The written text itself is superficial in most areas.
There are a few items that make this book worth holding onto long term as opposed to reading, assimilating the info, and passing it on.
I would definitely recommend it to everyone, and will likely give this book as gifts this Christmas to my family members.
I read this book several years ago, and it made my emergency preparedness so easy and simple. I was so grateful that I was ready this summer during the Colorado Springs fire. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Diane Rohan
Dull, does have the basic facts. But is a lesson for future writers. Do not write under the reader level.. The book is helpful with Appendix and is family freindly. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Alan
I am always a bit amazed at some of the more vitriolic book reviews that seem to be written solely to vent anger rather than to offer any valuable input to potential readers. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Sandy
I WAS VERY PLEASED WITH MY PURCHASE OF THE DISASTER BOOK IT IS A CHRISTMAS GIFT AND IM SURE HE WILL BE VERY PLEASED WITH IT. I AM ALWAYS PLEASED WHEN I ORFDER ON AMAZON.Published on December 21, 2011 by Whartie
The organization of the book is very good for disasters such as fire, tornado and earthquakes. Those are terrifying events and this book has good guidance for them. Read morePublished on December 12, 2011 by Citizen John
This book is only good for the beginner, there are two different books i would urge you to look at "Making the Best of Basics: Family Preparedness Handbook [Paperback]" and Crisis... Read morePublished on September 30, 2011 by rancher
I own just about every preparedness book out there and was shocked when I saw how few "stars" this book had! Felt I needed to add my opinion! Read morePublished on December 13, 2010 by Douglas E. Tidwell
This book does cover exactly what the title says. It is, however, set at a sixth grade reading level and geared for people who don't have much real life experience. Read morePublished on December 12, 2010 by Billy Bob
I purchased this book and was disappointed with the very basic information presented. There was very insight or specific detail on how to prepare for a disaster. Read morePublished on June 4, 2010 by David