EMP (Electromagnetic Pulse) Guide

What is an EMP An electromagnetic pulse is a burst of electromagnetic radiation resulting from certain types of high energy explosions, such as a nuclear detonation in the atmosphere, or from a sudden fluctuation in magnetic fields. There are also natural occurrences, like solar flares, capable of producing effects similar to EMPs. Naturally occurring EMPs ...

Planning Guidance for Response to a Nuclear Detonation – TOC – Forward

This guidance was developed by a federal interagency committee led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Office of Emerging Threats (OET) with representatives from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), the Department of Energy (DOE), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Defense (DoD), and ...


Preparing for a Winter Storm

Weekly topic – Preparing for a Winter Storm

Day 1 First make sure you are familiar with what is a winter watch, warning, and Advisory so you know the danger approaching. Below is a explanation of each one. Watch – A watch is generally issued in the 24 to 72 hour forecast time frame when the risk of a hazardous winter weather event has ...


Hurricane Preparedness – NOAA Guide

The following information is from Table of Contents divides hurricane preparedness into the following seven sections. Section 1. Know Your Risk Water and Wind. Section 2. Prepare Before Hurricane Season. Section 3. Understand Forecast Information. Section 4. Get Moving When a Storm Threatens. Section 5. Stay Protected During Storms. Section 6. Use Caution ...


Basic First Aid Kit

21 Surprising Things You Need in Your First Aid Kit

Caffeine pills - not only are they great to give you that extra push you may need, but they also have a medical purpose. Anyone who has gone without caffeine for a few days will tell you the withdrawal headaches is nightmare. Honey and sugar packets - for anyone who has diabetes and need to raise their blood sugar. Ib prefer these over candies as they don't go bad as quick. Super Glue - yes super glue makes a great sealer for wounds under the right conditions. For more information check out this link to The Mayo Clinic.


Hurricane Preparedness – Communication Plan

What is a hurricane communication plan A hurricane communication plan is a detailed strategy to effectively communicate before, during, and after a hurricane. The main goal of a hurricane communication plan is to help you, your family and friends stay safe by having timely and accurate information. Creating a hurricane communication plan Creating a good ...

Hurricane Preparedness Guide

What is a hurricane A hurricane is a powerful tropical cyclone characterized by low-pressure centers, strong winds, and heavy rain. It typically forms over warm ocean waters and derives its energy from the heat released when moist air rises and cools, leading to condensation and the formation of clouds. Hurricanes are classified into different categories ...


Building Blocks of Empowerment: Equipping Minds for a Bright Future

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