Typically underrated during times of disasters, women are the backbone of communities and families. Throughout history and in many cultures, women are looked at to perform passive roles. It is now known that women are more than just nurturers and providers during disasters—they stand alongside their male counterparts or even, at times alone, actively being the glue to keep their families and loved ones out of harm’s way.
Being prepared for a disaster can determine how you act during the real situation. Survival Guide for Women: Get Your Family Ready for Any Disaster not only identifies potential disasters, but is also a step by step how to guide on what to do should you find yourself in disastrous situations with your family. Arm yourself with the knowledge of what to do before, during, and after any situation.
With this manual, women will find themselves ready for any situation, regardless of the severity.
Topics discussed include the following:
- A brief discussion on women’s roles during times of disasters
- What is a disaster
- How to prepare your home for any disaster
- Hurricanes and major storms
- Cold Weather Disasters
- Road Accidents
- Key Elements of a Circuit Breaker