If the Oroville Dam crisis has family running from the area in a mass emergency exit.

Here of some of the news stories out there.

Hopefully folks have had enough notice at this point to get out of Dodge.

Are thoughts and good wishes are with the folks near the Oroville Dam.

see the following

Los Angeles Times: oroville-dam-fema-assists-state-officials-with

San Jose Mercury News:  Oroville Dam Lake continues to drop

MSN News: oroville-dam-california-officials-ignored-warnings-over-risk-of-collapse

Map: Oroville Dam

More info on the Oroville Dam can be found Oroville Lake Dam California Water Department

Oroville Dam – Wikipedia

May
11

In Case of Emergency New York announce PLAN Alert

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In Case of Emergency Plan Alert Can Save Your Life.  PLAN the National Emergency Alert System will be released here in New York by the end of 2011.  The acronym PLAN stands for Personalized Local Alert Network.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has unveiled the first in our Nation Public Safety Notification System.  This system will be used in case of emergency, and will allow for phones enabled to receive PLAN Alerts to receive notification of a disaster and or terrorist attacks.   In Case of Emergency when seconds are precious the PLAN Alerts system Can Save Your Life.

The PLAN Alert system is supposed to be able to work even when lines are overloaded as was experienced during the 9-11 attacks.  The PLAN Alert System will go into effect in New York 6 months prior to any other place in our Nation.

PLAN Alert News Release Word Doc

PLAN Alert News Release PDF

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In Case of Emergency, when a child goes missing, the Amber Alert system can be a life saver.  The AMBER Alert System began in Dallas-Fort Worth when broadcasters teamed with local police to develop an early warning system to help find abducted children.
AMBER stands for America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response. The acronym was created as a legacy to 9-year-old Amber Hagerman, who was kidnapped while riding her bicycle in Arlington, Texas, and then brutally murdered.
Other states and communities began setting up their own AMBER Alert plans as the idea was adopted across the Nation.

Signed into law the PROTECT Act,  comprehensively strengthened law enforcement’s ability to prevent, investigate, prosecute, and punish violent crimes committed against children.
These codes made it simpler to arrange the National Amber network, and establish guidance on criteria for issuing an Amber Alert.
The time to prepare for this type of emergency that we hope will never occur was yesterday.  In Case of Emergency when any missing person goes missing seconds and minutes count.  You should keep a current photo of all your children and immediate family members on your cell phone.  In case of emergency it is so much easier if you are prepared.  Have a photo on your phone of your loved ones insures you will be able to act immediately.

 

More on the amber alert system can be found at http://www.amberalert.gov/

New York In Case of Emergency are you prepared.  If we had a flood emergency what is your plan?  It could also be mass fire, an earthquake etc., the point is are you ready in case of emergency.  You should have an emergency go bag ready.  Don’t forget when an emergency occurs you may not have time to pack a bag.  In case of emergency are you ready to go.  Do you have a list of your medications, who to contact in an emergency, what your insurance policy contact and policy numbers are.  In case of emergency do you have a 3 day supply of water and food?  Do you have cash in small bills?

The real question here is what are you waiting for if you have not planned for an emergency.   In case of emergency you should have WalletICE TM in your wallet.  WalletICE TM has space provided for emergency contact.  The name and dosages for your medications, a list of allergies, hospitalizations and living wishes.  You shouldn’t be without WalletICE TM In Case of Emergency It Can Save Your Life and you can get a copy free to the public.  Just sign up here.  Subscribe at the top or the right or left column.

So many new plans and systems are being set up in case of emergency.  Emergency preparedness is finally sinking in.  We have a much better chance of surviving an emergency if we are prepared.  It’s just like in day to day living if you don’t plan you probably will fail.  Just look what is being done in case of emergency in Baker County Oregon.  Officials are about to unveil an emergency notification system with the capability of alerting people across the country regarding floods, fire and other threats with use of cell phones and other electronic devices.  This was made possible with a grant from Homeland Security.

Don’t forget to have WalletICE TM in your wallet, in case of emergency it can save your life.  You can subscribe right on this page.

For more details on the story regarding emergency notification in Baker County Oregon click here

WalletICE TM In Case of Emergency Can Save Your Life.  It is distributed to the pubic for free by Golden Maturity Inc.

In Case of Emergency you need medical information to be immediately accessible.   Phones are a great place to have ICE In Case of Emergency, however if they are password protected or dead what help are they.  You can get a hard copy of WalletICE TM distributed at retail locations, and you can also sign up for a digital copy and our monthly newsletter.

In case of emergency there is nothing like being prepared.  WalletICE TM contains who to contact, medications you are taking, things you are allergic to and so much more.

In Case of Emergency WalletICE TM Can Save Your Life.

WalletICE TM is currently being distributed in New York, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, NYC, Manhattan, Nassau County and Suffolk County.

