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Follow-up to the New York Times bestseller Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life--revealing high-stakes techniques and survival secrets from real intelligence officers in life-or-death situations around the worldEveryone loves a good spy story, but most of the ones we hear are fictional. That's because the most dangerous and important spycraft is done in secret, often hidden in plain sight.In this powerful new book, bestselling author and former CIA officer Jason Hanson takes the reader deep inside the world of espionage, revealing true stories and expert tactics from real agents engaged in life-threatening missions around the world.With breathtaking accounts of spy missions in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and elsewhere, the book reveals how to:• Achieve mental sharpness to be ready for anything• Escape if taken hostage• Set up a perfect safe site• Assume a fake identity• Master the "Weapons of Mass Influence" to recruit others, build rapport, and make allies when you need them mostWith real-life spy drama that reads like a novel paired with expert practical techniques, Survive Like a Spy will keep you on the edge of your seat - and help you stay safe when you need it most.
How to Drag a Body and Other Safety Tips You Hope to Never Need
Everyone from Louis Pasteur to the Girl Scouts has championed the motto "Be Prepared" - but what does that mean in today’s constantly changing world? In this age of anxiety, when reports of mass shootings, political unrest, the threat of nuclear war, devastating natural disasters, and digital attacks dominate the news and are transforming our lives, we yearn for some control. We want to make sensible decisions to help keep us on track when everything seems to be going off the rails. We want to be ready - to the best of our abilities - for the worst that can happen.As a seasoned war correspondent with more than thirty years of experience working in crisis zones and a pioneering safety consultant, Judith Matloff knows about personal security and risk management. In How to Drag a Body and Other Safety Tips You Hope to Never Need, she shares her tried-and-true methods to help you confidently handle whatever challenges comes your way.Learn how to:• Perform emergency first aid• Create a bunker• Keep yourself safe when traveling• Keep yourself safe from online hacks• and dozens of other invaluable tips to stay safe in any circumstancesBlending humorous stories and anecdotes with serious advice, Matloff explains how to remain upright in stampedes, avoid bank fraud, prevent sexual assault, stay clean in a shelter, and even be emotionally prepared for loss. From cyber security, active shooter situations, and travel, to natural disasters and emotional resilience, she shares tips that will give even the most anxious person a sense of control over life’s unpredictable perils. Unfortunately, we can’t anticipate all the crises of our lives. But with How to Drag a Body and Other Safety Tips You Hope to Never Need, you’ll find the skills and confidence you need to weather an emergency.
Staying Alive: How to Act Fast and Survive Deadly Encounters
The Boston Marathon; Sandy Hook Elementary School; the Aurora, Colorado movie theater; Columbine High School - sadly, most Americans are very familiar with these names and the tragic events that took place at each event or location. Mass shootings, home invasions, and other attacks on the general public are no longer the rare exception they were decades ago. No one wants to feel like a potential victim in their own neighborhood, but what can the average person do to stay safe?The authors of Staying Alive: How to Act Fast and Survive Deadly Encounters give us the answer to that question. Inside, they take the successful strategies that have been used to avert planned school shootings, bombings, and other deadly events and demonstrate how those techniques can be utilized by the average person. The powerful and potentially life-saving information in this book includes:• An honest look at the myths and truths surrounding mass casualty events• Proven strategies for surviving violent incidents in malls, movie theaters, places of worship, and at home• Safety concepts that can be applied to fires, medical emergencies, tornadoes, car accidents, and other hazardsWith an in-depth look at mass casualty attacks across the centuries--including the earliest recorded incident in 1764 in Western Pennsylvania, a vivid review of case studies to help readers fine tune how they prepare for life and death situations, techniques for improving crisis response, and much more, Staying Alive offers everything the average person needs to know in order respond to, and recover from, a crisis. An ideal reference for school teachers, parents, security personnel, and all others responsible for the care and safety of others.
The Family Disaster Organizer (In Case of Emergency)
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Be prepared for any emergency situation with this personalized organizer to help keep you and your family safe no matter what the crisis.With the increase in earthquakes, terrible storms, pandemics, and other emergencies, it’s more important than ever to be ready for the unexpected. Owning an emergency kit and stocking up on essentials is a great place to start, but you will also need advice on how to respond to specific emergencies. Keeping yourself organized is key to how quickly you can respond in a worst-case scenario.In Case of Emergency: The Family Disaster Organizer is the perfect way to collect and organize the valuable information that will help you survive a crisis. Featuring expert guidance for real-life emergencies, basic first aid information, as well as places to record everything from evacuation plans to emergency contacts and your family’s medical history, this practical book will ensure that you truly have all the information you need when disaster strikes. Now you can put your mind at ease knowing that you’ve taken the necessary steps to prepare your family for any emergency situation that may come your way.
First Aid at Sea (7th Edition)
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This fully updated new edition of First Aid at Sea provides an easy-to-access instant guide to emergency first aid for all seafarers:- Color coded thumb index of emergencies for quick reference- Concise descriptions of medical conditions- Prioritized list of treatments- Ringbinding and waterproofed pages to withstand use at sea
Ready for Anything: Preparing Your Heart and Home for Any Crisis Big or Small
Bad stuff happens all the time--big stuff like hurricanes, wildfires, or national emergencies, and smaller-scale yet no less devastating disasters like a sudden health scare, job loss, or a computer crash. But this doesn't mean we have to live in constant fear.Whether you’re in the midst of difficulty right now or being proactive rather than reactive, Ready for Anything gives finite simple steps for preparing your mind, your heart, and your home for any unfortunate circumstance. Full of stories and humor along with facts, tips, and lists, Kathi offers a down-to-earth guide that will show you how to face the unexpected with confidence, relying on God's strength and plan rather than giving in to our fear and anxiety. Her step-by-step plan is easy to implement and will help any Christian be a better steward of their resources, as well as the neighbor who helps in a crisis rather than needing help themselves.For anyone who falls somewhere between "I'll just trust God" and stocking a ten-year supply of canned pinto beans in the pantry, Ready for Anything will show you:• How to prep your pantry for two weeks of meals, plus recipes• Essential tips for creating an emergency kit and stocking your supplies• Practical strategies for taking stock of your financials and building an emergency fund• How to mentally, emotionally, and spiritually prepare and parent your kids in any crisis• How to create a five-minute plan and why you need it• Indispensable tips for safeguarding your physical and digital valuables• And so much more!
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