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All Hazard Preparedness Workbook

ARC – Emergency Preparedness Checklist

ARC – Family Disaster Plan

ARC – Preparing for Emergencies

ARC – Supply Kit

Becoming Self-Sufficient for 6 Months

Bug-out List

Civil Preparedness Guide (FEMA)

Diabetes Disaster Guidelines

Disaster Handbook

Disaster Supply Kit

Emergency Plan

Emergency Survival Preparation

Family Disaster Plan

Family Emergency Handbook

Family Emergency Plan Template

FEMA Are You Ready

FEMA Checklist

In Home Shelter Manual

General Supplies

LA Fire Department Emergency Preparedness

Last Minute Preparations

LDS Preparedness

Mormon Emergency Preparedness


Preparing For Disaster For People With Disabilities

Social Distancing and Pandemic Readiness

Strengthening Exterior Doors

Surviving In The City

Taking Shelter From The Storm:

Biological Warfare FAQ

Chemical Emergencies

Emergency Response Guidebook

ARC – Are You Ready – Earthquakes


Earthquakes Brochure

Earthquakes (National Disaster Education Coalition)

Fact Sheet – Earthquakes

FEMA – Earthquakes

Preparedness – Earthquake

USGS Earthquakes Brochure



EMP System-Eng-Requirements

Fire and Heat Waves
ARC – Are You Ready – Fire

ARC – Are You Ready – Heat Wave

ARC – Are You Ready – Wildfires

Fact Sheet: Fires

Fact Sheet: Fire Safe


Flood Preparation

Fact Sheet: Hurricanes


Hurricanes 101

Hurricanes Brochure

Hurricanes Natures Furry

Preparedness Hurricanes

Emergency Response To Terrorism

Emergency Response To Terrorism Self Study


ARC – Are You Ready – Thunderstorm

Backgrounder – Thunderstorms

Fact Sheet – Thunderstorms

Severe Thunderstorms

Thunderstorms – Lightning Guide


ARC – Are You Ready – Tornado

Fact Sheet Tornadoes

Preparedness Tornadoes

Thunderstorms, Lightning, Tornadoes

Tornado Brochure

Tornadoes 101



ARC – Are You Ready – Flood

Fact Sheet – Flood

Fact Sheet – Landslides

Fact Sheet – Tsunami


Preparedness Volcano


Winter Storms
Extreme Cold Prevention Guide

Fact Sheet – Winter Storms

Preparedness – Winter Storm

Winter Storms

Winter Storms

Winter Survival

Winter Survival Course Handbook

Survival Books

Compact Survival KitFM 21-76 US ARMY SURVIVAL MANUAL
Reprinted as permitted by U.S. Department of the Army

King James Bible
Use this to survive TEOTWAWKI

Survival Myths

Surviving The New World Order
B. A. Brooks

US Army Aviation Survival Part I
Survival Elements Psychological Aspects, And Survival Medicine

US Army Aviation Survival Part II
Protection From The Environment

US Army Aviation Survival Part III

US Army Aviation Survival Part IV
Direction Finding, Signaling, And Recovery

US Army Camouflage

US Army mountaineering techniques (basic)

US Army mountaineering techniques (advanced)

USMC Individuals Guide For Understanding And
Surviving Terrorism

USMC Summer Survival Course

USMC Water Survival Course

USMC Winter Survival Course

Winter Survival Handbook

Winter Survival In Your Car

 Nuclear Survival11 Steps – Nuclear Survival
This pamphlet describes what YOU can do before and following a nuclear attack.  You can greatly increase your family’s and your own protection by taking the Eleven Steps to Survival

120 Cities

Above Ground Fallout Shelter

Blast Fire Resistance

Civil Defense Shelters

Nuclear War Survival Skills
The purpose of this book is to provide Americans and other unprepared people with information and self-help instructions that will significantly increase their chances of surviving a nuclear attack.

Nuclear Weapons Effects Handbook
A collection of graphs, nomograms, and tabulated data most frequently used by the Radiological Scientific Officer


Potassium Pill

Potassium Iodide

Radiological Defense Officers Course Manual

US Army NBC Decontamination

US Army NBC Protection

US Army Nuclear Contamination Avoidance

US Army Radiation Protection Manual

US Joint Services Treatment Of Nuclear And Radiological Casualties

World Wide Nuclear Effects

Wyoming Civil Nuclear Protection Program

Your Basement Fallout Shelter
Guide To Basement Fallout Shelter

You Will Survive Doomsday
Bruce Beach
Explains the myths of Nuclear Fallout and Doomsday, plus gives tips and plans for surviving a nuclear attack

Wilderness and Outdoor SurvivalDangerous Animals

Desert Awareness

Plant Identification

Poisonous Plants

Signaling And Direction Finding

Homemade Traps And Snares

US Army How To Avoid Getting Lost

US Army How To Find Your Way


Primitive Survival Shelters 

ShelterShelters, Shacks, And Shanties

Snow Shelters

CommunicationsShortwave Radio 101

Shortwave Radio Handbook

The Radio Amateur’s Handbook

 Medical, Health, Hygiene
And First Aid
Base Camp Hygiene and Health

Bird Flu Diagnosis And Personal Hygiene


Community Mitigation

Emergency Childbirth

Face Masks

First Aid Management Of Minor Injuries

Home Remedies


Isolation Planning

Mass Casualty Planning And Burial

Medical Emergencies

Management Of Asthma


Pandemic Flu Citizens Guide

Safe Burial Practices

Survival Medicine

US Army Field Hygiene And Sanitation

US Army First Aid

US Joint Services Teatment of Biological Warfare Agent Casualties

Wilderness Med Kit

 Fuel And Alternative EnergyBiodiesel Safety And Best Management Practices For Small-Scale And Non-Commercial Use And Production

