Creating a Retreat First Responder Force
First responders are those groups of people who are at the scene of any emergency within minutes of it occurring. In the real world these first responders consist of the police officers, fire personnel and EMT’s. With all first responder time is a crucial element and is one of those assets that are best not wasted. The topic of this article is intended towards direct a retreat organization in the development of a first responder team.A CBRNE Incident Involving Chemical Hazards
Recently during one of my emergency management classes at the university a peer of mine submitted a final project on the topic of CBRNE recovery operations. As I reviewed his manuscript I thought that would be an excellent subject to discuss with my fellow survivalists.Intestinal Parasites in the Wild
When living in the wild the possibilities of acquiring some sort of intestinal parasite is high. It seems that regardless of how clean you try to be the creatures attack and invade our bodies with a vengeance.December 20, 2012: Are You Prepared for This Day?
Are you ready? Do you care? What will happen in 2012? There is only one way to prepared. Take action and learn as much as you can.Recycling Number Ten Cans
Any time you have survivalists you also have those large number 10 cans that are used to store their dehydrated foods in. It is only good sense to use what you store and store what you eat. With that thought in mind your food storage should be properly rotated. When new cans of food are introduced to your pantry the older ones should be used up first.None Dare Call It Looting
It doesn’t take very long after a disaster occurs before the various crimes start to happen. In no time at all we see ruthless events taking place that show total disregard for other individuals. Stores are looted and robbed within 24 hours of the emergency condition beginning. My question to this is whether it is looting or a case of scavenging.It Wasn’t Me Who Committed Civil Disobedience
Civil disobedience is a professed and active refusal to accept certain demands, laws, and demands of the government or that of an occupying international power. Usually it is defined as a non-violent resistance. However, it may not always be so.Common Mistakes in Combat Arms Survival
The modern world is not only in danger because of natural and man-made disasters. But it also faces another threat – a more imminent threat. This danger is the threat of terrorism.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.