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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-04-14
  • Publisher: Krause Pubns Inc
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This title is a practical, step-by-step guide to help protect yourself and your family in times of natural or technological disaster or societal upheaval. This title describes various types of disasters, natural and manmade, that can threaten your family’s safety and security. Using straightforward, common-sense language, the author shows you, through vivid text and compelling photos, how to survive the critical 72-hour period immediately following a disruption in social services and the power grid. From major disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes and terrorist attack to more mundane disruptions such as power outages and ATM failures, learn everything you need to know in order to survive.

Author Biography

Jerry Ahern is a professional writer specializing in firearms-related and sciences fiction literature. His apocalyptic Survivalist series of novels has won fans world-wide. In addition, Ahern is well-known to firearms enthusiasts for his book CCW: Carrying Concealed Weapons and the countless articles he has published in the firearms press.

Table of Contents

Dedicationp. 3
Acknowledgmentsp. 6
Introductionp. 7
Life in the 21st Century: A Catalog of Impending Disastersp. 8
Levels of Preparednessp. 37
Individual Survival Preparednessp. 43
Nuclear Family Preparednessp. 56
Extended Family Preparednessp. 65
Community Preparednessp. 68
Emergency Communicationsp. 74
Websites to Monitorp. 86
Food and Waterp. 93
Food Preparationp. 105
How Much Should You Put Away?p. 112
Medical Preparednessp. 120
Generators and Batteriesp. 126
Survival Weaponsp. 137
Conveyances, Vehicles and Vehicular Survival Kitsp. 152
To Evacuate or Not?p. 165
Saving Memoriesp. 170
Special Situations, Special Needsp. 175
From Sports to Survivalp. 181
Specific Survival Tips and Tacticsp. 187
Final Thoughtsp. 238
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