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This book provides a comprehensive information on every type of natural disaster as well as many man -made and technological emergencies. The natural disasters profiled in the book include Earthquakes, Floods and Flashfloods, Heat Waves, Hurricanes, Landslide and Mudflows, Thunderstorms and Lightning, Tornadoes,. Tsunamis, Volcanoes, Wildfires, Wildland Fires and Winter Storms. Man-made and Technological emergencies covered in the book include Biological and Chemical Agent Disasters, Hazardous Materials Accidents, Home Fires, Housing & Building Fires, Nuclear Power Plant Emergencies, Radiological Emergencies, Rolling Blackouts and terrorism. For each disaster or emergency, information is provided on what they are and what citizens or families could do before, during and after to minimize loss of lives and/or property. Also included are sources for additional information.
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Gladstone /ˈɡlædstən/ is a city in the Gladstone Region, Queensland, Australia. It is approximately 550 kilometres (340 mi) by road north of Brisbane and 100 km (62 mi) south-east of Rockhampton.
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