This is the 'bible' of public nuclear preparedness. It helps understand the threats, is easy to grasp, and is chocked full of practical and easy to implement solutions to minimize radiation exposure to As Low As Reasonably Achievable. Originally published by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a Facility of the U.S. Department of Energy.
Nuclear War Survival Skills (updated and expanded edition) gives instructions that have enabled untrained Americans to make high-protection-factor expedient shelters, efficient air pumps to ventilate and cool shelters and other life-support equipment. These instructions have been developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory civil defense researchers and others and were field-tested repeatedly under simulated crisis conditions.
"Readers will be astonished at the wide variety of the problems which have excited his enquiry and the cunning simplicity of some of his solutions. There is no other book which offers so rounded a view of this large subject nor any on a smaller scale which one could recommend with so few reservations." - Journal of the Institute of Civil Defense, London
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