Be Prepared for an Emergency

News : Emergency Preparedness

The first thing you need to do in case of any emergency no matter what it is, it would be make a family plan you need to be aware on what are you going to do and this is not no option. Emergency's happen all the time it could happen right know or it may occur tomorrow it does ...more

How To : Prepare for an emergency

Tells you what food, water and shelter is best to keep you safe if the big one hits. Part 1 of 2 - How to Prepare for an emergency. Part 2 of 2 - How to Prepare for an emergency.

How To : Prepare for severe storms with an emergency kit

Preparing for a severe storm can be the key to your survival. Get ready for hurricanes and other disasters with a home emergency kit. Watch this how to video to learn what you should put in an emergency kit in case of a severe storm.

How To : Prepare an emergency kit for your car

You may think you'll never be in an emergency situation, but you can never be too prepared! This video provides excellent tips on what to bring and do in an emergency situation. It takes only a small investment of your time and money to be prepared should you run into a probl ...more

How To : Prepare a winter emergency car kit

It is a compulsory work for every one who owns cars to arrange emergency kits for the car. For the first step, you should keep food items like water and food material. Keep the emergency book which contains what to do when a car goes into repair. Then carry a radium type objec ...more

How To : Stay safe during a power or gas outage

There are many different things that could contribute to a power or gas outage or accident in your home. To be properly prepared for an emergency or other situations that endanger you, take a look at this video from SDGE on simple tips to keep safe, including discovering gas l ...more

How To : Perform CPR on an infant

Would you know what to do if your infant suddenly began to choke or stopped breathing? An important part of caring for you child is being prepared in an emergency. This informational first aid how-to video shows you step by step instructions on how to preform infant CPR.

How To : Master SCRABBLE & Win Every Game

SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble." Video: . When I'm playing a game of SCRABBLE, my friends are not frien ...more

How To : Plan for international travel

Betsy Sell and Tom Wilt of AAA Travel Services present this video to teach you how to plan for international travel. They teach you how to prepare the right documents, explain how to get a passport, and discuss travel insurance. They also discuss how to plan for emergencies an ...more

How To : Make the C section decision

A quarter of all pregnant women deliver via cesarean section, yet most aren't prepared for it. Unless a c-section is needed for emergency reasons, the decision to undergo the procedure is a judgment call to be made by you and your doctor. Learn the risks and benefits of a cesa ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Perform CPR on your dog

It's a moment most of us prefer not to even think about, let alone prepare for. One second your dog or cat is in the yard playing and the next it's suddenly down. Maybe Fido's been hit by a car, maybe he has simply collapsed, but in that blink of an eye all that matters is try ...more

How To : Treat burns and scalds (British Red Cross)

No one can escape the wrath of fire. Eery living person will experience some sort of burn during their lifespan, from scalds to third degree burns. Burns and scalds are among the most common injuries requiring emergency treatment in hospitals, but would you know what to do if ...more

How To : Perform CPR on a baby (British Red Cross)

The most basic and most important aspect of first aid is CPR. It's the one thing that is most likely to save a life. It's stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, which is the emergency medical procedure for restoring a person's normal heartbeat and breathing when experiencin ...more

How To : Perform CPR on an adult (British Red Cross)

CPR. It's stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, which is the emergency medical procedure for restoring a person's normal heartbeat and breathing when experiencing heart failure or breathing impairment. It's the number one way to save a life, and everyone should know it, wh ...more

How To : Treat strains and sprains (British Red Cross)

Although strains and sprains are not a serious injury, they are still very painful for the sufferer, and the only way to make sure they heal properly is to make sure they get immediate attention. It’s difficult to differentiate between a sprain and a strain. A sprain occurs a ...more

How To : Stop severe bleeding [signed] (British Red Cross)

This video is designed to help deaf people, or those with hearing impairments, learn how to do basic first aid. Specifically, this video deals with sever bleeding and how to stop it, and is taught in sign language. Everyone gets cut every once in a while, but sometimes those ...more

How To : Make a bracelet with 550 paracord

This video will show you how to make a very useful bracelet with 550 paracord. Once you watch this video, you'll have no excuse not to have any paracord on you. You'll always be prepared; after all, you never know what you could use this for! Just follow these steps: 1. Find ...more

How To : Stop severe bleeding (British Red Cross)

Everyone gets cut every once in a while, but sometimes those cuts can be more serious than expected. It could turn into severe bleeding, and there's a certain way to deal with this type of bleeding in a victim. How would you treat someone who was bleeding severely? Your main ...more

How To : Use the recovery position (British Red Cross)

People may collapse unexpectedly for a number of reasons, and people who faint periodically, or those who suffer frequent seizures or from epilepsy need help from others, so it's important that everyone know the proper first aid procedure for saving a collapsed victim casualty ...more

How To : Treat a choking person (British Red Cross)

Choking is serious life-threatening problem that need immediate attention. If waiting too long, it could result in such problems as hypoxia or even death. Being able to respond to a choking victim could save someone's life, and everyone should know this first aid procedure. F ...more

How To : Pass a California DMV Driving Test

If all things go well, you'll only have to take your road test once. That's the goal: to ace your test on the first try and then start driving on your own. Granted, it's a nerve-racking experience, but keep in mind that the California Department of Motor Vehicles wants you to ...more

Change a Roadside Flat Tire : The Definitive Guide

Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more

How To : Make a home emergency kit

If an emergency arises, will you be prepared? Emergencies can happen anywhere and any time. That's why it pays to be prepared, even in the comfort of your own home or apartment. Find out everything you need to make a home emergency kit.

