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Americans at Risk: Why We Are Not Prepared for Megadisasters and What We Can Do

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This important book by one of our leading experts on disaster preparedness offers a compelling narrative about our nation’s inability to properly plan for large-scale disasters and proposes changes that can still be made to assure the safety of its citizens.

Five years after 9/11 and one year after Hurricane Katrina, it is painfully clear that the government’s emergency re
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Hardcover, 304 pages
Published August 22nd 2006 by Knopf (first published January 1st 2006)
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Jeff
Wow...in the realm of books that makes one think, this one ranks very high for me. As someone who has worked for several years on the "ground level" of emergency preparedness, I have been wanting to read what a number of "experts" have to say about the subject. "Americans at Risk" was my first foray into this personal initiative.

Reading this book with an open mind can open one's eyes to the risks that surround us. Everyone should understand that these risks are not insurmountable, so I'm not say
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MEGADISASTERS!!!
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