EQUIPPED TO SURVIVE (tm) - Disaster Preparedness
Information on survival equipment and skills needed for many plausible scenarios.

  • Where do you want to go on ETS? Disaster Preparedness Being equipped to survive includes preparations for natural and man-made emergencies that may come your way

  • We all know the usual drill about boarding up and stockpiling food and water and batteries and, better, getting the hell out of Dodge, but there is one thing that so very many folks tragically forget in preparing for a natural disaster

  • An extensive listing of equipment and supplies to meet any natural or man-made short term disaster Recommended equipment and supplies to carry in your automobile

  • His narrative provides lessons for anyone who might find themselves in the midst of a major disaster

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  • Formed in 1983, Disaster Services Inc

  • has provided the highest quality, most technically accurate service available in the disaster restoration industry for two decades

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    Emergency Survival Kits - Emergency Supplies - Emergency Kit ...
    Features items and information for natural disaster preparedness including first
    aid, radios and lighting, sanitation, shelter, and emergency kits.

  • Emergency Supplies and Survival Kits - Living in this precarious world, you need to be prepared for any disaster that may unfortunately travel your way

  • Whether it be a natural disaster prevalent in your geographic area, such as an earthquake or hurricane, or a man made disaster, such as a terrorist attack or fire, you need to have survival kits with the proper emergency supplies

  • You never know when a disaster will happen and you don't know where you will be when a disaster does strike

  • In the event of a large disaster, emergency personnel will be too busy helping those in need of immediate medical and rescue attention to assist you when a disaster does happen

  • Don't wait until it's too late, get prepared today! Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Guides - Please view Quake Kare, Inc.'s emergency that offer life-saving tips for surviving earthquakes, hurricanes, thunderstorms, winterstorms, fires, tornadoes, floods, and terrorism attacks

  • We also offer that will help you prepare for disasters whether you are at home, school, work, or in your car when a disaster strikes

  • Follow these checklists to properly prepare for any emergency or disaster

    Survival, Disaster Preparedness, Food Storage and Shelters
    A how to book on general preparedness, preparing for energy blackouts, earth
    changes, war, other threats and building underground shelters.

  • | Are You Ready? No Such Thing as Doomsday How to prepare for Power Outages, Terrorism, War, and Other Threats By Philip Hoag and Arlene Hoag "This book is a must for all survival-minded people." Scott Stoddard, American Survival Guide To those individuals and families who want to avoid the pain and loss of being unprepared when disaster hits

  • The odds of emergency or disaster visiting your doorstep are pretty high and rising every day

  • Do you find yourself: Feeling increasingly alarmed when you watch the ongoing disasters on the evening news Wondering if the current victims of disaster could have done something ahead of time that would have decreased their loss and suffering Feeling uneasy and not able to sleep well at night Longing for that peace of mind you know you will have when you are prepared No Such Thing As Doomsday can definitely help Read what this doctor has to say about the book "Thank you for the recently shipped additional copy of No Such Thing as Doomsday

  • I was part of a medical team deployed to the area in the immediate disaster aftermath and the information provided by this book proved invaluable for those of us providing services with limited resources and those unprepared local citizens anxiously affected by the events


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    The Disaster Center - Home Page
    Covers issues relating to the terrorist attacks in New York and DC in September
    2001. Provides predictions and updates on natural disasters, chat, ...

  • The Disaster Center - - - - - - - - - - - - - Tsunami Warning Centers -- We hope that you enjoy the new format of the Disaster Center site

  • In the mean time, if you have any suggestions about how it can be improved, please send an email to National Radar Mosaic Sectors Established 10 years ago the Disaster Center site has gone through a number of evolution's

  • A big part of our work has involved providing coverage for disasters affecting the United States

  • There is a lot more to disasters than just natural disasters

  • One of the disasters that we covered were the killings at

  • The cause of many man made disasters can be traced to

  • Our work of mitigating disasters involves the preparation for them, responding to them, and recovering from them

  • In an ideal world we would be working on ways to before disasters happen

  • It takes a lot of work to cover disasters and maintain the site, but we do not solicit donations

  • The costs associated with the work performed on the site is paid by the people who support our sponsors, like the If you have any disaster reports or questions please post a message to the

    Asian Tsunami Disaster News
    News about the disaster collected from diverse sources on the web.

