Category Archive: Emergency Response Planning

Appreciating Natural Reactions to Life or Death Situations

The human mind, in most cases, reacts in certain ways when we are faced with life or death situations.  Some of these reactions are helpful as they prevent us from doing things that will be deadly.  On the other hand, they can inhibit us from doing the right thing, which can lead to a grim …

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Practical Survival Tips from the Book of Leviticus

The book of Leviticus in the Bible is probably one of the most debated and contentious in all of scripture.  The restrictions placed on the Jewish people are seen by some as oppressive and others as a blessing and wise set of rules to follow.  Many of the principles outlined in Leviticus are incredibly practical and beneficial …

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How to Build a Rudimentary Day Time Signal Fire

How to Build a Rudimentary Day Time Signal Fire   A good signal fire can be seen for miles in some cases, especially if someone from the air notices the smoke and flame.  Building one can help you to attract attention when you want it, but it’s important to make it as effective as possible.  …

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Top Leadership Qualities from People Who Know

Top Leadership Qualities from People Who Know There are those who are born to lead and those who need to learn how.  Any one of us can be thrust into a situation where we must take a leadership role and run with it, and these situations often come with little or no warning.  Let’s take …

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How to Rescue and Treat Electric Shock Victims

How to Rescue and Treat Electric Shock Victims One of the biggest hazards associated with a disaster involves downed power lines or exposure to electrical currents.  It is very important that anyone who goes to rescue and attend to a shock victim takes precautions to protect themselves as well as the patient.  Let’s look at …

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How to Perform an Emergency Tracheotomy in the Field

How to Perform an Emergency Tracheotomy in the Field A tracheotomy is an emergency medical procedure that is used when a patient receives a trauma to the throat and the trachea, or windpipe, becomes obstructed.  It is a relatively simple procedure, but it also involves a lot of risk to the patient.  Consequently, even paramedics …

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Children and Lock Down Drills: The New Normal

Children and Lock Down Drills:  The New Normal Go on YouTube and search for children or school lock down drills.  You will be amazed at the amount of videos that show what our kids are having to contend with at school.  Even some preschools are teaching students what to do in order to hopefully stay …

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Surviving a Plane Crash on a Canadian Glacier: Lessons for All of Us

Surviving a Plane Crash on a Canadian Glacier:  Lessons for All of Us An experienced 81 year old pilot and his student were flying in a remote area of British Columbia, Canada, when they safely crash landed their small plane on a glacier.  The story is one of success and failure, making good and bad …

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How to Make a Salt Water Distiller out of Cans

How to Make a Salt Water Distiller out of Cans There are lots of ways to make rudimentary distillation machines out of common household items.  However, most projects involve setting them up in fixed locations and using large containers.  Let’s take a look at how to apply similar principles to a more portable option.  This …

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Do You Know How to Build a Prepper Pyramid?

Do You Know How to Build a Prepper Pyramid? A prepper pyramid is a nice way to illustrate the hierarchy of needs in order of importance during a SHTF or survival situation.  They are patterned after the familiar “food” pyramid that shows us how to achieve a balanced daily diet.  Some prepper pyramids vary in …

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