Floods are among the most frequent and costly natural disasters, and can happen anywhere in the country. Learning some facts about floods would go a long way in help with your emergency preparedness plans. Most people know that low-lying places near lakes, rivers, and the coast are more vulnerable to flooding. But few know that […]
Here is some tsunami information that any one who lives near (or travels to) the water should know as part of their emergency preparedness plan. More than 10 years ago on Christmas or Boxing Day (deepening on the timezone), a killer tsunami struck with such speed and stealth that it killed anywhere between 250,000 to 300,000 people across […]
We all know that a bloody nose’s blood is worse than its bite. It’s more of a nuisance than anything else, as any one who had to care for a kid or about family safety knows. The thing is, most people think they know how to stop nose bleeds. But many of them are doing it wrong.
One of the things that anyone in charge of family safety needs to know how to do is how to stop bleeding. It’s one of those things that can look terrifying, especially if the red stuff is gushing out of someone you care about, and you don’t know what to do. I learn that for myself […]
Every year, thousands of people suffer a cardiac arrest. From a family safety point of view, learning how to do CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) will be the only thing you can do for them until medical help arrives. That’s what happened to me when my son almost drowned when he was four. So let’s just dispel two myths […]