This May Get Me Cancelled…

This May Get Me Cancelled...

Classroom Lockdowns – Are You Prepared For The Worst?

Over 92% of school-based police officers believe that schools are a “soft target” for terrorist attacks, according to a 2004 National Association of School Resource Officers survey. The report also states “half of the respondents say that emergency plans for their schools are not adequate.”

Are You Disaster (Tornado, Cyclone, Earthquake) Ready?

Are you prepared for an EF1, EF2, EF3, EF4, EF5 Tornado? Do you have a survival kit for you and your family? Do you know what items should be in a survival kit?

What You Should Know About Gas Masks

It is natural that with the threat of biological or chemical terrorism comes a lot of talk about gas masks. Before making the decision to buy and use a gas mask it is important to understand the technology behind the different types of available equipment. It is also important to understand that a gas mask alone will not give adequate protection from biological or chemical contamination.

Cyclone Nargis – A Tsunami Scale Disaster?

Nargis formed into a tropical cyclone on April 27, 2008, in the central Bay of Bengal about 360 miles off of the southeast coast of India. Cyclone Nargis was, when it made landfall around the mouth of the Ayeyawaddy (Irrawaddy) river, about 220 kilometres south-west of Rangoon, a Category four storm on the Saffir-Simpson scale of hurricane strength, with sustained winds of 132 mph. Nargis is the deadliest cyclone to hit Asia since 1991, when 143,000 people perished in Bangladesh from a land-falling cyclone that year.

Surviving an Earthquake

Being prepared for an earthquake is the best way to survive one. Here is a quick guide on what to do before, during, and after on of these quakes.

Do Your Students Have the Information They Need to Recover From a Sudden Emergency?

When your students arrive on campus, does your university ensure that students have all the information they need, to be taken care of in case of medical or other emergency? Of course it depends on the university, but for most schools, the answer is no!

Preventing Targeted School Shootings – Tips for Educators & Parents

As we approach the anniversary of the Columbine tragedy, it is still apparent that our nation’s schools are still in desperate need of formal threat assessment programs to help predict – and thereby prevent- targeted school violence. The first step in implementing your school’s (or district’s) program is to develop a formal threat assessment policy. A solid policy should set a baseline that establishes what type of behavior will be assessed or investigated.

Twisters Savage Southeast Virginia

On Monday, April 28, a series of violent tornadoes ripped through communities in SE Virginia. Authorities estimated that as many as six tornadoes are responsible for the widespread damage. Striking as it did in the late afternoon probably saved many lives. Most people were working or shopping at the time and many houses were empty.

Be Proactive About Fire Safety By Inspecting Your Fire Extinguishers

The average person does not think about fire safety unless they have recently seen a training commercial or a specific program at work or at school. What people don’t realize is this is serious business and you need to know what you can do to make your home and workplace a safer place to be in. There are several things you can do to make sure your family and coworkers are safe from the dangers of fire and educate them in the procedures, the equipment, and the extinguisher operates.

Why Popular Survivalist Food Advice is a Disaster

Do you want to be food prepared for a disaster but not sacrifice the huge amounts of time and effort that some advise you do? Is there a cheap, simple, easy way to have survival food ready for an emergency?

Get Your Food Storage Now

With stores like Costco and Sams club food rationing for the first time, getting some extra food storage has never been a better idea. Even on a purse string budget you can get some extra food for your family. Remember that anything could happen and the time is quickly coming where you won’t be able to buy anything from your favorite grocery store.

Outdoor Survival – Learn Some Basic Techniques For Surviving In Cold Conditions

Since the dawn of man, people have learned to use techniques for surviving in any condition. Learn how to find suitable sources of food, water, and shelter in cold regions.

Sandbags – How To Fill Them and What Types to Use

Sandbags are the most effective tool to protect your property from floods, but do you know how to fill them properly? Ten years ago hessian was the only option for a sandbag, new product development in sandbag field has seen excellent alternatives released. What sandbag to use for what operation is revealed here.

Sandbags – The Best Tool For Flood Defence

Sandbags are the oldest and most common tool used to defend against floods. Although sandbags do not guarantee a watertight seal, they are proven deterrent to costly water damage. There is a proven art to using these bags of sand to your best possible advantage which this article will discuss.

Wilderness Travel Tips

This article contains tips for wilderness travel. It is a general guide.

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