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Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge. Pentagon 09/11/2001. 8/29/2005 - Hurricane Katrina. Hurricane Katrina. 1,833 People Killed 1,960 Missing Persons 245 Missing Persons Under 20 Years Old 93,000 Square Miles Affected (more than the size of Great Britain) 850,791 Houses Destroyed
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Crisis Preparedness Merit Badge

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Pentagon 09/11/2001

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8/29/2005 - Hurricane Katrina

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Hurricane Katrina 1,833 People Killed 1,960 Missing Persons 245 Missing Persons Under 20 Years Old 93,000 Square Miles Affected (more than the extent of Great Britain) 850,791 Houses Destroyed 900 Churches, Synagogues, Mosques Destroyed $2,000,000,000.00 in Cleanup Costs

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DEA Gulfport, Mississippi

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What is Emergency Preparedness? The arrangement and arranging important to viably handle a crisis. It includes a crisis plan that ought to: recognize required administrations; list required assets to have close by; and be composed/given to friends and family, parental figures and other significant gatherings.

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Recognition of a potential crisis circumstance Ask yourself addresses that will help you perceive hazardous circumstances or the likelihood of a crisis or mishap happening. Do I live in a territory that encounters unsafe climate (sea tempests, tornadoes, snow squalls)? Amid what time? Is my range inclined to seismic tremors or flooding? Is my family auto in great working request? Are any of the electrical outlets over-burden with an excessive number of fittings? Are materials that smolder effectively (those that are combustible, for example, charcoal lighter liquid, put away securely? Is sustenance legitimately refrigerated, put away, and arranged in my home?

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Prevention of a crisis circumstance Ask yourself addresses that will help you keep a hazardous circumstance or crisis when you can. What would I be able to do to make my home more secure from flame or blast? By what means would I be able to minimize or diminish, the harm that may be created amid a crisis (fierce climate, for example)? Can I ensure that nobody would be harmed? Can I ensure that individuals are acting securely amid a circumstance, say, when I\'m climbing in the wild with my troop?

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Reaction to a crisis circumstance Ask yourself addresses that will help you respond to a crisis circumstance in the most ideal way you can. By what method would I be able to plan before an emergency? Will I assemble and position supplies that may be required? Will I instruct and prepare individuals about security and readiness? In what manner would I be able to respond after an emergency? Is there a family or group anticipate response that I ought to think about? What assets may be assembled and required, and by what method would I be able to offer assistance?

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What is the meaning of a crisis save? Protect - the demonstration of expelling somebody from peril. Crisis Rescue - a specialized term for a save occurring under risky conditions with high hazard to the save staff, however which must be done instantly to spare a man\'s life. In this sort of situation to say a man is in impending threat might be downplayed, ordinarily if not expelled from their condition as fast as could be allowed the casualty will bite the dust soon. Specialized saves and safeguard are engaging of numerous sorts of conditions, in all cases the casualty is in peril. A feline up a tree or a generally uninjured individual stuck in a smashed auto are not liable to kick the bucket in minutes but rather should be saved from their condition by somebody with the methods and expertise to do as such.

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Touching a live electric wire Don\'t touch any individual who is in contact with a power source. The power causes the casualty\'s muscles to contract, keeping them from relinquishing the machine or wire. In the event that you touch the individual, you can get to be shocked as well. Stopped the principle control supply or unplug the flawed machine. On the off chance that you should expel the casualty from the electrical source, utilize something made of a material that doesn\'t lead power, for example, wood (for instance, a floor brush handle). Ensure your hands and garments are dry and you\'re not remaining in any water. Utilize extraordinary alert; you would prefer not to wind up a casualty yourself! Call crisis therapeutic administrations. Once the casualty is segregated from the electrical source, check the individual\'s breathing and heartbeat. In case you\'re prepared to do as such, do CPR revival or CPR if necessary.

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A live with carbon monoxide First guide for carbon monoxide harming is to quickly expel the casualty from the introduction without imperiling oneself, call for help, and start CPR if necessary. The primary therapeutic treatment for carbon monoxide harming is breathing 100% oxygen by a tight fitting breathing device. Oxygen hurries the separation of carbon monoxide from hemoglobin, enhancing by decreasing its organic half-life. Side effects of carbon monoxide harming incorporate languor, discouragement, dementia, enthusiastic unsettling influences, and mind flights. Anticipation remains an essential general wellbeing issue, requiring state funded training on the protected operation of apparatuses, radiators, chimneys, and inner ignition motors, and additionally expanded accentuation on the establishment of carbon monoxide locators. Carbon monoxide cautions are normally introduced in homes around warmers and other hardware. On the off chance that an abnormal state of CO is identified, the gadget sounds a caution, allowing individuals in the zone to ventilate the territory or securely leave the building.

