IT'S A DISASTER!... helps families and businesses be aware, be prepared, and have a plan for most types of emergencies and disasters. The 268-page paperback provides quick-reference instructional bullets in 2-color format. It is not written to alarm people, rather it suggests tips on what folks should think about and do before, during and after specific types of scenarios, as well as how to administer basic first aid.
A majority of the data was compiled from various publications provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and FEMA, the CDC, Public Safety Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Red Cross and others.
Some new additions / changes in 5th Edition include Power Loss Mitigation (tips on generators), Civil Disturbances or Civil Unrest, moved nuke appendix up into Terrorism topic, new First Aid topics (swine flu, C. diff and Hands-only CPR) and much, much more.
If more people would take personal responsibility and learn how to prepare themselves and their loved ones, it could alleviate some problems, fear and stress in the U.S. and Canada.