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Preparing for disasters

Author: Bobbie Kalman; Kelley MacAulay
Publisher: New York : Crabtree Pub., ©2009.
Series: Disaster alert.; Disaster alert!, Disaster alert!
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Disasters certainly seem to be on the rise, from hurricanes and massive flooding, to tornadoes, earthquakes, and fires. This timely book looks at topics such as preparing disaster supply kits for homes and cars, learning how to use ham radios, reading maps, creating and practicing evacuation plans, setting up emergency contact people, and information about shelters. It also looks at different kinds of disasters and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bobbie Kalman; Kelley MacAulay
ISBN: 0778715892 : SAL 9780778715894 : SAL 9780778716211 077871621X
OCLC Number: 645781584
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: What are disasters? --
Create a kit --
Important supplies --
Home evacuation --
Community evacuation --
Safe shelter --
Preparing for tornadoes --
Huge hurricanes --
Flooding the land --
When the earth shakes --
Icy winter storms --
Pandemic! --
Wonderful people! --
Disastrous feelings --
More ways to prepare.
Series Title: Disaster alert.; Disaster alert!, Disaster alert!
Responsibility: Bobbie Kalman and Kelley MacAulay.

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Disasters certainly seem to be on the rise, from hurricanes and massive flooding, to tornadoes, earthquakes, and fires. This timely book looks at topics such as preparing disaster supply kits for homes and cars, learning how to use ham radios, reading maps, creating and practicing evacuation plans, setting up emergency contact people, and information about shelters. It also looks at different kinds of disasters and how to prepare for each one, as well as what to do with pets.

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