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Music School

Music School
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The Drake Music School – By Jason Hubal – June 7, 2011 http://www.drakemusic.org/ One of the first images you get when the Drake Music School’s comes up is a smiling disabled girl. Also, throughout the site are many happy children making music. The Drake Music School (DMS), located in the United Kingdom, breaks down barriers […]

Shelter & Sheltering-in-Place

Shelter & Sheltering-in-Place
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Our Objective for shelter is to maintain NORMAL BODY TEMPERATURE (98.6 degrees F.) to avoid Hypothermia or Hyperthermia. Hypothermia – Body temperature at or below 95.0 °F.  Symptoms: Shivering Mumble – slurred speech Grumble- Apathy, confusion Fumble – Loss of fine motor skills (control of finger movement) Stumble – Difficulty walking Pale or gray skin color […]

72 Hour Kit for Emergency Survival

72 Hour Kit for Emergency Survival
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With all the calamities in the world being able to care for our own needs in an emergency is becoming more and more necessary and important. To be self reliant includes an emergency kit with enough supplies to sustain us until help arrives, but portable to take with us if evacuation is necessary.  This is […]

Emergency Preparedness for Special Needs

Emergency Preparedness for Special Needs
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 Medications Always have at least a 3 to 5 day supply of all of your meds. Store your meds in one location and in their original containers. Have a list of all of your medications: name of medication, dose, frequency, and prescribing doctor. Medical Supplies If you use medical supplies such as bandages, ostomy […]

www.Ready.gov

www.Ready.gov
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You may need to survive on your own after an emergency. This means having your own food, water, and other supplies in sufficient quantity to last for at least three days. Local officials and relief workers will be on the scene after a disaster, but they cannot reach everyone immediately. You could get help in […]