Author(s): Bronwen King
This manual will help you prepare for and survive natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods, storms, tsunamis and pandemic illness. It tells you everything you need to know to prepare a plan, organise food, water and emergency kits, plan for good hygiene and infection control, prepare your property for living in periodic isolation, surviving adverse conditions and what to do afterwards. Written by a public health nutritionist, it will maximise your chance of staying well during a natural disaster or pandemic illness. It is a must for any home preparedness kit. Bronwen King is also the author of "Survive Bird Flu and Other Disasters". She is a nutritionist and public health educator who hosts her own healthy eating TV cooking show. She writes regularly for food and health magazines and newspapers.
Bronwen King is a nutritionist and public health educator with Community and Public Health, Christchurch. She is also a qualified chef and science teacher. She hosts her own healthy eating TV cooking show and regularly writes for food and health magazines and newspapers.
Contents include : How to plan -- How to store and sterilise water -- What and how much food to buy for a week of self-sufficiency -- Storing and rotating food -- How to prepare meals using your emergency stores -- Menus and recipes -- Other items you need in your survival kit -- Food safety and personal hygiene -- Tips for preventing spread of infection -- Caring for the sick -- Coping when power and water supplies are disrupted -- Keeping up morale.