How To : Form a makeshift, provisional first aid kit

First aid is important, and not everyone is prepared or even knows what to do in an emergency situation. You could save the day, or at least mend your paper cut. THe key to first aid is the first aid kit. If your's is not up to date, or if you can't afford a real one, then wat ...more

News : Making A Crisis-Management Plan

CRISIS MANAGEMENT PLAN A FORM TO FILL OUT FOR WHEN CRISES ENTER YOUR WORLD I have carried a Crisis-Management Plan and a Medical Alert Book with me for about 4 years now, and it has been just as valuable to have on hand as my health card. In times when I am unable to speak, ...more

How To : Store food to prepare for a disaster

This short three-part video tutorial series shows how to store food in buckets for long term storage. From peak oil to survival and basic disaster preparation, this is the way to do it. Watch these survival training videos and learn how to store up and save a food reserve for ...more

How To : Avoid delivery problems when giving birth

Your baby is ready to be born - but there can still be problems with delivery. A breech birth, macrosomia, or cord prolapse can all require an emergency c-section. Be prepared for potential delivery problems in advance, by watching this video. Health Guru is a site that produ ...more

How To : Start a first aid kit

A well stocked first aid kit is a good tool to have at home at any time, and it will help you be better prepared in the event of an emergency. It's also a good idea to have a kit with you while hiking, biking, camping or boating. While kits can be bought preassembled, you can ...more

How To : Stop severe bleeding with first aid techniques

An emergency situation at work is about to occur, are you prepared? This first aid how-to video demonstrates what to do in case someone is severely bleeding. Begin by assessing hazards and making the area safe. Wear latex glove and assess the bleeding injury itself. Ask for ad ...more

May 21st : End of the World or Zombie Apocalypse?

Could the world really be coming to an end tomorrow? Presuming you believe the biblical prediction from 89-year-old Harold Camping, May 21st, 2011 is undeniably Judgment Day. If you have confidence in that prophecy, you're probably not even reading this because you're too busy ...more

How To : Pack a backpack for mountaineering

The video demonstrates how you should pack to be fully equipped and prepared for a backpacking trip that lasts 2-3 days. Gather all of your equipment including clothes, food, water, climbing gear, emergency kit, sleeping back, and more. When you start to pack, you want to make ...more

How To : Prepare the right safety gear for kayaking

This video will show you the right and proper safety gear for kayaking. Kayak safety gear is one of the most important aspect of kayaking. The most important kayak safety gear is the life jacket. It should be short torso so you can move freely and it does not rise up. Make sur ...more

How To : Make an emergency oil lamp

Impress your friends when camping by bringing your own makeshift oil lamp! Perfect for blackouts, camping, or even creating ambiance, keeping an oil lamp around is a handy idea. Warning: Place oil lamp in a safe location away from children and pets. Step 1: Prepare the wick ...more

News : Your House is on Fire

How do we really come to the decisions that we make? Is it just flip a coin and hope for the best or is there some underlying procedure that we go through, consciously or unconsciously, that guides our course of action? Gary Klein is the author of "Sources of Power: Real Life ...more

How To : Deliver a baby in an emergency situation

The miracle of life is a beautiful thing, in theory. Delivering a baby in person is a messy and intense experience. If you ever find yourself needing to help with an emergency delivery keep your wits and these tips in mind. Step 1: Put down some sheets Put down some sheets, ...more

How To : Drive a semi

It takes talent and training to drive a semitrailer. See if you have what it takes to operate one of these rigs on the open road. Step 1: Prepare for tests In order to drive a semi, you must get a commercial driver’s license and pass a medical exam. Age requirements vary fro ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (03/28 - 04/03)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (11/9 - 11/15)

WonderHowTo is made up niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. This week: mathematical sculptures, burning Xb ...more

Whoa, Dude, I’m Bleeding : A Simple First Aid Experience

This weekend, I was on a trip to Binghamton. In the midst of unpacking my toiletries at the hotel, I found that my brand new razor blade had lost its cap. How did I find that out? Well, when I pulled my hand out of the bag, I found that my right pointer finger was missing a bi ...more

News : The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Their were many pedestrians in the scene as,they seen firefighters struggling with the horrifying disaster and they couldn't do much only continue to stare as bodies continued to drop.. Firefighters arrived at the Triangle Shirt Waist Company Fire minutes after the alarm was ...more

How To : Prepare a storm shelter

Depending on where you live, you will have to prepare for the hazards from different types of natural disasters. You can sleep easy if you have a secure location, stalked with food and supplied you might need if there is an emergency. Don’t panic when the skies turn dark – th ...more

How To : Make a first aid kit

In this series of online videos you'll learn how to pick a first aid kit for your home. Dr. Susan Jewell shows you what medical supplies should always be in your home first aid kit, including bandages, alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, scissors, tape, gauze, cotton balls, ear & eye ...more

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