Automobile Emergency Kit, Winter Travel Life Saver or Waste of Money?
Most of us have experienced a flat tire, engine trouble, dead battery, or maybe even an accident. As untimely, and troublesome as these events can be, they are usually manageable. Can you image trying to deal with one of these events in the frigid cold of winter? Can you and your family deal with or even survive without an Automobile Emergency Kit in one of these situations? Have you ever considered how long it would be before help would arrive?Should There Be an AED Defibrillator Beside Every Fire Extinguisher?
AEDs or automated external defibrillators are found in public places where they may be a number of high-risk persons. They are especially useful for emergencies where there is no likelihood of a nearby person having extensive medical knowledge. Defibrillators are live-saving devices.How to Prevent Laboratory Fires
Many large companies employ a plethora of Laboratory Cabinets and Casework, ranging from used lab cabinets to brand new laboratory cabinets, to protect their flammable liquids and other contained items that need to be stored in a safe, controlled environment. Fires that occur are because many businesses use unsafe and improperly designed laboratories which cause fires. These labs have not been setup to prevent these fires.Educating The Flood Affected Nation
The recent catastrophic flood has brought enormous socioeconomic devastation to Pakistan, which includes a figure of more than 15.4 million affected people, a death toll of approximately 1497 with an injured toll of 2054, 2.6 m acres of devastated land and over 300,000 destroyed homes. These statistics are at present just approximates of the actual, which will be presenting a more deplorable picture of the overall scenario. The present actual and approximate data figures will rise exponentially in presence of a non reciprocating attitude of the Government and all the stakeholders.Biggest Traps in Urban Self Reliance
The idea of becoming self-reliant and preparing for urban survival may sound vague to most people. People just aren’t ready to accept making preparations in the event of a natural or man-made catastrophe.Biggest Mistakes in Self Survival Emergency Preparedness
Preparing for an emergency survival can be a nerve wracking experience especially if these preparations are being made at the very last minute. Due to the unpredictable nature of life and our external surroundings, it’s usually next to impossible to be able to predict such catastrophes and crises and be prepared for any self survival situation well in advance. But with the high rate of catastrophic incidents such as the tsunami, earthquakes, volcano eruptions and even terrorist attacks have propelled the human minds to be readily prepared for any contingency in order to handle it better.A Bit on Shelf Life of Foods
Many people have asked me about the shelf life of various foods which survivalists often store in their emergency pantry. From my experience I would suggest the following guidelines be followed.Mutual Aid Between Retreats
In the emergency response business it is common knowledge that cities will request assistance from their neighbors when confronted by a local disaster or crisis. If their needs are beyond their immediate capabilities they contact the neighbors and ask for assistance whether it is to borrow equipment or for supplies. Such actions make very good sense however as with any actions relating to emergency management this must also be planned for and coordinated before it is actually needed.Local CBNRE Planning for the Retreat
In our previous article we discussed CBNRE as it related to Chemical threats. In our discussion today I would like to relate some further information on how to develop a plan of action for local incidents. Now that you have some idea as to what a CRBNE incident is you can plan accordingly for such events.Essentials For Survival In A Doomsday Situation
There are many different scenarios that could be considered a “doomsday situation” for some people. It could be a natural disaster such as Hurricane Katrina or it could be earthquakes, a large explosion, extended power outages, or terrorist attacks. This articles contains some good things that you can do to be better prepared for facing a wide variety of disasters.State Level Emergency Management Expansion Plan
If I were to hypothetically become the recently appointed emergency manager for our state, I would submit this expansion plan for proper consideration. My major goal would be to encourage participation by all involved and recruit fresh resources into our emergency circle of thought.Pitfalls in Choosing Urban Body Armor
Our world is in constant danger. Storms, earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, volcanic explosions and eruptions are among the natural calamities that frequently hit us.Tips in Choosing Urban Survival Gear
With the rise of threats of both man made and natural calamities, many people do their best to stay abreast and well equipped for the worst. Such incidents can occur anytime, and the only way to deal with it is to be prepared at all times. Part of the preparation plan is to get and complete your urban survival gear.Long Term Recovery – Resuming Normal Activities
Your short term recovery efforts would encompass the usual preparations expended towards setting the community on the path to normal operation. These efforts could result from the local government combined with the resources of private and commercial agencies. At the conclusion of the short term recover all or at least most of the community’s daily activities should have been restored. It is in a sense “business as usual.” Thus short term recover can be considered complete upon business being open as usual, school children rushing to meet their morning classes and a normal traffic flow in and out of the city.Product Review: The Stun Gun Flashlight
Stun gun flashlights epitomize what it means to be multi-functional. It’s a flashlight, emergency roadside tool, 130 decibel alarm and last but not least a 200,000 volt stun gun.