Mind body heart (updated)


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Disasters are inevitable, actions you take now can determine the outcome. Learn how living with your mind body and heart can give you more chioces and make you and yours ready for anything

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Mind body heart (updated)

  1. 1. Disaster Resilience takes Mind, Body, and Heart
  2. 2. Because we live on earth
  3. 3. We know that disasters are going to happen
  4. 4. Because we live in the Pacific Northwest
  5. 5. We know the ones we can expect
  6. 6. Fires
  7. 7. Severe Storms
  8. 8. Earthquakes
  9. 9. Disasters are inevitable
  10. 10. the outcomes aren’t
  11. 11. Two Options 1. Do Nothing 2. Do Something (doing something is clinically proven to be more effective)
  12. 12. Once you decide to do something, do it with MIND, BODY, and HEART (this doesn’t only apply to building resilience to disasters) Heart
  13. 13. Mind <ul><li>Things you should you know </li></ul>
  14. 14. Body Things you should do to stay healthy and in one piece
  15. 15. Heart Care Plans Coping Skills
  16. 16. What should you know? <ul><li>Before </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Early warning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>During </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Staying Safe </li></ul></ul><ul><li>After </li></ul><ul><ul><li>accessing resources </li></ul></ul>Mind
  17. 17. Knowledge <ul><li>Know what risks exist </li></ul>Fire, earthquake and storms--also landslide, flooding, hazmat, or more
  18. 18. Know what resources exist that will help defuse risks
  19. 19. Know which buildings are better to live and work in
  20. 20. What to know about Fires
  21. 21. In King County we are called to help someone displaced from fire… every 42 hours
  22. 22. What should you know about fire: Early 911 Response Critical! 9-1-1! Working smoke detectors are literally a matter of life or death Get out first, Then call:
  23. 23. What should you know about fire: Unattended cooking, number 1 cause of fires When you take out the pan, take out the lid If the lid is hid, the fire will go higher Walk away, and you may pay
  24. 24. What should you know about fire: 2 EXITS! <ul><li>Think: 2 clear exits out of every room. </li></ul>Smoke makes you choke Stay low when you go
  25. 25. What to know about Severe weather
  26. 26. What to know about severe weather: Keep track of the forecast! www.weather.gov forecasts flooding Shows weather warnings, etc. Online weather sites have free downloads that will warn you when there is something important.
  27. 27. What to know about severe weather: Stay ahead of trouble: cell phone notification http:www.RPIN.org
  28. 28. What to know about severe weather: Power Outages can kill! No Power, Extremely Cold is dangerous: = Better: = Better:
  29. 29. What to Know About Earthquakes
  30. 30. What to Know About Earthquakes: Hazard Maps show which ground is worse in quakes Look up what hazards effect your address http://web1.seattle.gov/dpd/maps/dpdgis.aspx
  31. 31. What to Know About Earthquakes: King County Do a property Search for your address, then click on “Get Districts Report” http://www5.metrokc.gov/iMAP/viewer.htm?mapset=hazards
  32. 32. What to Know About Earthquakes: FEMA too (actually, I’ve never quite gotten the FEMA one to tell me what I want to Know, good luck, maybe you can)
  33. 33. What to Know About Earthquakes: Liquefaction Maps
  34. 34. What to Know About Earthquakes: Earthquake? Stay Inside! Do not evacuate! Drop, Cover, and Hold. Lock! Cover! Hold On!
  35. 35. What to Know About Earthquakes: Avoid Soft Structures
  36. 36. What to Know About Earthquakes: Here’s Why
  37. 37. What to Know About Earthquakes: Avoid Unreinforced Masonry
  38. 38. What to Know About Earthquakes: Bolt your house to the foundation
  39. 39. What to Know About Earthquakes: Ways to keep your stuff from attacking you
  40. 40. What Should You Know about phones: After Something Big <ul><li>Local calls may not work but Long distance calls might </li></ul><ul><li>Share the number of an </li></ul><ul><li>Out of Area Contact </li></ul><ul><li>Use this contact to relay information with people in the affected area. </li></ul><ul><li>Texting – texting may work with calls don’t. </li></ul><ul><li>211 is like a yellow pages for social resources, after a disaster they should have shelter and emergency food information </li></ul>
  41. 41. In the Puget Sound Region: AM 710 AM 1000 TV: 7 Food Shelter Updates
  42. 42. Body <ul><li>Before </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve what can be improved </li></ul></ul>Stay Healthy and Whole <ul><li>During </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Staying Safe </li></ul></ul><ul><li>After </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Following your plan </li></ul></ul>
  43. 43. Having Back ups of Critical Supplies and information helps Always Squirrel a Bit Away
  44. 44. Increase Your Choices 1 gallon per person per day
  45. 45. mmmmmmmm Best: Non Perishable No need for heating Limited water
  46. 46. What do you need to stay healthy?
  47. 47. Brrrrrr Maintain the right Body temperature
  48. 48. Information Important Documents
  49. 49. Have a way to get through debris
  50. 50. Who Do You Love? <ul><li>Before </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish Care Plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build up your coping capacity </li></ul></ul>Heart Care Plans <ul><li>During </li></ul><ul><ul><li>use coping techniques </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know ways to communicate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>After </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Talk, seek help if you need to </li></ul></ul>
  51. 51. Have a Back Up Care Plan
  52. 52. Not just for people
  53. 53. The challenges of family care givers are often the greatest when disaster strikes. Work now to reach out to friends, families and neighbors to increase the number of hands and minds to help. In King & Kitsap Counties, the Red Cross Can help you conduct a Map Your Neighborhood Session to work with your neighbors to plan ahead
  54. 54. Coping <ul><ul><li>Be aware that unusual events cause unusual and intense emotions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talk about your feelings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Include Comfort Items in your supplies </li></ul></ul>
  55. 55. The ability to get information about those essential to your heart and happiness is crucial- This takes pre- planning talking to her out of Area contact
  56. 56. Disaster Preparedness through Mind, Body, Heart <ul><li>Mind: Risks and responses </li></ul><ul><li>Body: Staying healthy and whole </li></ul><ul><li>Heart: Caring and Coping </li></ul>
  57. 57. Go Now and Do Something! <ul><li>Use Your Mind Body and Heart! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn what risks you face, what resources you have, and be your own best resource by getting trained and gathering supplies! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reach out and get others involved! </li></ul></ul>
  58. 58. We want to help you build resilience <ul><li>If you live in King or Kitsap Counties we have free disaster education classes for home and workplace </li></ul><ul><li>We offer a selection of disaster supplies at </li></ul><ul><li>We offer training in skills to keep the people you care about safe and well: first aid and CPR wilderness first aid, care giving, swimming and more. </li></ul><ul><li>Go to www.seattleredcross.org for more information. </li></ul>