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    2. 2. FIRES
    3. 3. 2007 Southern California fires. The smoke was so unhealthy, safety personal warned everyone to wear dust mask to protect them.
    4. 4. EVACUATIONS While Evacuation center like the one at Qualcomm were supplied. Many area were over run with people, making getting supplies and aid very difficult.
    5. 5. EXPLOSIONS
    6. 6. In an disaster rescue personal will be stretched helping others. Able to help yourself and co-workers that may have minor injuries will help fire and police to treat the more serious injured people.
    7. 7. FLOODS
    8. 9. MUDSLIDES
    9. 10. In a mudslide roads map be blocked and ability to get supplies will be difficult. Pictured are worker cleaning up in Malibu January 2008
    10. 11. EARTHQUAKES
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    12. 13. Earthquakes will make roads impassable and some streets will be closed until maintenance can fix them. Pictured here is Marina District in San Francisco.
    13. 14. HURRICANES Bacteria levels are also especially high in the Plaquemines sludge, said Rodney Mallett, spokesperson for the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality. "The sewage treatment plants were underwater," he explained. "Between the animal waste and the human waste, you've got a lot of bacteria.'' Health and environmental agencies are advising people to avoid contact with the sludge. They recommend that people wear gloves, goggles, and dust masks, and that they wash promptly if exposure occurs. Adrianne Appel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for National Geographic News September 30, 2005
    14. 17. TERRORISM
    15. 19. FEMA SAYS <ul><li>High-risk targets for acts of terrorism include military and civilian government facilities, international airports, large cities , and high-profile landmarks. </li></ul><ul><li>Terrorists might also target large public gatherings, water and food supplies , utilities, and corporate centers. Further, terrorists are capable of spreading fear by sending explosives or chemical and biological agents through the mail. </li></ul>
    16. 20. FEMA SAYS <ul><li>Within the immediate area of a terrorist event, you would need to rely on police, fire, and other officials for instructions. However, you can prepare in much the same way you would prepare for other crisis events. </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared, no one is safe. Have a survival kit with you at all times. </li></ul>
    17. 21. FEMA SAYS <ul><li>Food and Water </li></ul><ul><li>Portable, battery-operated or Crank radio and extra batteries. </li></ul><ul><li>Several flashlights and extra batteries. </li></ul><ul><li>First aid kit and manual. </li></ul><ul><li>Dust masks and gloves. </li></ul><ul><li>Shelter and Thermal Blankets </li></ul><ul><li>A Backpack to keep all the supplies together and intact. </li></ul>
    18. 22. FEMA SAYS <ul><li>Home </li></ul><ul><li>Keep this kit in a designated place and have it ready in case you have to leave your home quickly. Make sure all family members know where the kit is kept. Work </li></ul><ul><li>Additionally, you may want to consider having supplies for sheltering for up to two weeks . This kit should be in one container or backpack, and ready to &quot;grab and go&quot; in case you are evacuated from your workplace. Have more than you need is always a good idea </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you have food and water in the kit. Also, be sure to have comfortable walking shoes at your workplace in case an evacuation requires walking long distances. </li></ul><ul><li>Car </li></ul><ul><li>In case you are stranded, keep a kit of emergency supplies in your car . This kit should contain food, water, first aid supplies, flares, jumper cables, and seasonal supplies. </li></ul>
    19. 23. DISASTER SURVIVAL KITS Earthquakes, Fires, Mudslides and Terrorisms. <ul><li>Are you prepared to handle your safety and those around you? Minutes count between serious injury or death. </li></ul><ul><li>A simple cut on your hand or leg will cause a staph infection, did not seem like much in the past, today it can kill you. </li></ul><ul><li>Being able to dress a wound, stop bleeding, stay warm, hydrated, alert, dry and informed can mean everything to between serious long term injury or death. </li></ul>
    21. 25. Personal Backpack Survival Kit <ul><li>Detailed description </li></ul><ul><li>(2) ER food bars - 3 day supply for 2 people, 6 day for 1, 5 year shelf-life. </li></ul><ul><li>(6) water boxes w/ straws - 3 day supply for 2 people,6 day for 1, 5 year shelf-life. </li></ul><ul><li>(2) thermal blankets - designed by NASA to retain body heat! </li></ul><ul><li>(1) tube tent - comes with rope and instructions. </li></ul><ul><li>(2) ponchos with hoods - don't be caught out in the rain without shelter. </li></ul><ul><li>(1) solar / hand-crank powered light, radio, & cell phone charger </li></ul><ul><li>(10) water purification tablets - to purify unsanitary water. </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Light sticks - 12 hours of bright green light at the snap of a finger! </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Light sticks - 30 minute high intensity light sticks - just snap to glow! </li></ul><ul><li>(1) 52-piece first aid kit - comprehensive first aid kit in plastic case. </li></ul><ul><li>(2) tissue packs - help maintain sanitary conditions. </li></ul><ul><li>(1) safety whistle - blow loud for immediate rescue attention! </li></ul><ul><li>(2) dust masks - prevents dust and germ inhalation. </li></ul><ul><li>(1) pair vinyl gloves (in 1st aid kit) - protects hands from infection. </li></ul><ul><li>(1) pair work gloves - heavy duty with leather palm. </li></ul><ul><li>(1) multi-function Swiss army knife - 5 function folding knife. </li></ul><ul><li>(2) out-of-state contact cards - keep track of loved ones with these! </li></ul><ul><li>(1) survival guide - complete guide to surviving any disaster! </li></ul><ul><li>(1) packaged in durable black nylon backpack </li></ul><ul><li>First Aid kit contents </li></ul><ul><li>REFERENCES : (1) first aid guide </li></ul><ul><li>INSTRUMENTS : (1) safety pin, (2) FDA approved vinyl gloves </li></ul><ul><li>INJURY TREATMENT : (2) butterfly closures </li></ul><ul><li>BANDAGES : (10) 3&quot; adhesive plastic, (10) 1 1/2&quot; junior plastic, (1) knuckle fabric, (1) fingertip fabric, (1) 2&quot; x 4&quot; elbow & knee bandages </li></ul><ul><li>MEDICINE : Acetaminophen non-aspirin tablets, (2) Ibuprofen tablets, (2) decongestant tablets </li></ul><ul><li>ANTISEPTICS : (6) antiseptic cleansing pads, (6) alcohol pads, (2) antibiotic ointment Packed in a plastic case. </li></ul>
    22. 26. <ul><li>Having a kit in every home, car and office increases your chance of survival to 90%. </li></ul>
    23. 27. How much does it cost your company’s bottom line if your employee’s can’t return to work after a disaster?
    24. 28. <ul><li>Give your employees, families and friends piece of mind. </li></ul><ul><li>By getting everyone a disaster survival kit. </li></ul><ul><li>And protect their future and yours too . </li></ul>
    25. 29. THANK YOU Buy a kit today for everyone at your life.