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Disaster Preparation and Recovery -- Books

Talking About Disaster: Guide for Standard Messages (3 copies)
National Disaster Education Coalition (Red Cross, FEMA, NOAA/National Weather Service, National Fire Protection Assn, U.S. Geological Survey, Institute for Business and Home Safety, International Assn of Emergency Managers, USDA Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service)
1999 Notebook 173 pages
This guide helps all agencies deliver consistent disaster safety messages. The messages have been reviewed and approved by the national organizations that work to deliver disaster preparedness information to the public. Following each message are explanations, statistics or reasons that reinforce the credibility of the message and that correct myths and misinformation.

Triumph Over Tragedy
Garrett Evans, Brenda Wiens
2004, 358 Pages
A Community Response to Managing Trauma in Times of Disaster and Terrorism



Books can be checked out for one month, audio and video tapes for two weeks. Contact the Distribution Center at or 701 231-7882 to check out Staff Resource Library materials, or stop by Morrill 10 to browse the shelves.