Concentrated Solar Thermal Power

Foot Power

Heat, Light And Power

Home Heating In An Emergency

How To Build A Cheap Wind Machine For Pumping Water

Solar Power

Window Box Solar Collector Design

Winter Power Failure

Wood Gas Generator


ARC – Food and Water in Emergency–  Build A Hand Pump

Emergency Disinfection of Drinking Water

Getting Started

How To Build A Cheap Wind Machine For Pumping Water

How To Make A Solar Still (Plastic Cover)

Priming the Berkey Water Filter

Purification Of Water On A Small Scale

Rainwater Harvesting

Simple Solar Still For The Production Of Distilled Water

Slow Sand Filters

Solar Photovoltaics For Irrigation Water Pumping

Water Purification

Water Treatment

 Fire, Heat, and CookingAlternate Cooking Methods

Bow Drill

Bucket Stove

Bush Fungus Stove

Bread Box Water Heater Plans

By Can

Coal Extenders

Cook Stove By The Tera CETA Method

Double Drum Sawdust Stove

Dutch Ovens

Expedient Cooking

Fighting Fire

Fireless Cooker

Fire Safety

Flint, Steal and Battery

Making Charcoal

Plumbers Stove

Rocket Stove

Sawdust Burning Space Heater Stove

Solar Cooking2

Thermos Bottle Cooking

Tinder Fungus

 Food – Procuring, Storage and PreservingAnimals For Food

Canning And Preserving
Sarah Tyson Heston Rorer(1912)

Canning, Preserving and Jelly Making
Hill, Janet McKenzie (1915)

Canning, Preserving and Pickling
Marion Harris Neil (1914)


Dehydrating Food

Emergency Food For Babies

Essential Nutrient Sources

Food And Water In An Emergency

Foodborne Illnesses

Food Safety

Freezer Bag Meals

Gluten Free Survival Guide

Grains And Legumes

Growing And Harvesting Wheat By Hand

How To Dry Fruits And Vegetables

How To Make A Solar Cabinet Dryer For Agricultural Produce

How To Render Animal Fat

How To Salt Fish

Improvised Grain Mill

Keeping Food Safe During An Emergency

Mylar Bag Sealing Methods

One Year Food Supply For One Adult

Pantry Pests

Peddle Operated Grain Mill

Preserving Vegetables By Salting, Drying, And Storing
United States. Food Administration. Division of Home Conservation (1918)


Solar Food Drying

Stocking Food

Stocking For Small Spaces And Budgets

Storage And Rodents

Storage In The Home

Storage Of Wheat

US Army Basic Food Inspection Procedures

US Army Dairy

US Army Food Deterioration

US Army Fresh Fruits And Vegetables

US Army Poultry I

US Army Poultry II

US Army Preservation Of Foods

US Army Red Meats

US Army Shell Eggs

US Army Storage And Sanitation

US Army Water Foods

 Recipe Books

California Mexican-Spanish Cook Book
Cloud City Cook Book

Delicious Peach Recipes
California Peach Growers Inc.1920.Genesee Valley Cookbook

Kenton Cookbook


Modern Women Of America Cookbook

Most For Your Money Cookbook

Riverside Recipe Book
This Recipe Book has been compiled and edited in
the interest of Christian Work in connection ivith the
Rutgers Riverside Presbyterian Church. 1890

Second Parish Cookbook

The Belgian Cookbook

The Kirmess Cookbook

The Pleasantville Cookbook

Vegetarian Cookbook

Westminster Cookbook
“One hundred and eighty-three recipes.” 1876.

Gardening BooksBora Cultivation And Post Harvest

Building A Floating Hydroponic Garden

Backyard Greenhouse

Cultivating Vegetables

Garden Farming
Vegetable gardening Corbett, L.C. (1913)

How To Make Fertilizer

Garden Planning Worksheet
Brian Wachutka

Organic Gardening

Planning Your Garden
Rogers, William Snow,(1923)

Pumpkin Cultivation And Post Harvest

How To Build A Solar Crop Dryer

How To Dry Fruits And Vegetables

How To Make A Solar Cabinet Dryer For Agricultural Produce

Small Plastic Greenhouses

Test The Soil First

The Amateur Garden

Watermelon Cultivation And Post Harvest

 Animals and Livestock

Handbook On Cutting Lamb
Pratt’s Practical Pointers On The Care Of Livestock And Poultry

Raising Rabbits

Tanning Deer Hides And Small Fur Skin

The Furrier’s Friend
& adviser on dressing and tanning of fur skins and hides Ott, Gottfried F (1922)


Knife Sharpening

Knots For Mountaineering, Camping, Climbing, Rescue, Etc…

Knot Tying

Making Candles

Making Soap

Construction Manuals And Building PlansBuilding Plans For Poultrymen

and practical methods of poultry raising 1920
Farm Buildings

A compilation of plans for general farm barns, cattle barns, horse barns, sheep folds, swine pens, poultry houses, silos, feeding racks, etc .. Sanders Publishing Co. (1905)

Geyelin’s Poultry Breeding,
 in a commercial point of view, as carried out by the National poultry company (limited), Bromley, Kent. Natural and artificial hatching, rearing and fattening, on entirely new and scientific principles, with all the necessary plans, elevations, sections, and details, and a notice of the poultry establishments in France – Geyelin, George Kennedy (1867)

– Plans For A Complete Beekeeping System

Poultry Appliances & Handicraft
how to make & use labor-saving devices, with descriptive plans for food & water supply, building & miscellaneous needs; also treats on artificial incubation & brooding; Fiske, George B. (1902)

Practical Farm Buildings;
plans and suggestions Hunter, A. F. (1905)

US Army Frame Structures

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