Extreme Heat Survival: Prepare for & Survive a Heatwave (Urban Survival) (Other)

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Description


Summer heat waves have become more frequent and increasingly intense over the past 20 years. In a normal year, about 175 Americans are killed by extreme heat. Among natural disasters, only extreme cold, not hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, or earthquakes, takes a greater toll. Based on international protocols, Extreme Heat Survival focuses on what people can do before, during and after a heat wave to protect themselves and their property. Also included in each guide are smartphone QR codes that link to the websites of various emergency services agencies. Laminated for durability, this portable guide is an ideal source of quick and accurate information. Made in the USA.

About the Author


Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781583558591
ISBN-10: 1583558594
Publisher: Waterford Press
Publication Date: April 10th, 2015
Pages: 12
Language: English
Series: Urban Survival