72 Hour Wazoo Survival Challenge | Part 3

72 Hour Wazoo Survival Challenge | Part 3

How To Survive Tidal Waves

Not all earthquakes cause tsunamis or tidal waves. But some do. When that happens, it pays to be prepared.

When Disaster Strikes a Few Things Done Now Can Save a Lot Later!

It can be very confusing and chaotic. If you have prepared a few simple “back doors,” you will find that you and your family will have some real advantages over those who do not. If your children already know about dialing 911 in case of emergency, great!

CPR And First Aid Certification Course

CPR and first aid certification is very important and is a combination of lifesaving techniques for infants, children and adults. This certification is essential for everyone because you never know when are you going to face such situation and if you are properly trained you can tackle the situation easily. The first thing that should be kept in mind is that, you should not panic and call for the CPR team, but don’t waste time waiting for them.

Get Ready For Bad Weather

Typhoons can be nasty, more so if you’re not prepared. To avoid trouble, here are some tips to weather any storm that comes your way.

What to do During an Earthquake

In most major earthquakes, the worst is over after the first minute. So don’t panic. Maintain presence of mind and be calm.

911 Call Centers Need Contingency and Backup Plans for Disaster Situations

What happens if the operations of a PSAP or 911 call center are interrupted by a disaster that forces call takers to evacuate or shut down? There are many PSAPs in the United States that have contingency plans if the main call center must be evacuated. Those that don’t should begin thinking about developing them.

Rural First Responders Offered Homeland Security Training From Domestic Preparedness Consortium

Most attention and much of the available resources for all-hazards preparedness and response have been focused on urban areas. But the Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium has prepared a series of Department of Homeland Security certified training courses for rural stakeholders at no charge.

What To Keep In A Home First Aid Kit

We all realise the importance of being able to cope with minor cuts and injuries at home. Most parents will have had the experience of one of their kids falling and grazing knees or elbows. Similarly, few of us will have made it to adulthood without a minor cut that produces bleeding. The trauma suffered in such minor accidents is negligible however we all want to be able to treat such injuries as quickly as possible and without much fuss. This is where a home first aid kit comes in handy.

How To Mentally Condition Yourself For An Emergency

Many people who have gone through an emergency situation find that they will react in one of two ways. Either they will be frozen in time and not able to take any action because of fear or hysteria or they will know precisely what they need to do because they’ve planned, prepared and conditioned themselves mentally to handle the situation.

The Essential Home First Aid Kit Guide

Every home should have a first aid kit – but what exactly should it contain? We pick the items you really need to be prepared for everyday incidents.

Wilderness Survival After an Emergency

Flying above the forest in search of a lost aircraft that had crashed somewhere in the region, I looked out intensely, knowing that each sector would only be searched once. At the time I was one of a couple of Civil Air Patrol Cadets looking out the canopy of a the search plane. The ELT or emergency locator transmitter was either not working or it had been destroyed during the crash, which meant either the batteries were out of compliance (dead) or the aircraft was so mangled that survival was unlikely.

Disaster Preparedness – When Food Runs Low, Plan to Nibble

Diets slow down your metabolism, but complete starvation speeds it up. Here’s what you need to know to survive food shortages during an emergency.

How to Survive a Wilderness Training

As a wilderness buff, you know that you can’t get out of the wild alive without the necessary tools like Swiss Army Knives, hunting knives, and rope because in the real wilderness, it’s every man for himself. Whether the activity is a planned adventure or a wilderness training, these tools always come in handy to survive the “unexplored” terrain. You must also have your wits about you all the time.

5 Things You Need To Know About Tanto Survival Knives

Wilderness survival is tough. You know it and I know it. It takes drive, dedication and strength to master the art of surviving by yourself in a desolate environment.

First Aid Supplies – What First Aid Supplies Should A First Aid Kit Have?

First aid procedures are rather simple, even if some individuals will not agree. This is mainly because many people don’t know much about first aid, first aid kits and first aid supplies.

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