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Get in touch with your local fire department and see if they have a juvenile firesetter program or if they can refer you to one. I was a firesetter interviewer as a fire fighter, and found that most of these children lack a stable family environment. they seek attention and act out without really un…
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If the fire was still burning, the FD has the right to be inside, search for people and animals needing rescue, search for the fire and its cause, and may incidentally observe anything in plain sight. The fact that something was found inside your house is not proof that it was yours or that you put …
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Answer The owners of the house and the parents of all the minors involved can be held liable for any damages and attributing costs that pertain to the passing vehicle.
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More Great Stuff During the day, especially when the vessel is 'at sea', the pool is THE place to hang out. During the summer months and holidays, expect many families to be poolside with their kids running amuck. If this isn't your thang, you may wish to utilize the pool while the ship is in por…
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Body temperature regulation, we need to get rid of the haet generated by our internal reactions. when body temperature rises, dermal blood vessels dilate and the sweat glands are stimulated into vigorous secretory activity. Evaporation of sweat from the skin surface dissipates body heat and efficien…
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Go to the basement or the center part of your house on the lowest floor. Stay away from windows. Abandon mobile homes or vehicles for a sturdy building. If you are driving and cannot get to shelter move away from the approaching tornado at right angles, if possible. If there is not enough time to mo…
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A flashlight send off light A current in a wire creates a magnetic field around the wire. The reverse is also true, and that is what is used here. A magnet moves in a coil of wire. The fluctuating magnetic field induces a current in the wire. Store that in a battery, or use it to power a lightbulb.
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When the Body Gets Too Cold Once temperature goes below your bt(body temperaturea), your body looks for ways to warm you up- shivering, goosebumps. If your body is exposed to cold temperatures too long and loses too much body heat, you freeze to death. you might get a little frost bite :) . limbs te…
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with a pressure sensor
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Cold Weather, or being in below Zero temperature.
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To put out a grease pan fire carefully shake baking soda on it. Not baking powder, baking soda. Bicarbonate of soda, the same stuff used to keep refrigerators smelling fresh. Another suggestion... If you have a lid that fits onto the frying pan, or whatever the pot or pan is that contains the greas…
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A dynamo flashlight works by producing its own electricity. The flashlight has a crank that is turned by the operator. The crank runs a small generator inside that produces enough electric to run the flashlight.
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your blood goes to the organs that need it most like the heart, liver and etc. blood will stop going to your arms and legs because you can live with out them so they get cut off
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He could possibly suffer serious permanent injuries to the neck or spine, or serious complications to an unsplinted leg injury, including internal bleeding or tearing.Never relocate a person with possible head, neck, spinal, or bone injuries without proper preparation, except in the most imminently …
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Chemtrec has an emergency number for chemical spills (including pesticides) on their website. Local emergency personnel and police may be able to assist in situations such as these.
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Just dial number 911 on your telephone to reach an emergency operator. The emergency operator will connect you to the police, the fire department, or whatever you need. However, 911 doesn't work everywhere, the numbers can vary depending on where you live. The best way to get in touch with someone i…
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Perhaps they fear for their well being socially, physically, and sometimes psychologically and so will not help in some emergency situations. perhaps they don't know what to do. Perhaps they are afraid they would make matters worse. Perhaps they simply don't want to get involved. And often there ar…
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A tornado is a violent, rotating column of air which is in contact with both the surface of the earth and a cumulonimbus cloud, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud.
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So you can see stuff in the dark. also could use a warning light SOS, strobe to blind a man in seconds.
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1813 during the war of 1812. This war was not fought only in 1812.
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It offers a most convenient and easy way to keep in touch with people in long distances.
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Three sets of antidote injections and 1 CANA; a total of 4.
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Typhoons bring a variety of health hazards. Always boil water during a typhoon, seal food in water-tight containers, and wash your hands often. Stay indoors as much as possible to avoid flying debris from strong winds. Do not wade in water, to avoid water-borne illnesses. Avoid areas that are prone …
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A wedge tornado is a tornado that is very large, usually one that is wider than the distance between the clouds and the ground.
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One can call 911 emergency by picking up the telephone and dialing the numbers 9 then 1 then 1 again, wait for the dispatcher to answer and tell them what your emergency is and they will respond the proper help.
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No. Twister is just an informal word for a tornado.
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Answer Home Security = Basic home security tips = Home security means security of human beings and house hold items including valuable articles. The burglars and intruders apply many tricks for intrusion in the house. Mostly these intruders make intrusion during night and in off hours of the d…
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Span of control is the number of employees that a manager can control effectively . the trend in recent years has been to move toward wide span of control to reduce costs, speed decision making, increase stability flexibility and empower employees. however, to avoid potential problems of wide span…
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The guidelines for emergency care depend on the severity of the injury. The first step is to assess the person. If it's a serious injury, 911 needs to be called right away.
