The Complete Idiot's Guide to Disaster PreparednessBook - 2009
Both natural and man-made disasters seem to occur with greater frequency. While these disasters can be devastating, the vast majority of casualties are caused from not being prepared in advance. Noted international expert on disaster relief and preparedness Dr. Maurice A. Ramirez gives us practical and comprehensive guide to solving this serious problem in The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Disaster Preparedness. Building upon his vast experience, his book show how to-Learn to anticipate disasters most likely to occur in an individual's location or life. Steps to take to evaluate one's most vulnerable points in any disaster. Steps to take to prepare home and office for a disaster. Steps to take to prepare emotionally for a disaster. Steps to take to surviving post disaster problems. Issues relating to insurance, evacuation plans and building an emergency 'go pack .
Dr. Maurice A. Ramirez , DO, is the founder and president of the consulting firm High Alert, LLC, dedicated to making individuals, families, businesses, healthcare providers, and communities more aware of the need for disaster planning, education, and preparedness. In addition, he has served on expert panels for pandemic preparedness and healthcare surge planning with congressional and Cabinet members. Dr. Ramirez is the founding chairperson of the American Board of Disaster Medicine and the first physician in the world to receive certification as a Disaster Medicine Specialist.
John Hedtke is a fellow of the Society for Technical Communication. The award-winning author of 25 books and close to 200 magazine articles, Mr. Hedtke has been a writer on high tech, management, and business topics for over 25 years. His writing has received 26 regional and international writing awards to date.