This training helps to prepare you for actions to take should an active attacker be in your vicinity. You must be prepared both mentally and physically to deal with the situation and to take action steps that may help save your life.
An “active attacker” is an individual who is engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area. In most cases, active attackers use firearm(s) and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims.
A new report found that U.S. hospitals would struggle to respond adequately to large-scale catastrophic events such as disasters and attacks, raising concerns about the nation’s capacity to handle bioterrorism or other mass-casualty events.
LINCOLN PARK, MI — In the early minutes, hours and possibly days of these disasters, professional emergency responders may not be able to reach all citizens due to the number of emergency situations or road conditions. Lincoln Park CERT’s mission is to train people to respond during disaster situations when professional responders may be overwhelmed by a large number of calls. Wayne County residents are invited to register for the free CERT Disaster Preparedness Course. Students enrolled in this course learn disaster preparedness, fire safety, light search and rescue, disaster psychology, terrorism, and more. The three-day course is designed to provide the basic skills needed in major disaster, which increases the ability people to survive until first responders or other assistance arrives.
Arlington County Fire Department staff explain how important it is for citizens to act in the time before professional emergency responders can arrive. The worst thing you can do is stand by and do nothing!
If someone is injured, the first few minutes are critical in helping the chances of surviving serious or life-threatening injuries. Would you know how to help them until professional help arrives? A new, easy five-step program will help you learn how.
More than a dozen major disasters, including winter storms, tornadoes and mudslides, have already hit the U.S. since President Trump took office. Recovery from disasters involves several federal agencies, which raises the question of what future support can be expected from an administration that has made its name promising major changes in federal management?
By William Tonkin | Submitted On November 22, 2015 Severe storms are making it more and more relevant for survival kits and emergency preparedness plans. Texas and several other states have seen more than their share of disasters this month. These storms rushed across five states and left two others…
Protect yourself and your loved ones by making an emergency plan. You should make a plan for: How you will contact one another, and What special steps you will take in different types of emergency situations.
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The Lincoln Park Police Department along with the Lincoln Park Neighborhood Watch Program and with the generous support of the Chapatwala Family McDonald’s will be sponsoring a community picnic for the residents of Lincoln Park!