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First you should pay attention to local watches and warnings. A tornado watch means that conditions are favorable for the formation of tornadoes. A tornado warning means that a tornado has been detected or a thunderstorm may soon produce one. Conditions to watch for in a potentially tornado storm. R…
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get emergency kits have a plan on where to hide out like a bath tub or a basement have batteries flash lights important documents and other things that you do not want to lose i suggest have a flash drive to put documents and pictures on.
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A first aid kit is a pack of sterile dressings, plasters, anti septic wipes and various other simple medical treatments that may be used to clean, treat and sooth minor injuries, abrasions, cuts, burns, insect stings, sprains etc. before seeking proffessional help.
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A tornado warning means that one has been sighted or funnels have been witnessed. A tornado watch means that the conditions are right for a tornado to occur.
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Hells Fire is symbolic of the pains that man feels for his deeds that have not been in accord with God's will.
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here is the answer: Avoid going out for a picnic or excursion immediately after a typhoon. It is usually calm after a typhoon. Wait until the typhoon has totally left the place. Listen to radio announcements to know about the typhoon and the weather. Check the roofs or constructon of your house.I…
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ggg the problem during earthquakes are falling objects. In general the best practice for during earthquakes is toget under tables, chairs, beds, doors, or anything that can withstand high loads. You should pack emergency food like water bottles and granola bars and canned food and silverware and p…
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one of the most safest places to be is a isolated place like a house if there are no houses around you stay in a car but NEVER go near a tree because lightning is attracted to trees In a car, the metal body will protect you sending the lightning around the body of the car.Never touch the body of …
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Full form of AED is United Arab Dirhams. There.
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If a tornado is spotted or detected, or if a rotation is detected that is likely to lead to a tornado, that is when a warning is issued. A watch simply means that conditions are favorable for tornadoes, but does not mean that there is an imminent threat. So a tornado is more likely to strike when …
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The appended link gives details on a response plan for personal safety. Major efforts should be directed towards getting to a place of safety preferably out of doors away from the potental of falling objects. No effort should be made during the earthquake to recover valuables or pets. Following the…
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you dont wait until you actually see a tornado you go to a low level room with a radio flashlights and mattresseslisten to the radio and what says about the warningif the warning has been cancelled then you may get out
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The Swiss Guard have been serving as the Pope's security since 1506. Their uniforms were designed by Leonardo DiVinci.
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There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question as what you need in your first aid kit depends on what sort of setting you will be carrying it in. A meat-processing plant would need very different things than a bank, for example. There are a few things I would recommend all kits to have, thou…
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Personal Decontamination: As a standard rule-of-thumb, removal of clothing removes 98% of an individuals particulate contamination. If no detection equipment is available this is the best method. A shower and an scan with a hand held detector is a good folow-up. Quick Decon scientifically-formulat…
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CALL 999 Tell your parents (if you are a kid) DO NOT PANIC Throw a damp towel over the fire, throw water over the fire GET OUT OF THE FLAMEING HOUSE/FLAT/
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Depending on what the emergency is, no it probably will not save a life.
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BEFORE You should listen to radio announcements You should not go outside your house during the typhoon Turn off electronic gadgets Check if all your family members/neighbors are inside their houses AFTER \Check at your window if the typhoon is leaving the area or NOT
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PVC, like other plastics, is primarily a chain of hydrocarbons derived from oil.
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There are several things you can do in a earthquake: You could run out onto the street but you risk getting hit by something. You could hide under a strong table so that if you house falls down it won't affect you but you could risk death because someone might not find you.
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Pick up the phone and dial 01388 772388 not corect take out for chines food
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The same food as everyone else who happened to live in one of the hundreds of different Colonies around the world. When part of a country was 'colonised', by some nation such as Britain, or Holland, or Spain etc they would have continued to eat the same food as they had always eaten before they were…
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It all depends on the situation. If you are in an emergency in the USA you should call 911. In the UK it is 999. After you have been in an accident and already called 911 call 411 PAIN. if you cannot find the phone number for the person you wish to call dial 0 and the next available operator will…
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1.3 Describe three responsibilities individuals have to others in society. Everyone is responsible to help other member of society as much as they can.1. Helping an old person across the street, feeding the homeless, or helping low income families that all affect society. 2. Work hard, help oth…
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Alert the proper fire authorities, the persons resident or working in the area, and the local management if in an apartment or office building. Use any building fire alarms that are present. Unless you are qualified, and unless it is very small, do not try to extinguish the fire yourself. You may t…
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Each AED is different. All new AED's self check themselves. Unless it beeps or flashes, it should be OK. Pads last from 2-3 years and batteries last 2-5 years. Check them at least once a month.
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I have searched and I hope you will find essay on related link.
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blast, pressure wave, strong winds, ground shock thermal flash, electromagnetic radiation infrared prompt radiation, electromagnetic radiation from visible light to gamma rays, neutrons delayed radiation, fallout mostly from fission products but also some due to neutron activation as well as any le…
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Weather is a major contributor to bushfires. The hotter and drier, the more likely it is for a bushfire to start and spread uncontrollably. High winds will reduce humidity, and cause an ongoing bushfire to spread more rapidly. Often these high winds are brought from off the desert areas in Australia…
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The Three Stages are: - the Developing Stage/Cumulus Stage (which begins with up-drafts) - the Mature Stage (that has up-drafts, down-drafts, and a heavy amount of precipitation)- the Final Stage/Dissipating Stage (that has reduced precipitation)Hope that helped you out a bit. :)
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The federal emergency relief administration was to provide money for relief to the states and cities. The money that was given out was used to create jobs and help those who had no jobs.
