March 2014

  1. Categories: Pet Safety

    How to respond if your pet has a medical emergency

    Basic first-aid supplies for pet owners (Items to be used in an emergency under the direction of veterinary personnel before the injured or sick animal is brought to the hospital) Absorbent gauze pads Adhesive tape Antiseptic wipes, lotion, powder, or spray Blanket or a foil emergency blanket Cotton balls or swabs Gauze rolls Hydrogen peroxide (to induce vomiting—do this only...
  2. Categories: Automated External Defibrillators (AED)

    Massachusetts launches State-Sponsored AED Grant Program

    “Simply put, AED’s save lives,” stated Sen. Richard T. Moore, D-Uxbridge. “To the extent that the state can aid communities, school districts, senior centers, and senior housing complexes in making these devices readily available, we will significantly enhance our emergency response efforts and prevent tragedy.” AED Products AEDs & AED accessories including AED Trainers & Automatic Defibrillator from Phillips, Defibtech...
  3. Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Thus Spake Zarathustra

    Today ends National Tsunami Preparedness Week... Some more information on this final day - Videos, information, links and more: A tsunami is a series of ocean waves generated by sudden displacements in the sea floor, landslides, or volcanic activity. In the deep ocean, the tsunami wave may only be a few inches high. The tsunami wave may come gently ashore or may increase in height to become a fast moving wall of turbulent water several meters high. Although a tsunami cannot be prevented, the impact of a tsunami can be mitigated through community preparedness, timely warnings, and effective response. Information! NOAAWatch Tsunami website United States East Coast Tsunami Threat Tracking Marine Debris from the Japanese Tsunami New! Tsunami Preparedness Week - March 23-29, 2014 & March 27, 2014, marks the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake and Tsunamis Recent Tsunami Events Listen to the Honshu, Japan earthquake on YouTube Honshu, Japan tsunami, March 11, 2011 - Event website What's happening now? YouTube logo Tsunami YouTube videos Feature Archive Basics: The Tsunami Story: Generation, propagation, warning systems, forecasts and reduction of impacts. Basic information about Tsunamis Tsunami Terminology NOAA's Role NOAA's Tsunami Program 2008–2017 Strategic Plan NOAA's role & Who does what? How does the Warning System work? Observations & Data Warnings & Forecasts Research & Modeling More Information: Featured Video! Tsunamis: Know What to Do (60 mgs) Captioned and Non captioned version (faster download via YouTube Responding to a Tsunami Warning Preparedness and response and the Tsunami Resilient Community Information for kids Tsunami Events pages from the NOAA Center for Tsunami Research About the December 26, 2004 Sumatra Indonesian tsunami After the December 26, 2004 Sumatra tsunami - NSF Report and Website Photos and Animations How models and data are used to generate inundation maps and forecasts collage of tsunami scenes US Response & Plans National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program Tsunami Risk Reduction for the United States: A Framework for Action - sdr Subcommittee on disaster reduction (sdr) US Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System Program and NOAA's role - US Government - USAID Continue reading →
  4. Categories: Child Safety, First Aid Articles, General Safety Topics, Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors, Health Tips & Info News

    What's Bugging you this Spring? Video News

    What's Bugging you this Spring? Mystery Bug News... Bug Outbreak Hits Spring Break "Mystery Bug" Wreaks Havoc on Spring Breakers! After Bite® is the proud sponsor of The National Bug Report, the network with continuing coverage of the "Mystery Bug".
  5. Categories: General Safety Topics, Info News & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Incredible Rescue From A Burning Houston Apartment Complex - Watch the Video!

    The still-under-construction housing caught fire yesterday and this construction worker barely managed to escape with his life. Luckily no one was injured. BURN CARE PRODUCTS: Burn Gels and Sprays Burn Pads/Dressings Burn Treatment Unitized Refills Emergency Burn Kits Fire Blankets & Wraps Miscellaneous Burn Products
  6. Categories: Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors

    The Dignity of Dying

    End of Life is inevitable - while it is something most of us try to avoid thinking about, there comes a time when you need to plan ahead and address the issues you or your family will be facing. Preparedness isn't always for Disasters and Emergencies - there's preparedness for Life and for Death, too. A new Web resource from...
  7. Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Prepare for Tsunamis during Tsunami Preparedness Week

    Do you live in a tsunami warning zone? Learn how to prepare for tsunamis and help your community become TsunamiReady. Learn more during National Tsunami Awareness Week. Tsunamis, also known as seismic sea waves, are a series of enormous waves created by an underwater disturbance such as an earthquake, landslide, volcanic eruption, or meteorite. A tsunami can strike anywhere along...
  8. Categories: Info News

    Toilet Terror

    When you identify that there is a clogged drain pipe - it's rather a stressing, dirty, smelly and most importantly - completely inconvenient time. Although you may not have seen, the blockage could have been there for a long time period, and shown itself via a slow emptying sink, toilet or bathtub If you had taken action - by way...
  9. Categories: General Safety Topics, Info News & Press Releases

    As Mines Reopen for Spring, Think Safety

    The arrival of spring means it’s time for hundreds of surface mines to reopen after the winter freeze. It’s a busy but potentially dangerous period, as miners return to work and prepare equipment for the new season. There’s no better time to brush up on safety procedures that can carry mining operations through the summer. Of the 12,000 metal and...
  10. Categories: Press Releases & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Emergency Management Institute

    Emergency Management Institute Mission Emergency Management Institute Mission To support the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA’s goals by improving the competencies of the U.S. officials in Emergency Management at all levels of government to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the potential effects of all types of disasters and emergencies on the American people. EMI...

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