It’s Time We Prepare Emergency Food
Why should the average American start their own food storage program? It is possible to get long term foods at a price you can afford? Read on to learn how…How To Get Your ACLS Certification
Getting an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification is required for all healthcare professionals that deal with emergency situations, like doctors, nurses, paramedics and firefighters. Unlike basic CPR, ACLS ensures you have the proper skills, knowledge and techniques necessary to make life saving decisions.Vehicle Go Bag: Survival Bag for Your Car
This is a 2-5 day walking Go-Bag, designed to get you home safely. These items are just a suggestion and an idea to get you to make your own vehicle go bag designed for your location and climate.How to Find the Most Appropriate Self Defense Devices for You
Personal protection can be accomplished in different ways. The use of a self defense device is one of them. If you are thinking about purchasing a self defense device which can help protect you, you need to consider several factors: Size and weight.Hyperinflation Preparedness – Water Storage And Purification
Even more important for human survival then food, which is number two is fresh drinking water. For your storage it is vital you have water enough to last for a while. If you have a natural clean source of water nearby and can insure you have access to it that is great. Many will not be as lucky. Bottled water can be stored. One person should consume a minimum of two liters of drinking water per day. A minimum one month supply of fresh drinking water should be stored per person if possible.Disaster Survival Kits: Keeping Yourself and Your Family Prepared
Disaster can strike at any moment, so purchasing or building a disaster survival kit is always considered a good and practical investment. A disaster survival kit is one type of survival gear which is generally used for providing sustenance and protection to a person or to families in the event of natural or man-made calamities.Be a Survivor With a Wilderness Survival Kit
Hiking makes for a great pastime because of different reasons: enjoyment, physical fitness and de-stressing. But while hiking surely has perks and benefits, it can also result in accidents and other unfortunate mishaps. It has been reported that there are approximately 50,000 hiking-related search and rescue missions each year.Top 10 AED Myths
There are many automated external defibrillators (AED) available in medical related as well as public places. Most of the public know what an AED is – but have never had their hands on one or been trained on how to use one. And, because of this, many myths regarding AED use have developed. So, here is a list of the myths that Michele and I hear the most often from our healthcare students as well as the general public.Stun Guns and Tasers – Pros and Cons
Modern technology has paved the way for the creation of self defense weapons such as the tasers and stun guns. Though they provide a lot of benefits, there are also some disadvantages in using them so think thoroughly first before you decide to get them or not.Disaster Relief Tents: Do You Know Their Benefits?
Disaster management can grow exponentially in some cases where the correct tools are not available to help the victims. It is important that the basics of life- shelter, food, water, and medical facilities be made accessible to the areas suffering from natural or man-made disasters, as soon as possible. While the food and water have to be arranged for the victims, it is important that the temporary shelters set up as fast as possible.Making a Wise Choice in Long Term Survival Food
Emergency or survival kits should obviously include food. Not just any other food, but foods which are typically ready-to-eat and practical for on-the-go situations. One of the most well-known companies that specialize in manufacturing and selling pre-made foods for emergency purposes is Wise Foods, Inc.Getting Started on Being Prepared For 5 Days After an Emergency or Natural Disaster
Most authorities you read about or see these days talk about being prepared for emergencies or natural disasters for 3 days. But think about it, how long it will take them to get to every person, home, or business. Not to mention, making sure the agencies themselves are up and running.Giving a Helping Hand
We often encounter situations were we attempt to do the right thing but in the process we inadvertently endanger our family or friends. As compassionate individuals we frequently have a very naive perspective towards human nature when confronted with a crisis and as a result we can and do choose the wrong course of action. It is highly likely that in our desires to help our fellow man we could end up not just in a dangerous situation but possibly dead.Prepare a Personal First Aid Kit for Pets
If you are like most pet owners, your pets are valued members of your family. It is a documented fact that many have risked life and limb to save their precious pets during a disaster. Statistically, however, it is more often small cuts and scrapes that occur that require immediate attention, rather than major disasters such as an earthquake or flood. For this reason, every pet owner should have easy access to a first aid kit specifically created for petsAre You Prepared To Survive A Landslide?
Landslides are the sudden, massive and ominous fall of mud, rocks and debris from a higher area down to settle in lower levels. The massive land movements are usually triggered by heavy rain fall resulting in the softening of the soil. But, landslides have also happened with very light or no rain at all.