Disaster Relief in Current Events

Last updated: January 2, 2012
  1. Zeitoun (Vintage)
    1. Zeitoun (Vintage) by Dave Eggers Published: June 15, 2010 Score: 15.88
  2. The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
    2. The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein Published: September 18, 2007 Score: 15.15
  3. In the Heart of the Sea (Isis)
    3. In the Heart of the Sea (Isis) by Nathaniel Philbrick and Jonathan Oliver Published: June 1, 2001 Score: 6.84
  4. When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need To Survive When Disaster Strikes
    4. When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need To Survive When Disaster Strikes by Cody Lundin, Russell L. Miller and Christopher Marchetti Published: September 20, 2007 Score: 5.99
  5. The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea
    5. The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea by Sebastian Junger Score: 5.9
  6. Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of War, Disasters, and Survival
    6. Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of War, Disasters, and Survival by Anderson Cooper Published: May 8, 2007 Score: 5.21
  7. The Modern Survival Manual: Surviving the Economic Collapse
    7. The Modern Survival Manual: Surviving the Economic Collapse by Fernando Ferfal Aguirre Published: September 11, 2009 Score: 5
  8. Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life
    8. Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life by Neil Strauss Published: March 10, 2009 Score: 3.24
  9. 2:46: Aftershocks: Stories from the Japan Earthquake
    9. 2:46: Aftershocks: Stories from the Japan Earthquake by The quakebook community and Our Man in Abiko Published: May 4, 2011 Score: 2.58
  10. The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes - and Why
    10. The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes - and Why by Amanda Ripley Published: June 16, 2009 Score: 2.52
  11. 102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers
    11. 102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers by Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn Published: December 23, 2004 Score: 2.3
  12. Scent of the Missing: Love and Partnership with a Search-and-Rescue Dog
    12. Scent of the Missing: Love and Partnership with a Search-and-Rescue Dog by Susannah Charleson Published: January 19, 2011 Score: 2.28
  13. When Technology Fails (Revised & Expanded): A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency
    13. When Technology Fails (Revised & Expanded): A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency by Matthew Stein Published: August 18, 2008 Score: 2.17
  14. Bug Out: The Complete Plan for Escaping a Catastrophic Disaster Before It's Too Late
    14. Bug Out: The Complete Plan for Escaping a Catastrophic Disaster Before It's Too Late by Scott B. Williams Published: June 15, 2010 Score: 2.13
  15. Holding Your Ground: Preparing for Defense if it All Falls Apart
    15. Holding Your Ground: Preparing for Defense if it All Falls Apart by Joe Nobody Published: June 6, 2011 Score: 1.83
  16. Krakatoa
    16. Krakatoa by Simon Winchester Published: June 5, 2003 Score: 1.78
  17. The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
    17. The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast by Douglas G. Brinkley Published: May 9, 2006 Score: 1.23
  18. The Johnstown Flood
    18. The Johnstown Flood by David G. McCullough Published: January 15, 1987 Score: 1.17
  19. The Disaster Preparedness Handbook: A Guide for Families (Second Edition)
    19. The Disaster Preparedness Handbook: A Guide for Families (Second Edition) by Arthur Bradley Published: September 1, 2011 Score: 1.04
  20. The Ultimate Suburban Survivalist Guide: The Smartest Money Moves to Prepare for Any Crisis
    20. The Ultimate Suburban Survivalist Guide: The Smartest Money Moves to Prepare for Any Crisis by Sean Brodrick Published: January 25, 2011 Score: 0.8
  21. Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change
    21. Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change by Elizabeth Kolbert Published: December 26, 2006 Score: 0.78
  22. Everything Is Going to Kill Everybody: The Terrifyingly Real Ways the World Wants You Dead
    22. Everything Is Going to Kill Everybody: The Terrifyingly Real Ways the World Wants You Dead by Robert Brockway Published: April 6, 2010 Score: 0.69
  23. 33 Men: Inside the Miraculous Survival and Dramatic Rescue of the Chilean Miners
    23. 33 Men: Inside the Miraculous Survival and Dramatic Rescue of the Chilean Miners by Jonathan Franklin Published: February 14, 2011 Score: 0.59
  24. Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919
    24. Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919 by Stephen Puleo Published: September 16, 2004 Score: 0.59
  25. Bug Out Vehicles and Shelters: Build and Outfit Your Life-Saving Escape
    25. Bug Out Vehicles and Shelters: Build and Outfit Your Life-Saving Escape by Scott B. Williams Published: October 18, 2011 Score: 0.58

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