What if a Nuclear Blast went off in YOUR Area?

Ever wondered what would happen if a nuclear blast went off in your area? It’s horrifying as well as interesting to find out. Open this amazing website (Outrider.org) and put the name of the location to experience the effects of the nuclear blast. Continue reading

Drones a Critical Asset for Emergency Operations




Drones in the emergency response space is not a new idea, however we have seen a growth of the application and use of drones by both small and large jurisdictions. Drones are a great tool. Today we sit-down with Chief Charles Werner (ret.) a world wide drone expert and director of Droneresponders. Drones empower emergency managers and first responders to evaluate serious disaster situations. With realtime information that complements the information reported  from on the ground personnel, drones help complete the operational picture. Today drones have artificial intelligence , machine learning, augmented reality, infrared as some of their capabilities. DRONERESPONDERS is a non-profit program created to unite these new aerial first responders, emergency managers, and search and rescue specialists under a unified organization to help learn, train, and test with one another with the ultimate objective of maximizing drone operations for public safety. DRONERESPONDERS is an official 501(c)3 non-profit Drones for Good™ program of AIRT, Inc. 

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Corporals Corner: Solo Overnight Building a Trappers Cabin From Red Dead Redemption 2 and Double Ribeye with Corn

In this video, Shawn explores video game bush craft and builds a trappers cabin in the woods from Red Dead Redemption 2, enjoy.  Please go to Corporal’s Corner’s YouTube page and click the LIKE and SUBSCRIBE BUTTONS as well as the NOTIFICATION BELL.

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FEMA’s Flood Insurance Advocate Explains Flood Claims

FEMA’s Office of the Flood Insurance Advocate (OFIA) created this video to help the public better understand how to navigate the claims process for policies under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). For more information about flood insurance claims, please visit FloodSmart | How to Start Your Flood Insurance Claim. For more information about FEMA’s Flood Insurance Advocate, please visit https://www.fema.gov/flood-insurance/advocate.

Community Emergency Response Team Trailer

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. CERT offers a consistent, nationwide approach to volunteer training and organization that professional responders can rely on during disaster situations, allowing them to focus on more complex tasks.

This video is provided by FEMA via the www.ready.gov/CERT website. Please see the usage guidelines here: https://www.fema.gov/photo-video-audio-use-guidelines

 

Unit 6: Fire Safety and the Utility Controls: The CERT Member’s Role (18:29)

This training video covers the basics of fire size up, use of extinguishers and fire safety. Fires are dangerous and can change quickly. As in all CERT operations, the CERT members safety is always the number one priority. Safety measures presented in the video include use of protective gear and the proper equipment to extinguish small fires, working with a buddy and a team, planning for safe entry and exit, maintaining a safe distance and position from a fire and using the P.A.S.S. procedure to operate fire extinguishers.

This video supports the materials presented in the CERT Basic Training course Unit 6: Fire Safety and Utility Controls in the 2019 CERT Training Material. This video is provided by FEMA via the www.ready.gov/CERT website. Please see the usage guidelines here: https://www.fema.gov/photo-video-audio-use-guidelines