The Disaster Preparedness Handbook will prepare you for the 1% of the time when things go bad. Ninety-nine percent of the time, the world spins like a top, the skies are clear, and your refrigerator is full of good food. But the world is a volatile place-storms rage, fires burn, and diseases spread. No one is ever completely safe. Humans live as part of a very complex ecosystem that is unpredictable and merciless. Could you protect your family in the case of an emergency-domestic or global? The Disaster Preparedness Handbook will help you to establish a practical disaster plan for your entire family (covering all fourteen basic human needs) in case the unpredictable happens. Additional information is also presented for those with special needs, including the elderly and disabled, children, pregnant women, and even pets. Well-researched by an army veteran and current NASA engineer, this is the essential guide every family should have, study, and keep handy, in case the unthinkable should occur.Shelter.First Aid.Protection.With this book you can outline your survival plan.About the Author - Dr. Arthur Bradley holds a doctorate in engineering from Auburn University and currently works for NASA. Having lived all across the United States, he writes from personal experience about preparing for a wide variety of disasters, including earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, house fires, massive snowstorms, electromagnetic pulse attacks, and solar storms. He holds a black belt in Kenpo Karate and is highly skilled with all manner of firearms. He has been featured in the New York Times, Money magazine, the Toronto Sun, Popular Mechanics, Men's Journal, and numerous radio shows..Authors - Dr. Arthur T. Bradley.Binding - paper.Pages - 544.Publisher - Skyhorse Publishing.Year - 2011.ISBN - 9781616083878.