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Cocaine Highway: The lines that link our drug habit to terror

by Alex Perry

"The only reason I can write about any of this - how cocaine smuggling is ruining an area of Africa the size of Western Europe - is because I have agreed to identify almost no one who spoke to me." In Cocaine...


Emergency Planning, Response, and Recovery

by Water Environment Federation

Helping your organization develop a preparedness strategy to lessen the economic, environmental, and social toll of disasters


Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe

by Helen Caldicott

On the second anniversary of the Fukushima disaster, an international panel of leading medical and biological scientists, nuclear engineers, and policy experts assembled at the prestigious New York Academy of...


Applied Uncertainty Analysis for Flood Risk Management

by Keith Beven & Jim Hall

This volume provides an introduction for flood risk management practitioners, up-to-date methods for analysis of uncertainty and its use in risk-based decision making. It addresses decision making for both short-term...


To the Rescue!: True Stories of Tragedy and Survival

by Carolyn Matthews

Ordinary people become heroes in extraordinary circumstances - a ski accident, a missing child, a thrilling sea rescue.


Storm Surge

by Adam Sobel

A renowned scientist takes us through the devastating and unprecedented events of Hurricane Sandy, using it to explain our planet’s changing climate, and what we need to do to protect ourselves and our cities...


When Disaster Strikes: A Comprehensive Guide for Emergency Planning and Crisis Survival

by Matthew Stein & James Wesley Rawles

Disasters often strike without warning and leave a trail of destruction in their wake. Yet armed with the right tools and information, survivors can fend for themselves and get through even the toughest circumstances....


Disaster on the Horizon: High Stakes, High Risks, and the Story Behind the Deepwater Well Blowout

by Bob Cavnar

Disaster on the Horizon is a behind-the-scenes investigative look at the worst oil well accident in US history, which led to the current environmental and economic catastrophe on the Gulf Coast. Cavnar uses...


When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency, 2nd Edition

by Matthew Stein

There’s never been a better time to “be prepared.” Matthew Stein’s comprehensive primer on sustainable living skills—from food and water to shelter and energy to first-aid and crisis-management skills—prepares...


Sports in the Aftermath of Tragedy: From Kennedy to Katrina

by Michael Gavin

In Sports in the Aftermath of Tragedy: From Kennedy to Katrina, Michael Gavin explores how columnists have written about sports’ role in the national recovery from specific tragedies. Beginning with John F....


Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina

by Eugenie L. Birch & Susan M. Wachter

This volume examines the rebuilding of cities and their environs after a disaster and focuses on four major issues: making cities less vulnerable to disaster, reestablishing economic viability, responding to...


The World is Moving Around Me: A Memoir of the Haiti Earthquake

by Dany Laferrière, David Homel & Michaëlle Jean

A moving eyewitness account of the 2010 Haiti earthquake and its aftermath by the acclaimed Haitian Canadian writer.


The Big Truck That Went By

by Jonathan M. Katz

On January 12, 2010, the deadliest earthquake in the history of the Western Hemisphere struck the nation least prepared to handle it. Jonathan M. Katz, the only full-time American news correspondent in Haiti,...


Disaster Survival Preparation - What Food and Supplies to Purchase Now For Emergency Survival - And Much More - 101 World Class Expert Facts, Hints, T

by Meredith Heath

Disaster Survival Preparation - What Food and Supplies to Purchase Now For Emergency Survival - And Much More - 101 World Class Expert Facts, Hints, Tips and Advice on Survival and Emergency


Disaster

by Christopher Cooper & Robert Block

Based on exclusive interviews, the inside story of how America's emergency response system failed and how it remains dangerously broken

When Hurricane Katrina roared ashore on the morning of August 29, 2005,...


Survival Guide

by Jordan Gunner

This is a 3-book bundle, which addresses various subtopics, including but not limited to these:

Book 1: When it all hits the fan, some know how to survive and some don’t. Knowledge and experience are at the...


Survival Guide

by Jordan Gunner

The following topics are included in this 2-book combo:

Book 1: This book covers a range of topics that don’t seem to be related at first, but if you look closer, you’ll see the bigger picture. All of these...


Survival Guide

by Jordan Gunner

This is a 2-book combo, which has the following titles:

Book 1: When it all hits the fan, some know how to survive and some don’t. Knowledge and experience are at the root of survival in troubled times. We...


Survival Guide

by Jordan Gunner

This book consists of two titles, which are the following:

Book 1: When it all hits the fan, some know how to survive and some don’t. Knowledge and experience are at the root of survival in troubled times....


Survival Guide

by Jordan Gunner

This book covers a range of topics that don’t seem to be related at first, but if you look closer, you’ll see the bigger picture. All of these topics are more or less connected to the idea of fending for...