Earthquake Survival - A Guide To Preparedness And Action Table of Contents Preface Chapter 1 - Introduction Chapter 2 - Surviving an Earthquake 2.1 Inside a premisies 2.2 Outside the buildings 2.3 Automobiles 2.4 Impaired mobility 2.5 High-Rise Buildings 2.6 Crowded Indoor Public Places 2.7 Stadium or Theater 2.8 Near the Shore 2.9 Below a Dam Chapter 3 - Prevention 3.1 Practice Drills 3.2 Evacuation Plans 3.3 Write Down Important Information Chapter 4 - Emergency supplies 4.1 First Aid Kit 4.2 Drugs/Medications 4.3 Dressings 4.4 Other First Aid Supplies 4.5 Survival Kit for Your Home 4.6 Items for safety and comfort 4.7 Survival Kit for Your Automobile 4.8 Survival Kit for Your Workplace Chapter 5 - Inspecting for Possible Home Hazards 5.1 Rooms in the Home 5.2 Securing Appliances 5.3 Hanging and Overhead Items 5.4 Shelves, Cabinets, and Furniture 5.5 Hazardous Materials 5.6 Foundation 5.7 Roof and Chimney 5.8 Learning to Shut Off Utilities Electricity Water Chapter 6 - First aid scenarios 6.1 Bleeding wounds 6.2 Internal bleeding 6.3 Burning 6.4 Burn symptoms 6.5 Principles of first aid against burns 6.6 Broken bones 6.7 Treatment of broken bone wounds Chapter 7 - Conclusion Author Bio Preface It's natural to feel helpless against nature. I agree it is not a fair fight, but we can least give it a try. Combating earthquakes does not mean that you will have the power to overturn it, but it does mean that you have the wit to minimize your losses, at least those that are somewhat in your hands. This book tries to give you a thorough insight into the scenario of the earthquake. We begin by making you realize that your reactions will always vary with your positions and the steps that you have to take will be different in each situation. Evacuation strategies are followed by the analysis of scenarios, and then we introduce you to perhaps the most crucial thing in the moment of panic, organization. Yes, in moments like these you need your mind to calm down and we have done that for you. The lists are all given; all you need to do is to work on them and prearrange all your tools and aids. We end by giving you all the common injuries and their first aid helping mechanisms. I hope that with following these steps you can ensure the safety of your family and be unharmed by this monstrous calamity.
In the midst of the cold, snowy woods, the Graham Quartet stumble across a mystery. It could mean danger, but that doesn't stop Elsa, Matt, Tim and Selena as they try their best to help a stranger who needs them. But what can Siam, Hong Kong and Vanderbilt have to do with the local furniture factory? And why are so many strangers suddenly appearing and then disappearing in town? With the arrival of an elusive figure, things start moving, while a simple delivery trip may bring more than the Quartet bargained for. Will the four siblings be able to help their friend and their country?
My mother, Lovella Bagley had ten children. She taught her family about Jesus and the biblical principles of His word. Her dream was to write a book about her husband and all her children. She was married to Lee Earnest Bagley, Sr. for sixty-five years; he went home to be with the Lord on December 12, 2009. My father had a good sense of humor and an extraordinary personality. He provided for his family by working at an apartment complex as a Supervisor of Plumbing- in Lubbock, Texas. In my upcoming book, Why am I Here? I will talk about specifics in our family s life. Our mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer s at the age of seventy-five and I watched her sad face as the doctor gave her the news. I watched her go from a vibrant woman to being in a wheelchair. She was determined to finish writing her poetry in her journal because she was quickly losing her memory. Her impeding illness did not discourage her even though she continued to struggle to remember names, events and wording. Every night she wrote poems and short stories in her journal that she kept in a silver briefcase. Some years passed and my siblings and I became her caregivers. Throughout the years, I thought about that silver briefcase as our family had relocated to Dallas, Texas. My brother Rodney decided to take a trip to Lubbock, Texas to visit relatives. During his visit, Rodney went to his storage to get furniture and other items to take back to Dallas. As he walked through the storage he looked next to a wall and there laid the silver briefcase that held my mother s poems. I was so excited; I knew there has to be a reason for us finding the silver briefcase. In my book, Poems from the Heart of a Woman it presents poetry written by my mother as well as myself."
The sovereigns of England, unlike those of France, have seldom taken to themselves the task of acting as patrons of the fine arts. Therefore when we write of the "Queen Anne period" we do not refer to the influence of the undistinguished lady who for twelve years occupied the throne of England. The term is merely convenient for the purpose of classification, embracing, as it does, the period from William and Mary to George I. during which the furniture had a strong family likeness and shows a development very much on the same line. The change, at the last quarter of the seventeenth century, from the Jacobean models to the Dutch, was probably the most important change that has come over English furniture. It was a change which strongly influenced Chippendale and his school, and remains with us to this day.
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