In Case of Emergency there is no better way to be prepared than to have gone through a check list so hopefully you will not find yourself in one of these in case of emergency situations.

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Safety Inspection
Checklist—Check It Out!

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For Emergencies

• The emergency phone list has been filled out and is posted.

• The first aid kit is properly stocked and stored away.

• I know where the working flashlights, battery-operated radio and extra
batteries are located.

ICE In Case of Emergency – To Prevent Wounds

• Knives, hand tools, power tools, razor blades, scissors, guns, ammunition and other objects that can cause injury are stored in locked cabinets or locked storage areas.

ICE In Case of Emergency – To Prevent Falls

• Safety gates are installed at all open stairways when babysitting small children and infants.

• Windows and balcony doors have childproof latches or window guards.

• Balconies have protective barriers to prevent children from slipping through
the bars.

• The home is free of clutter on the floors, especially on or near stairways.

ICE In Case of Emergency – To Prevent Poisoning

• Potential poisons, like detergents, polishes, pesticides, car-care fluids, lighter fluids and lamp oils, are stored in locked cabinets and are out of reach of children.

• Houseplants are kept out of reach.

• Medicine is kept in a locked storage place that children can’t reach. • Child-resistant packaging is closed or re-closed securely.

ICE In Case of Emergency – To Prevent Burns

• Safety covers are placed on all unused electrical outlets. • Loose cords are secured and out of the way. Multi-cord or octopus plugs are not used.

• At least one approved smoke alarm is installed and operating on each to read more click here Don’t forget to sign up for your free copy of WalletICE TM,  the valuable medical information you collect with your WalletICE TM, Can Save the Life of Your Child.

In Case of Emergency is being taken to a new level in Flushing Michigan.
FLUSHING, Michigan — A baby-sitting clinic for girls and boys ages 11 to 14 will take place April 16 and 30 at the Flushing Early Childhood Center.

The class take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. both days in the ECC Library.

The course includes a text book from American Red Cross, basic first aid, rescue breathing techniques, diapering, games to play and information to know before the parents leave.

Be prepared In Case of Emergency. Parents make sure your baby sitter takes a class like this one. To read more just go here Don’t forget to sign up for WalletICE TM.

In Case of Emergency Disaster is you state prepared.  Are you prepared for an In Case of Emergency Disaster?

  • Texas 84
  • California 77
  • Oklahoma 66
  • Florida 63
  • New York 62
  • Louisiana 56
  • Alabama 54
  • Kentucky 53
  • Arkansas 51
  • Missouri 50
  • Illinois 49

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In Case of Emergency Disasters have been declared 597 times in the United States between the years 2001 – 2011, according to FEMA, Federal Emergency Management Agency.

These numbers are astounding. Here are the numbers for emergency disasters declared as per FEMA, for the top ten states with the most emergency disasters.

  • Texas 84
  • California 77
  • Oklahoma 66
  • Florida 63
  • New York 62
  • Louisiana 56
  • Alabama 54
  • Kentucky 53
  • Arkansas 51
  • Missouri 50

In Case of Emergency you should have the following supplies in your In Case of Emergency bag.

You can not survive long without water.  I’m not quite sure how you will carry large quantities.

You need to have a gallon of water per person, per day, In Case of Emergency.

You need food for a 30 day supply. The easiest type of food is dried condensed food meant to be stored for extended periods of time.

You should have a radio-flashlight with a hand crank, In Case of Emergency. You never know if your batteries will run out. With the hand cranked radio you know you will have the energy necessary to run the radio flashlight In Case of Emergency. You should also have a two-way or short wave radio in case the cell phone towers are overloaded or down.

You should have a first aid kit In Case of Emergency. You must be ready. One of the biggest problems in a disaster emergency is the outbreak of infections. If you are prepared In Case of Emergency with bandages and antiseptics like peroxide, rubbing alcohol and bacitracin you will have a much better chance of warding off infection.  I know some of you won’t forget to pack the other kind of alcohol. Just don’t get caught with it.  Medications need to be in prescription bottles if they are prescribed.  They should not be loose in your bag.

Make sure In Case of Emergency you have a list of your prescriptions. You can use WalletICE TM for this. In Case of Emergency WalletICE TM Can Save Your Life. WalletICE TM, has spaces for you to fill in with who to contact In Case of Emergency. WalletICE TM also has many spaces for you to fill in the medications you may be taking with the dosages. WalletICE TM has space provided for many other pieces of medical information. You can get a copy free for personal use by filling out a request at Walletice.com at the same time you will also be able to sign up for our newsletter with ICE updates. You should keep a copy of WalletICE TM in your wallet, in your refrigerator in the glove compartment of your car and in your In Case of Emergency bag.

You should also have ICE In Case of Emergency listed in your cell phone.

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