Temperatures plummet... a shelter, an igloo, can be built out of nothing but snow. It has to be the right kind of snow, cut from a well packed snow drift. The best snow is laid down in one single storm, it's hard and compact.
Dogs can choke or find themselves in emergency situations and require urgent medical assistance. While a veterinary aid is still mandatory, these CPR and first aid measures can be life-saving in a crucial moment. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to save a pet dog's, or cat's, life by CPR and first aid medical techniques.
Learn how you can use a hacksaw blade to start a fire in an emergency or survival situation.
An every day carry (EDC) kit could be the difference between life and death if you are caught away from home in a disaster. This video will show you what you should include in a EDC that you will carry with you at all times, ensuring that you are never unprepared in case the worst happens.
In this video, you'll learn about friction fire lighting using wild bamboo sticks. So, if you're ever stuck out in Thailand on a cold and damp night, cut down some bamboo and light your own campfire to stay warm! This video shows you this very common technique in Southeast Asia, but takes a little work… and a sharp knife!
Knowing how to build a makeshift pair of snowshoes can help you walk to safety if you get caught in deep snow. You will need tree branches, and string, cord or fabric strips. Fir branches work best for snowshoes; spruce, pine and willow are good, too.
If disaster strikes, chances are that power will also go out. Kipkay to the rescue! By creating one of these hand-powered chargers from a crank flashlight, your electronic devices will remained charged in emergencies.
It is a compulsory work for every one who owns cars to arrange emergency kits for the car. For the first step, you should keep food items like water and food material. Keep the emergency book which contains what to do when a car goes into repair. Then carry a radium type object which will shine in the night during the repairing of the car. Then arrange the emergency lights near the back part of the car for repairing of the car.
You may think you'll never be in an emergency situation, but you can never be too prepared! This video provides excellent tips on what to bring and do in an emergency situation.
Check out this Thai language tutorial that teaches you how to say emergency related words in Thai. This lesson includes useful phrases and words for traveling in Thailand. Make sure you know these and enjoy the Thai culture, beaches and company of Thai people. Practice your Thai language skills and learn how to pronounce emergency related vocabulary words in Thai with this instructional language video!
Preparing for a severe storm can be the key to your survival. Get ready for hurricanes and other disasters with a home emergency kit. Watch this how to video to learn what you should put in an emergency kit in case of a severe storm.
In this medical-minded video tutorial from the folks at ICYou, we learn about the potential risks associated with providing emergency care to an unconscious person. For all of the details, and to learning more about providing aid to a person who is unconscious, take a look.
Forgot your glasses? Can't read the print? You can use a technology that has been studied for over a millennium! By making pinholes in a piece of tape, make an emergency magnifier. Watch this video survival training and learn how to make a simple magnifying glass.
This is how to open up the CD Drive by using the Emergency Eject Method. You will need a paper clip, and to follow my directions. This is for the Samsung DVD Drive. It isn't working for the Xbox Phillip's Drive. This has so far been only working with a Samsung DVD Drive!
This video shows you how to make an emergency beer glass its so simple i cant believe no-ones done it before!!!! made in three easy steps out of a piece of A4 paper and its so useful!!!!
What do you know about braking in an emergency situation? If you're not even sure what kind of brakes you have on your car or truck, then you need to do some research. Learn how to drive safe and deal with emergency stops (Ford DSFL). A professional driver explains the differences between braking with Antilock Braking Systems (ABS) and standard braking systems.
In this medical-minded video tutorial from the folks at ICYou, we learn about the newest recommendation for administering CPR (or cardiopulmonary resuscitation). For all of the details, and to get started learning more about how to give CPR yourself, take a look.
Even when your lighter (whether piezo or flintwheel) is empty, you can get another light or fire! The Isobutane propellant and flammable base gives you a temporary ignitable fuel source.
This video demonstrates how to insert a J tube on an unconscious person using either the jaw thrust or head tilt/chin lift method.
This video instructs nurses how to do minor sutures on deep and large lacerations which can not be drawn together by butterfly strips.
Description of contents and usage of Preparedness-In-a-Box Kit. Be prepared when disaster strikes with the right materials to survive.
Need to carry your baby, but don't have your sling or baby kangaroo handy? Then watch this how to video to learn how to use a just about anything as a baby carrier in an emergency. You can use a towel, t-shirt, or a pair of stretch sweat pants. This particular demonstrations shows how to use your shirt to carry your tiny baby during an emergency.
