This 150-page workbook is for families and neighborhoods. It can improve confidence and readiness for a pandemic and other challenges. It answers 51 common questions about the avian flu and how to prepare. Based on government planning assumptions, the checklists help you affordably build 14 different Readiness Kits . Use this workbook to make better decisions and develop pride in your readiness. The October'06 edition also includes: Communicating about Avian Flu with friends & employers; the Neighborhood Shock Absorber for making your community ready; and, many useful links (news, science & advice). The authors have 15 years of professional experience guiding corporations and communities to plan, improve, and take leadership. Federal, state, and local authorities recognized them for leading recovery efforts after the 2003 San Diego wildfires. Editor: Marcia Bilbao, MD, physician and survival expert. For workshops and discounts on large orders: 619-659-1234.