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Clothes on Fire

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Drowning Rescue Unless you have been prepared to appropriately do as such, abstain from swimming to the help of a man who is suffocating. A suffocating non-swimmer is ordinarily in a frenzy, and may take hold of anybody or anything he can reach with an end goal to bolster their aviation route over the surface of the water. In the event that the casualty submerges the rescuer, the rescuer\'s life is jeopardized and the first casualty has no one to help them. Rather than entering the water, do one of the accompanying: Talk the casualty in; mentor them to kick their legs Throw life ring, life coat, or some other buoyancy gadget to the casualty Reach a thing, for example, a rope, post, paddle, or oar to the casualty, and once the casualty gets it, maneuver them in Wade into shallow water endeavor the above Row out to the casualty in a watercraft, or utilize fueled specialty if conceivable; attempt the above from in the vessel

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An Ice Accident The main control of playing out an ice save is to not head out to the casualty. Keep in mind, the ice was not sufficiently solid to hold one individual, so it is far-fetched that it will hold you. Before you do anything, call 911. Utilize a mobile phone, or send another person to decide. Console the casualty. Let him know/her to try to avoid panicking, that you know about his problem, and that you are going to offer assistance. Connect with your arm. At that point check whether there is anything sufficiently long (tree limbs, paddles, paddles, scoops, stepping stools, and so on with which you can achieve the casualty. Toss a line. On the off chance that you can\'t discover anything sufficiently long, search for a rope or a rope-like thing, for example, a garden hose or jumper links. While holding one end of the rope, toss the flip side to the casualty. Final Resort - go to the casualty. If all else fails you may need to wander out onto the ice. Be that as it may, don\'t simply exit there. Lay a stepping stool on the ice and stroll on it. This will circulate your weight over a more noteworthy region of the ice, diminishing the odds of another break. When you get to the end of the stepping stool, move off onto the ice. Laying beside the stepping stool, hurry it out more distant. On the off chance that the stepping stool still does not achieve the casualty, get back on it and proceed. Do this until you can extend the stepping stool to the casualty. In the event that you can\'t locate a vast protest, for example, a stepping stool, take something else - anything. You\'ll require something to connect with the casualty with so you don\'t need to go the distance to the edge of the ice opening. This could be your jacket or a cover, for instance. Set down on the ice to appropriate your weight over a bigger region. Hurry over to the casualty, and extend the thing you carried with you, attempting to keep your body as a long way from the edge of the opening as could be expected under the circumstances. Attempt to draw casualty to wellbeing. When you get the casualty to shore, start treatment for hypothermia promptly.

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Three methods for pulling in and speaking with save flying machine. Make a trouble flag Make a misery motion on the ground by heaping rocks, branches, or different garbage to frame extensive letters spelling "S.O.S," the all around perceived flag for offer assistance. Utilize materials that appear differently in relation to the encompassing environment. In winter, you might have the capacity to step a SOS into the snow. Make the letters read from east to west (or west to east) so that the shadows get the letters better. Light three flames You may likewise light three flames to motion for offer assistance. Assemble them either in a line or in a triangle, and get them great and hot. When you see a safeguard plane amid sunlight hours, add green plant matter to the flares. This ought to bring about thick smoke. Be mindful so as to not quench the fire by doing this. Flagging mirror The crisis flagging mirror is around 3 by 5 creeps and comprises of an aluminized reflecting glass reflect, a back cover glass, and a locating gadget. It is utilized to pull in the consideration of passing air ship or ships by reflection, either in daylight or in dim climate. The impressions of this shatterproof reflect can be seen at a separation of 30 miles at a height of 10,000 feet. In spite of the fact that less powerful, and with conceivable shorter range, reflect flashes can likewise be seen on shady days with restricted perceivability. To utilize the reflect, continue as takes after: Punch a cross-gap in its middle. Hold the reflect around 3 crawls before your face and sight through the cross-opening at the ship or airplane. The spot of light radiating through the opening onto your face will be seen i

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