Need to carry your baby, but don't have your sling or baby kangaroo handy? Then watch this how to video to learn how to use a just about anything as a baby carrier in an emergency. You can use a towel, t-shirt, or a pair of stretch sweat pants. This particular demonstrations shows how to use a towel to carry your baby on your back in any emergency.
Tells you what food, water and shelter is best to keep you safe if the big one hits. Part 1 of 2 - How to Prepare for an emergency.
If you've ever parked your car outside in direct sunlight and it's about 90 degrees out, you know what ends up happening 2 hours later when you get back into the car.
The miracle of life is a beautiful thing, in theory. Delivering a baby in person is a messy and intense experience. If you ever find yourself needing to help with an emergency delivery keep your wits and these tips in mind.
Benny teaches you how to call for help in emergencies in Mandarin Chinese.
In this emergency preparedness video series, learn what to do when you need to call 911, or even if you call by accident. Our expert, an experienced 911 dispatch operator, Jill Maglione, will tell you what the most important information you need to give is, why you need to give your address, why you may be asked to stay on the line, how to get to the point about what type of emergency you have, how to teach kids to use 911, how to report a car accident, and more tips you need for emergency pr...
If an emergency arises, will you be prepared? Emergencies can happen anywhere and any time. That's why it pays to be prepared, even in the comfort of your own home or apartment. Find out everything you need to make a home emergency kit.
Need to carry your baby, but don't have your sling or baby kangaroo handy? Then watch this how to video to learn how to use a just about anything as a baby carrier in an emergency. You can use a towel, t-shirt, or a pair of stretch sweat pants. This particular demonstrations shows how to use a pair of sweatpants to carry your baby on your back in an emergency.
Emergency alerts are important for keeping us updated on extreme weather, natural disasters, and other important events. They're also super scary when you're not expecting them. These alerts are so loud and intrusive that it's tempting to disable emergency alerts altogether on your iPhone. Luckily, you don't need to do that to preserve your sanity.
Are you feeling flu-like symptoms that involve fever, headache, muscle pains, vomiting, and a skin rash? Take a glass cup and press the glass surface against your skin. If the rash doesn't fade under pressure like a normal skin rash, then you are suffering from meningitis and you need to seek medical attention right away.
The Obama administration has given the Department of Homeland Security powers to prioritize government communications over privately owned telephone and Internet systems in emergencies. DHS emergency power extended, including control of private telecom systems - Washington Times.
If you're an avid camper or hiker, you've probably been in a situation where you've needed a backpack and not had one. Maybe you brought one and it got broken or lost, or maybe your day trip turned into an overnighter. Whatever the reason, if you're in a pinch and have an extra pair of pants, you can turn them into a super lightweight emergency backpack. This trick was thought up by Instructables user Ludvicka and only requires some thick string or cord (besides the pants, of course).
A common misconception is that all car batteries die. This, in fact, isn't true—the majority of "dead" car batteries just don't contain enough juice to power a car, but they can still provide enough watts to keep emergency fans and lighting running, which is great when a power outage occurs. So, instead of lugging the battery to the nearest drop-off center or just letting it collect dust in the garage, you can put that car battery to good use.
For those of you who have never viewed an actual child birth, be forewarned. It is a miracle. It is not pretty.
How do you call 9-1-1 when you need to remain silent or can't speak? It's a great question that will finally be answered on May 15th.
Have you ever put together a basic survival kit for your home in case of an earthquake or natural disaster? If not, you should, because you'll want to be prepared should the worst happen.
This medical how-to video demonstrates an open emergency cricothyrotomy. A cricothyrotomy is an emergency incision made through the skin and the cricothyroid membrane. This emergency procedure is performed to ensure that a patient is receiving air. Watch and learn how this procedure is performed in an emergency room. This video is intended for medical students only.
This video is about how to splint a broken bone in an emergency situation. You will need two sticks. For a broken arm you will place the sticks on the front and back of the arm. Now tear a shirt, piece of clothing or other cloth into strips. Tightly wrap the strips of cloth around the arm and the sticks on either side of the fracture - near the elbow and near the wrist. If you have a severe break where part of the bone is sticking out through the skin, take two strips of cloth and wrap one at...