A natural disaster is any naturally occurring event that is devastating to the environment and its population. More often than not, these disasters are unpredictable, and the best people can do is to be prepared. The recent accidents that have occurred all over the world are heart-wrenching and beyond horrifying to witness, let alone experience.
A patient with acid and base burns can be difficult to reason with, especially if the eyes are affected. Acids and bases (alkalies) are found in laboratories (industrial, hospital. and school), retail stores, homes, and both on and alongside highways.
EMP, electromagnetic pulse, is the enormous radio spectrum energy given off whenever an atomic weapon is detonated, or a coronal mass ejection (CME) occurs. The EMP and its effects can be considered as life-altering/changing events. The EMP is currently the main concern of our government, and the U.S. army has been shielding itself for such an event.
When “S” hits the fan, the element of concealment may become a prepper’s greatest safety net. In times of disaster and civil unrest, commodities and daily necessities become incredibly valuable. Having a suppressor for your firearm will help you keep a low profile. Because of this, the well-equipped prepper may have to face threats never faced before.
Having a supply of water in your home saves a lot of troubles. With the average person using tens or even hundreds of gallons of water a day, the prospect of having to carry water from a nearby spring, river, or lake is almost impossible to imagine without making a major change in lifestyle. Digging or drilling a water well is the best option you have, although it has nearly become a lost art.
Standard martial arts and self -defense training prepares the defender for attack by one assailant, but what happens when more than one attacks? Do the same techniques and philosophies apply? Should the same theories be used? In a word: NO. Having to deal with gang attacks changes everything.
Simple triage is usually used in a scene of an accident or “mass-casualty incident” (MCI), in order to sort patients into those who need critical attention and immediate transport to the hospital and those with less serious injuries. This step can be started before transportation becomes available.
The most important aspect of Disaster Emergency Medicine (DEM) is the quality of the first care rendered to a casualty in the field. The importance of triage becomes obvious in
Emergency preparedness on a budget may sound like a fairytale for some. After all, it takes a lot of time, but most importantly, a lot of money to be prepared. Facing a disaster is not only a matter of knowledge, but it’s also a matter of resources.
Most guides simply explain how to protect yourself against radiation poisoning. You can’t see, hear, smell, touch, nor taste it, but radiation is everywhere, and it’s quite powerful. Some nuclear devices on Earth today can produce enough radiation to literally melt your bones and tissue.
Few people know that many common vegetables and fruits have parts, which if eaten, are potentially lethal. From this article, you will learn about common poisonous plants that are a common occurrence in most of our living areas.
Survivalists, through their activities, make special metabolic demands on their bodies, and they must be physically prepared to meet these demands. These demands call for the repairing of damaged tissues, the recuperation of fatigued muscles, and the regeneration of energy, and they all necessitate a balanced and adequate diet that provides all nutritional requirements.
As consumers, we are in a hurricane of products. Each year companies are pressured to put out more gear and better gear. They have stakeholders to please, so they must sell that gear, too. If you are doing your homework, you will find great new gear for your bugout bag each year. There will always be those staples that just get the job done. Still, it’s important that you take advantage of the advances in technology.