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  • About this item

    From the medical director of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management, here, in straightforward language and with easy-to-understand instructions, is a step-by-step guide to protecting yourself and your family in large-scale emergencies.

    The Survival Guide provides expert critical information about the most likely biological, chemical, and nuclear threats—and explains the basic steps to take before, during, and after a terrorist attack or other emergency situation.

    Easy to use: standardized chapter format full of quick tips and information

    Complete explanations: of different biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons

    Early identification pointers: including symptoms, emergency response, testing and diagnosis, treatment, special precautions, preparation tips, and much more

    Special sections: care for children, pregnant women, and even pets

    Provides: resource sections with contact numbers and information, and instructions on what to do in the event of an attack, including advice on prevention as well as containment

    Assesses: crucial information for disaster planning, including recommendations for action based on proximity to an attack and precautionary suggestions regarding mass transportation

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