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ERIC Number: ED017375
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Jun
Pages: 15
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Reference Count: 0
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WHAT PEOPLE CAN DO ABOUT RURAL CIVIL DEFENSE, NOTES FOR SPEAKERS AND WRITERS.
Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
CIVIL DEFENSE PREPAREDNESS IS A FACTOR RURAL PEOPLE NEED TO CONSIDER IN ALL THEIR FARM, HOME, AND BUSINESS PLANNING. NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF NUCLEAR ATTACK ARE FACTS THAT AMERICANS CANNOT IGNORE. THIS DOCUMENT PRESENTS THE BASIC ELEMENTS OF A CIVIL DEFENSE PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE IN RURAL AREAS WHICH INCLUDE--(1) THE DANGERS OF FALLOUT, RADIATION, AND THE BLAST, (2) THE VALUE OF FALLOUT SHELTERS, (3) HOW TO STOCK AND PRESERVE FOOD IN ORDER TO AVOID CONTAMINATION, (4) HOW TO PRESERVE THE WATER SUPPLY, (5) THE VALUE OF A COMMUNITY WARNING SYSTEM AND COOPERATION, (6) HOW TO PROTECT LIVESTOCK, FEED, AND CROPS, (7) HOW TO PREVENT FIRES, AND (8) THE VALUE OF A FAMILY SURVIVAL PLAN. A LIST OF KEY GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS PERTAINING TO CIVIL DEFENSE IS INCLUDED. (ES)
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Authoring Institution: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
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