This is Dr. Brodsky's 9th book with data and information for protecting health and saving lives. It condenses his 2011 book into life-saving information easily followed by any member of the public. The urgency for distributing this information now, as indicated here in the few pages of Appendix C, is supported by the following quote from a paragraph in the book by former Secretary of State Colin Powell, My American Journey: "...sanctions work best against leaders who have the interests of their country and people at heart, because sanctions hurt the people and the country more than the leaders...And since these leaders are still going to have a roof over their heads, food on their tables, gas in their tanks, and power in their hands, sanctions rarely work against them..." Information here in Dr. Brodsky's book (see his background on page 145) fills gaps in official homeland security preparations and will empower civilians to save their own families, not only from radiation but also from other natural disasters or terrorist events. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Dr. Allen Brodsky has a B.E. in chemical engineering from The Johns Hopkins University, an Atomic Energy Commission-National Research Council (AEC-NRC) Fellowship in Radiological Physics at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a masters in physics, and a doctor in science (Sc.D.) in biostatistics and radiation health, University of Pittsburgh. He is certified by the American Board of Health Physics, the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, and the American Board of Radiology.