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  • Thursday | Madison Publishing 'Helping Hands' concert raises more than $1, 500 for 'quake, tsunami relief The UNICEF benefit concert held in Whistler last week for the victims of natural disasters in Indonesia ..

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    Primer on Disaster Preparedness
    Provides information on disaster preparedness, management and response for
    paper-based materials.

  • These disasters often cause severe and ongoing destruction in the form of water damage to cultural property, the most vulnerable being books, documents, and other paper-based materials

  • On such occasions the Conservation Analytical Laboratory - Smithsonian Institution (CAL-SI), Library of Congress (LC), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), and National Park Service (NPS) receive increased requests for information on disaster preparedness, management, and response for the salvage of books, documents, and other paper-based materials

  • In order to facilitate a pro-active rather than reactive approach to disaster preparation with respect to cultural property, four basic references currently issued separately from CAL, LC, NARA, and NPS have been updated and combined into this single pamphlet

  • Fox, Acting DirectorDiana Alper, Regional Preservation CoordinatorMary Lynn Ritzenthaler, Supervisory Conservator Public Affairs: Shirley Clarkson, Acting Public Affairs OfficerSusan Cooper, Public Affairs Specialist Public Programs: Thomas King, Marketing Specialist LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Preservation Directorate: Diane Nester Kresh, Acting DirectorPeter Waters, Preservation Strategic Planning OfficerAmparo de Torres, Assistant to the Conservation Officer NATIONAL PARK SERVICE Curatorial Services Division: Ann Hitchcock, Chief CuratorVirginia Kilby, Staff CuratorAnthony Knapp, Staff CuratorDiane Vogt-O'Connor, Archivist Division of Conservation: Jane Merritt, Textile Conservator Continue Note: This web version was prepared in 1999, based on: A Primer on Disaster Preparedness, Management and Response: Paper-Based Materials : Selected Reprints issued by: Smithsonian Institution, National Archives and Records Administration, Library of Congress, and National Park Service

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    Promotes full and equal participation of America's 54 million men, women and
    children with disabilities in all aspects of life.

    Network for Good :: Help Support Disaster Relief in South Asia
    Directory of links to charities accepting online donations and news links.

    BBC News | BUSINESS | Insurance costs 'incalculable'
    Bewildered insurers start to count the cost of the US attacks, and seem to be
    facing the most expensive man-made disaster in history.

  • Financial experts say the air strikes on New York constitute the single most expensive man-made disaster in history

  • Top insurance disasters 1: Hurricane Andrew, 1992, $19.7bn 2: Los Angeles earthquake, 1994, $16.3bn 3: Cyclone Mireille, 1991, $7.14bn 4: Storm Daria, 1990, $6.05bn 5: Storms Lothar and Martin, 1999, $6.00bn Source: Swiss Re Costs at 2000 prices 'The possibility of the loss of both structures was seen as so remote that cover was not taken out on those lines, ' a spokesman for the US Insurance Information Institute told the paper

  • WATCH/LISTEN ON THIS STORY "Entire companies have been all but wiped out" "We will be able to deal with this man-made tragedy" "The worst losses from a man-made disaster in US history" The loya jirga Profiles Unfinished conflict Rebuilding the country FACT FILES AUDIO VIDEO TALKING POINT See also: 13 Sep 01 | Business 12 Sep 01 | Business 12 Sep 01 | Business 12 Sep 01 | Business Internet links: The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites Top Business stories now: Links to more Business stories are at the foot of the page


    BBC News | BUSINESS | Insurers 'face claims of up to $15bn'
    Financial experts believe the terrorist strikes in the US are the single most
    expensive man-made disaster in history.

