Lahaina, Maui links for relief efforts
I received a newsletter from OraWellness. I asked for permission to post their latest newsletter here. It has vetted (which is so very important) & important links for anyone who wishes to help the people affected by this massive tragedy. The death toll is high & my understanding is that thousands are still accounted for.…
AdventureSmart: kids wilderness safety skills courses
This is an excellent program that offers many presentations to teach kids how to be safe. I think it is non-profit and if I remember correctly, kids get to keep a little safety kit. I don't know how many countries this many be offered in, but it would be worth researching if you are interested in bringing these…
Information in emergency preparedness presentation?
Our church is planning a local presentation on preparing yourself for emergencies, with emphasis on weather-related emergencies. Is there any information you especially recommend we include? The main focus will be on things like having food, water, etc. for at least 72 hours, preferably longer. We'll also discuss…
I just realized last night that I need to vacate my apartment right away! I could pack up and be gone in a week. The rent here as in all places has gone up quite substantially! I just need to finish going through my stuff and finish packing. I am still trying to read 10 hours a day for the winter reading program. We get a…
Online triage sites: poisonings, etc.
I think this could be useful. Please add any other sites or resources that you think are useful to assess a potential emergency situation. What brought me to this point was making a banana-cherry smoothie and then finding the seed coat of a few missed pits (possibly two or three) at the bottom. 😳🤦♀️ I didn't go piecing…
Emergency First Aid Supplies
First aid kits come in such a variety of sizes, sometimes with a very different selection of supplies. They can be everything from small pouch types for hiking or full-on paramedic style bags. You need to choose one that is the best for you and your family and the situations in which the kit(s) might be used. Larger kits…
Home Emergency Preparedness: hurricane and tornado