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TitleThe neighborhood emergency response handbook : your life-saving plan for personal and community preparedness
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LanguageEnglish
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Table of Contents
                            CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1: WHEN DISASTER STRIKES
	Incident Priorities
	Accountability
	Disasters at Home
	Summary
CHAPTER 2: BASIC DISASTER PROCEDURES
	Creating a Disaster Kit
	Floods
	Storms
	Blizzards
	Earthquakes
	Tornados
	Civil Unrest
	Summary
CHAPTER 3: FIRE
	The Science of FIre
	Classes of Fire
	Size-Up Considerations
	What to Do
	Portable Fire Extinguishers
	Fire Suppression Safety Rules
	Hazardous Materials
	Fire Prevention in the Home
	Summary
CHAPTER 4: LIGHT SEARCH AND RESCUE
	Size-Up
	Search
	Rescue
	Summary
CHAPTER 5: DISASTER MEDICAL OPTIONS
	Medical Size-Up
	Triage
	Sanitation
	Supplies
	Documentation
	Working with Emergency Responders
	Summary
CHAPTER 6: DISASTER FIRST AID
	ABCs
	The Golden Hour
	Neck and Back Injuries
	Broken Bones
	Strains and Sprains
	Bleeding Control
	Burns
	Medical Emergencies
	Summary
CHAPTER 7: DISASTER PSYCHOLOGY
	Preparing the Mind to Act
	Response of the Body and Mind to Disaster
	Effects of Traumatic Stress
	Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
	Critical Incident Stress Management
	Summary
CHAPTER 8: DISASTER PREPAREDNESS NETWORKS
	Getting Started
	Organize a Group of Like-Minded Individuals
	Construct a Community Disaster Response Team
	The First Meeting
	Subsequent Meetings
	Identifying Neighborhood Skills and Resources
	Command Structure, Job Positions, and Duties
	Mobilization and Working within the Incident Management System
	Community Emergency Response Teams
	Summary
CONCLUSION
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