  • SEARCH You are in: SERVICES Thursday, 13 September, 2001, 10:23 GMT 11:23 UK Insurers 'face claims of up to $15bn' Lloyd's: ' Any calculation of losses...can only be deeply flawed' Financial experts say the terrorist strikes in the US constitute the single most expensive man-made disaster in history

  • Until Tuesday, the most expensive isolated catastrophe unassociated with natural disasters had been the 1988 Piper Alpha oil platform blast off the British coast, over which insurers paid out $3bn

  • Top insurance disasters 1: Hurricane Andrew, 1992, $19.7bn 2: Los Angeles earthquake, 1994, $16.3bn 3: Cyclone Mireille, 1991, $7.14bn 4: Storm Daria, 1990, $6.05bn 5: Storms Lothar and Martin, 1999, $6.00bn Source: Swiss Re Costs at 2000 prices While Moody's has failed to detail its estimate, a report from a leading City bank obtained by BBC News Online has put the damage to the World Trade Center itself at $4bn, although this may rise as costs to the Salomon Brothers offices and other neighbouring buildings are included

  • Legal cases brought by relatives of those lost in the disaster could trigger a further $3bn in payouts, the bank estimated

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    Volunteer online to assist the Red Cross with its humanitarian work.

  • Each year, the American Red Cross responds immediately to more than 70, 000 disasters, both natural and man-made

  • As you watch disaster relief efforts unfold, you may wonder how the Red Cross recruits and trains volunteers

  • Chapters all over the country offer Disaster Services Human Resources (DSHR) System training to equip volunteers with the proper training and knowledge to prepare them for deployment when disaster strikes

  • During times of large scale disasters and devastation there are also many individuals who step forward, eager to do whatever they can to help

  • When these spontaneous volunteers offer their assistance, we often put their talents to use on-site and behind the scenes after orienting them to Red Cross services and determining how they may best help those affected by the disaster

  • If you are interested in volunteering with the Red Cross to help in disaster services, please review our new online to learn more about the lifesaving services we provide

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  • Our disaster kits and emergency supplies are the same ones used by the American Red Cross and other government agencies

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    Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network. The purpose of this Web-Site is to
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  • Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network Disaster Communications Site The purpose of this Web-Site is to disseminate information in times of natural and man-made disasters and to provide a gateway from the internet to SATERN for locating and determining the health and welfare of people in the disaster areas

    USAID Humanitarian Assistance
    Provides food for peace, ocean freight reimbursement, and oversees the Denton
    Program fund, and offers assistance when disaster strikes overseas.

  • In tandem with these organizations, the agency helps those affected by disaster to cope and then begin again by converting crisis situations into opportunities to promote peace, democracy, and economic growth

  • Government emergency assistance overseas and to provide humanitarian assistance to save lives, alleviate human suffering, and reduce the social and economic impact of natural and man-made disasters worldwide

  • : The primary means by which the United States donates food quickly to those people who have the immediate needs because of natural or man-made disasters

  • consists of three separate programs operated together: Displaced Children and Orphans Fund (DCOF) : Provides assistance to families who take in children orphaned as a result of war or disaster

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    Media group showcasing underreported news stories and issues.

  • Empathy for the victims was doubtless increased by the dramatic, televised nature of the disaster, the involvement of large numbers of Western tourists - a number of journalists were themselves holidaying in the area at the time - and by the fact that these are indeed much-loved tourist destinations

  • (Ginger Thompson and Nazila Fathi, 'Earlier Disasters - For Honduras and Iran, World's Aid Evaporated, ' The New York Times, January 11, 2005) In October 1998, Hurricane Mitch devastated Central America, killing 9, 000 people in Honduras at a cost of more than $9 billion in damage

  • What is inexcusable is when those images are a direct consequence of policies waged by our governments and corporations for which we are culpable, we seem to exhibit compassion-deficient syndrome." (Harsha Walia, 'The tsunami and the discourse of compassion, ' ZNet Asia, December 30, 2004) Indeed, the admirable outpouring of media and public compassion for the victims of Asia's natural disaster makes the near-total indifference to the suffering of Iraqi civilians under Western attack even more stunning

  • Who would believe, looking at the images of devastation from Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Thailand, that Britain and the United States are responsible for bringing a comparable disaster to a single country, Iraq? While the US government has so far pledged $350m to the victims of the tsunami, and the UK government £50m, the US has spent $200 billion on the Iraq war and the UK £6bn

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