and why : storm surge, flooding, and other hazards -- The list : supplies you should have on hand -- Should you evacuate? : how to make the right decision -- Protecting your property : you can do a lot to reduce damage -- Hurricane and flood insurance : ways to mitigate the high cost -- Emergency generators : choosing and using the right backup system -- Losing power : prepare to deal with the inevitable -- Self-preservation : staying in touch with the world around you : myths and misconceptions -- Water and food : provisioning for the long haul -- Assessing the damage : sorting out after the storm -- In the aftermath : cleanup, security, and scam artists -- Disaster relief services : agencies you can turn to.
    9781632202758 (pbk.)
    1632202751 (pbk.)
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