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It is important to note that there are several widely different types of potential terrorism acts. These can effect you and your environment very differently.
Nuclear, biological, chemical, car bombs, suitcase devices, packages and letters all have potential to be used. Even a disgruntled worker [Click title to read more...]
One of the first things in a disaster, especially a mega-colossal disaster, is choosing to stay put or flee. Sometimes there are enough warnings to have time to pack essentials, sometimes not.
For example, an extreme hurricane or cyclone would be on the radar for hours or even days before it struck your area. And [Click title to read more...]
Here’s a whole series of redone quizzes. Starting with Anthrax Survival, there’s quizzes for Basic Survival, Helping Children Survive, Cyber Attack, and our most popular quiz, Nuclear Disaster. Test yourself and see your chances. Compare your score to others. Tell your friends. And the best of luck surviving your next disaster! [Click title to read more...]
Here’s our newly redone Bio & Chemical Disaster Quiz with 20 questions. Biological and chemical disasters are serious threats especially if you’re near a factory, railroad, or highway.
Challenge yourself to survive and see how you stack up. It’s a survival manual in disguise! Designed to help you learn what you need in an emergency, [Click title to read more...]
The World Health Organization (WHO) has a great site about H1N1 flu. Here’s what they say:
Some groups of people appear to be at higher risk of more complicated or severe illness, including:
pregnant women; infants, and young children particularly under age 2; people of any age with certain chronic health conditions (including [Click title to read more...]
After a man-made disaster such as a terrorism attack, figuring out what happens next is the first step. You should discuss this with your family in order to develop a plan together.
1. Generate emergency contact plan – You should select a contact (who lives far enough away to be unaffected by the same disaster) [Click title to read more...]