Have You Prepared Your Kids for Surviving?
How do you prepare your kids for surviving a disaster? What is your major concern in teaching the kids to learn to survive?It’s Been 20 Years Since The Thredbo Landslide
It certainly doesn’t feel like it. Twenty years is a long time but the landslide at Thredbo, in the Southern Alps of New South Wales, is as fresh in the minds of those who watched it unfold on television as if it were yesterday. This popular ski resort comprises a village with guest houses and lodges built on the slopes of the mountain.Delayed EMS Responses – Causes and Solutions
Students will be required to demonstrate competence in practical skills as well as on written examinations. In addition, each student will complete a 12-hour rotation in a hospital emergency room.Salvaging Food After a Catastrophic Event, What Action Should Be Taken? Use It, Uh No
There are foods that can be stored for extended periods of time, rice, beans, dehydrated fruit, honey, oatmeal and cereals are among them. There are also foods that will store well below 40 degrees F, some will develop mold, I will describe a few actions to take with food after an evacuation event.It’s Wildfire Season, Are You Ready?
As Robert Burns wrote “Even the best laid plans of mice or men go astray”. Emergencies can happen without warning, especially wildfires. As it is with most things in life, a plan is critical to make the most of any situation. One missed step or unexpected circumstance can make the difference between success and failure. Our ability to plan, execute and at times re-adjust our plans at a moments notice is crucial to its success.Flies, Dust and Extreme Heat Summer Is Here. The Desert Is Hot, Planning a Heat Hike?
I lived in the Coachilla valley for three years, my wife and I moved from Fresno California to La quinta California, south of Palm Springs and west of Indio. The temperature in Fresno is hot, the desert (residents call the entire valley the desert), is typically 20 degrees hotter. I worked outside in the heat, it was beautiful during the winter, however in summer I was often working in temperatures exceeding 110 degrees F.Wild Fires in the West, the Season Is Upon Us – Here’s My 11 Step Plan
Wild fires in the west, the season is upon us, I have been reading about the fires in Utah, Arizona and California, what tragedies. It’s easy to understand how the fires are able to burn so violently after a person spends time in an isolated area. I made a list of 11 things I would do.Preparing for Disaster and Emergency Preparation
In the event a catastrophic disaster leaves you and your family in an unsafe or precarious situation our reaction will require different levels of readiness. This article will deal with the first basic level which is our initial reaction.Emergency Survival, Is Your Family Prepared?
In previous articles, we listed many events, in this article we will focus on just one of those that may be the underlining cause of an Emergency Survival Event and how to be prepared for it. Last time we focused on an unexpected event such as families or groups becoming lost on hiking trips or other outings.Simple Fire Evacuation Plan
Making a fire evacuation plan for you and your family can be simple. In this article you will fine out the simple and easy steps you need to take to create a safe and easy to follow evacuation plan for you and your family.Navigating Without GPS
What do you need to be able to navigate without a GPS? Learn about the tools and tricks you need to get you where you are going.What Would Create an Emergency Survival Event?
There are many events, both natural and man-made, that are possible. We all must become aware of these events and begin now to prepare our family for them. We have time now to prepare, but unfortunately, we may not have time after the event occurs.