Disaster Preparedness Blog

Proper First-Aid Treatment And Wound Care

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Things have changed over the years when it comes to first aid for cuts and wounds. If you were like...

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Mandatory CPR Training for Schools

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California along with several states have new legislation on the table for schools. The legislation plans to make CPR training...

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How to prepare for a hurricane

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Hurricanes are strong storms that cause life-and-property threatening hazards that may cause flood, storm surge, high winds and tornadoes. Preparedness...

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Fire Prevention Week: Check Your Smoke Alarms

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  October 9th to 15th is Fire Prevention Week. The theme of the campaign is “Don’t Wait – Check the Date!...

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How To Prevent Fire After an Earthquake

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Following an earthquake, gas leaks are a major cause of fires. Everyone in the family should know where the gas...

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How to purify questionable drinking water – without using bleach

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The most popular method of purifying water on the internet is using bleach, but you are so smart that you...

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How To Choose a Fire Extinguisher for Home (Type, Size) and How To Use It

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Rechargeable or Disposable? A rechargeable extinguisher will cost more initially, but they can be used and refilled over and over again....

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Why You Shouldn’t Blow On A Wound

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I know a lot of mommies out there have done this. When a child gets a scrape or cut, the first...

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How To Stop A Nose Bleed

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Nosebleeds are rarely serious, but if you suspect any kind of head trauma or the bleeding is thin or yellow...

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Do you really have to do mouth-to-mouth in CPR? Is Hands Only enough?

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How to Give Hands-Only CPR.  If you witness a teen or adult suddenly collapse, call 9-1-1 and push hard and...

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Long Term Water Storage Guide For Families

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This long term water storage guide will prepare you for when a major earthquake causes damage to your underground water...

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Calculate Your Schools Emergency Supplies For Earthquake Preparedness

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Getting a family prepared for an earthquake is certainly easier than a school or a business. With one Family Kit or an...

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