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2000 Emergency Response Guidebook

The 2000 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG2000) was developed jointly by Transport Canada (TC), the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Secretariat of Transport and Communications of Mexico (SCT) for use by fire fighters, police, and other emergency services personnel who may be the first to arrive at the scene of a transportation incident involving […]

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Chemical Emergencies

Hazardous materials are chemical substances, which if released or misused, can pose a threat to the environment. These chemicals are used in industry, agriculture, medicine, research, and consumer goods. As many as 500,000 products pose physical or health hazards and can be defined as “hazardous chemicals.” Each year, over 1,000 new synthetic chemicals are introduced. […]

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Preparing Your Pets for Emergencies Makes Sense

Just as you do with your family’s emergency supply kit, think first about the basics for survival, particularly food and water. Consider two kits. In one, put everything you and your pets will need to stay where you are. The other should be a lightweight, smaller version you can take with you if you and […]

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Los Angeles Fire Department Emergency Preparedness

To those of us who live and work in the Greater Los Angeles area, earthquakes and other natural emergencies are a reality. In order to deal with this situation, emergency preparedness must become a way of life. In the event of a major earthquake or disaster, freeways and surface streets may be impassable and public […]

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Family Emergency Handbook

Every day millions of people go to work, take their children to school, go on vacation, go shopping, or just get out and go for a drive. But every so often our routines change drastically due to accidents or other conditions. These are the times that make us realize how fragile our lives are, or […]

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ARC – Preparing for Emergencies

For the millions of Americans with mobility problems, emergencies such as fires and floods present a especial challenge. Protecting yourself and your family when disaster strikes requires planning ahead. This checklist will help you get started. Discuss these ideas with your family, friends, or a personal care attendant, and prepara an emergency plan.

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ARC – Emergency Preparedness Checklist

The next time disaster strikes, you may not have much time to act. Prepare now for a sudden emergency. Learn now to protect yourself and cope with disaster by planning ahead. This checklist will help you get started. Discuss these ideas with your family, then prepare an emergency plan. Post the plan where everyone will […]

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All-Hazard – Emergency Preparedness Workbook

The diverse climate and land base of our province affords a variety of potential disasters. In an emergency, telephone, gas, electricity and water services may be disrupted for days. Roads could be blocked and stores and gas stations closed. Being aware of the dangers and the best ways in which to lessen their impact is […]

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