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Hurricanes

What You Need to Know

€ 19.49



Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
CHAPTER ONE WHAT IS A HURRICANE?
The Anatomy of a Storm
9(2)
The Life Cycle of a Hurricane
11(6)
CHAPTER 2 HURRICANE POWER
The Saffir-Simpson Scale
17(3)
Hurricane Effects
20(7)
Factors in Hurricane Damage
27(3)
CHAPTER 3 HURRICANE SEASON
When Is Hurricane Season?
30(2)
2005: A Season to Remember
32(5)
The Naming of Storms
37(4)
CHAPTER 4 FORECASTING
International Cooperation
41(3)
Storm Tracking Tools
44(12)
CHAPTER 5 STORM WARNING
Communication
56(3)
Hurricane Watch
59(1)
Hurricane Warning
59(1)
Other Advisories
60(1)
Information Sources
61(4)
Storm Summaries
65(1)
CHAPTER 6 HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS
Identify the Risks
66(1)
Family Emergency Plan
67(2)
Other Emergency Plans
69(1)
Prepare Your Home
70(1)
Prepare Yourself
71(1)
Prepare Your Pets and Livestock
72(1)
Emergency Kits
73(2)
Practice Your Plan
75(1)
Your Community
76(5)
CHAPTER 7 BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES
Strengthening Your Home
81(7)
Hurricane Watch
88(5)
CHAPTER 8 DURING THE STORM
Hurricanes
93(2)
Tornadoes
95(2)
Flooding
97(2)
Downed Power Lines
99(1)
Power Outages
99(4)
Danger: Carbon Monoxide
103(2)
Safe Evacuation
105(2)
CHAPTER 9 AFTER THE STORM
What to Expect
107(1)
After the Storm Has Passed
107(2)
Returning Home
109(4)
Keep Food Safe
113(3)
Keep Water Safe
116(3)
CHAPTER 10 CLEANUP AND RECOVERY
First Steps
119(3)
Cleanup Safety Tips
122(3)
Keep or Discard
125(2)
Dry Out Your Home
127(3)
Before Moving Back In
130(1)
The Road to Recovery
131(3)
Checklists
First Aid Kit
134(1)
Emergency Kit
135(1)
Additional Householding Emergency Items
135(1)
Vehicle Emergency Kit
136(1)
Workplace Emergency Kit
137(1)
Important Documents
137(1)
Glossary 138(3)
Resources 141(2)
Index to Hurricanes 143(1)
Acknowledgements 144
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Paperback / softback
143 pagina's
Januari 2006
154 gram
177 x 128 x 9 mm
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