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Disaster Preparedness Manuals
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Disaster Preparedness Manuals, also known as survival manuals are often overlooked by preppers and survivalist. There is a wealth of information out there, but you have to have the books in hand for them to do you any good.

Over the past few weeks I picked up 6 new disaster preparedness manuals:

Homeland security field guide
Quick Series guide to public health emergencies
Quick Series emergency preparedness for persons with disabilities and medical conditions
Janes Chem-bio handbook
Chickens by Dereck Hall

I also have Chickens for Dummies on the way, it should be here next week.

Homeland Security Field GuideHomeland Security Field Guide, a pocket reference for weapons of mass destruction (WMD) & terrorism response:

One thing that stands out about this manual, the different sections have tabs that you can see without having to open the book. Need information about decon, find the decon tab, open the book to that section.

102 pages

Categories include:

First in response
Command considerations
Chemical agent response
Radiological response
Biological agent response
Explosives
Decontamination procedures
Reference material

Public Health EmergenciesQuick Series Guide to Public Health Emergencies:

The tabs on this book ate not visible without opening the cover.  Once the cover is opened, the tabs are on the left hand side.

Page numbers are not listed in the book.  The only problem I see with this, is if someone is trying to use the manual for resource material and needs to quote something on a certain page.

Categories include:

Anthrax
Botulism
E. Coli
Pandemic Flu
Pneumonic Plague
Salmonellosis (Salmonella)
Sars
Smallpox
West Nile Virus
Chemical and Radiation Emergencies
Challenges and Preparation
Items to stockpile
Information sheet
Contact information
Tips to stop the spread
Safe food handling
Is it contagious
Resources

Emergency Preparedness for people with disabilitiesQuick Series emergency preparedness for persons with disabilities and medical conditions:

The tabs on this book ate not visible without opening the cover. Once the cover is opened, the tabs are on the left hand side.

Page numbers are not listed in the book. The only problem I see with this, is if someone is trying to use the manual for resource material and needs to quote something on a certain page.

Categories include:

Introduction – know the basics
Make a plan
Make a kit
Communication is key
Stay or go
Note to family and friends
First responders
Quick facts / more info

Chemical-biological handbook disaster preparedness manualJanes Chem-bio handbook:

Janes is known the world over as an authority in military intelligence, and this book is no exception.

308 pages

Categories include:

Pre-incident planning
On-scene procedures
Chemical agents
Chemical treatment
Biological agents
Biological treatment
Post incident
Appendix

Raising chickens after shtf

Chickens by Dereck Hall:

When my wife and I started talking about getting chickens, a lady my wife works with found out, and loaned my wife a chicken book. I liked to book so much, I bought my own.

Table of contents:

Introduction
Facts about chickens
Domestication of the chicken
Keeping chickens
Breeds of chickens
Glossary
Index

In case you are wondering why a book about chickens would be included in an article about disaster preparedness, your food preps are only going to last so long. To have a well balanced long term SHTF survival plan, you and your family will need a source of fresh food. Why stockpile #10 cans of powered eggs, when you can have frrsh eggs.

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Kevin Felts was born and raised in southeast Texas, graduated from Bridge City high school Bridge City Texas, and attended Lamar College in Port Arthur Texas. Hobbies include fishing, hiking, hunting, blogging, sharing his politically incorrect opinion, video blogging on youtube, survivalism and spending time with his family. In his free time you may find Kevin working around the farm, building something, or tending to the livestock
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