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Soon I was at the place. Already a large crowd of people had gathered near a big building which was on fire. Flames were rising high. People were running about confused. The cries of children got mixed with the shrieks of women. It was really a heart-rending scene.Soon the news spread. Some boy scou…
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No. A tornado watch means the general weather conditions are favorable for tornadoes. If a tornado has been sighted then a tornado warning is issued.
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A cotton swab is used for splint padding and to remove eye make-up!! Cotton is not used in first aid any more as cotton will break appart and tiny fibers will adhere to the injury - these can later cause septicemia if not removed.
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Organizations are encouraged to establish procedures to ensure completion of the examination is an individual effort. Personnel within an organization who feel that test answers are being improperly provided should follow their organization's measures for reporting unethical conduct. If a student i…
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There isn't enough time to evacuate a populated area. The average lead time for a tornado warning is 14 minutes, and and evacuation takes hours and even days. People attempting to flee would be caught in a traffic jam, and a car is one of the worst places to be in a tornado. Such as case happened in…
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The exact difference depends on the weather threat in question, whether it is a hurricane, a tornado, or a flood. However, generally speaking, a watch is issued if a given hazard is possible in a given area. A warning is issued if that threat is imminent. A Watch is when someone tells you that the…
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Fire Department, ambulance, police station... isnt that ovious
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A of May 28, 2012 the last tornado in Michigan was on March 12.
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At the center of the tornado there may be very violent winds, but in some cases it is fairly calm depending on how the tornado has developed.
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Tornadoes can happen in any season, but they are most common in the spring.
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Minnesota gets tornadoes every year. The last major event was on June 17, 2010 when nearly 50 tornadoes struck the state, 3 of which were rated EF4.
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Tsunamis are giant waves. They drown people. They also kill flora and fauna, including people, on contact. Contact from the wave itself or the debris it carries along.
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Clues to look for include rotation in the clouds during a thunderstorm, a persistent lowering of the cloud base, and a hole in the clouds near the rotation.
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Deforestation is the major cause, but cataclysmic events such as tornadoes and tsunamis can wreck habitat also.
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A tornado watch is when general conditions may lead to a tornado forming. A tornado warning is when a tornado has been spotted in the area or indicated by radar. More Information: In the United States, both the tornado watch and the warning are issued by the Storm Prediction Center in Norman Oklah…
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It varies widely. In some cases a tornado can be heard over a mile away, in other cases you can't hear it until it's just about on top of you.
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The secretary of homeland security is the principal Federal official for domestic incident management.
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what is the role of disaster magistrate
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Run away. Or try to put it out. if it gets on you drop to the floor and roll it out.
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1) Not not waste time opening windows, if the tornado is weak, opening windows will only cause more damage to the interior; if it is strong the state of the windows will make no difference as many of them will break anyway. 2) Get all of your family and pets together. 3) Gather everyone to a basem…
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Neither. A twister and a tornado are the same thing.
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Water is precious because it is the main source of human needs. Without water we dehydrate and in the long term it causes death. - you can do many more things with water - you need water to survive - water is not renewable
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A tornado is a violently rotating column of air extending from the base of a thunderstorm to the ground. A tornado warning is a weather advisory meaning that a tornado has been detected or is likely to form soon.
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If the potential for severe weather is mentioned for your area it might be a good idea to check for tornado warnings. To see if there are warnings in your area you can tune into local news stations, keep a weather radio handy, or check out the web page of the National Weather Service.
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Yes. A classic tornado is a relatively narrow funnel shape extending toward the ground. A wedge tornado is enormous, appearing to be wider than it is tall.
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Yes. There are hundreds of tornado videos on YouTube.
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The primary tool in monitoring tornadoes is Doppler weather radar. Communication tools such as radios and cell phones are used by people to call in reports of tornadoes and funnel clouds.
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In 1883, a massive F5 tornado hit Rochester, Minnesota on August 21, 1883. The largest tornado in the Rochester, New York area was an F1 in 1980 that caused no injuries or deaths.
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Tornado Sirens going off
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Tune in to local weather broadcasts on the TV or radio and keep a battery powered weather radio handy. Be prepared to seek shelter if a tornado warning is issued.
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The Weather Channel has a system of assessing tornado probability. Tornado condition 1 means there is approximately a 10% or 1 in 10 chance of a tornado occurring within 50 miles.
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A thunderstorm has a couple things that are associated with it: Low Pressure System for cloud formationLightningThunderMay be some High WindsHail
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Bushfires can destroy many things but they can still do good things as well, like regrow the trees they have burnt, naturally (opens seeds with heat), and it is a way of nature traveling.
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