In Time of Emergency eBook

Office of Civil Defense
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 73 pages of information about In Time of Emergency.
Table of Contents
Section Page

Start of eBook1
INTRODUCTION1
PART ONE2
CHAPTER 12
CHAPTER 24
SUMMARY4
UNDERSTAND THE HAZARDS OF NUCLEAR ATTACK4
WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IN AN ENEMY ATTACK4
WHAT IS FALLOUT?5
FALLOUT WOULD BE WIDESPREAD5
FALLOUT CAUSES RADIATION SICKNESS6
PROTECTION IS POSSIBLE6
MANY KINDS OF FALLOUT SHELTERS6
FOOD AND WATER WOULD BE AVAILABLE AND USABLE7
CHAPTER 38
SUMMARY8
DURING AN EMERGENCY8
KNOW ABOUT WARNING8
THE STANDARD WARNING SIGNALS8
WHAT TO DO WHEN SIGNALS SOUND9
DON’T USE THE TELEPHONE9
LEARN YOUR COMMUNITY’S SIGNALS NOW9
IF THERE IS A NUCLEAR FLASH10
CHAPTER 410
SUMMARY10
DURING AN EMERGENCY10
FALLOUT SHELTERS, PUBLIC AND PRIVATE11
IDENTIFYING PUBLIC SHELTERS11
LEARN THE LOCATIONS OF PUBLIC SHELTERS11
A HOME SHELTER MAY SAVE YOUR LIFE11
SHIELDING MATERIAL IS REQUIRED12
HOW TO PREPARE A HOME SHELTER12
CEILING MODIFICATION PLAN A12
ALTERNATE CEILING MODIFICATION PLAN B13
PERMANENT CONCRETE BLOCK OR BRICK SHELTER PLAN C13
PREPLANNED SNACK BAR SHELTER PLAN D14
PREPLANNED TILT-UP STORAGE UNIT PLAN E14
WHEN TO LEAVE SHELTER14
CHAPTER 515
SUMMARY15
DURING AN EMERGENCY15
IMPROVISING FALLOUT PROTECTION15
SHIELDING MATERIAL NEEDED15
IMPROVISING A BASEMENT SHELTER16
USING A STORM CELLAR FOR FALLOUT PROTECTION16
USING THE CRAWL SPACE UNDER YOUR HOUSE16
IMPROVISING AN OUTSIDE SHELTER17
AN IMPROVISED SHELTER ON THE GROUND FLOOR17
BOATS AS IMPROVISED SHELTERS18
CHAPTER 618
SUMMARY18
DURING AN EMERGENCY18
SUPPLIES FOR FALLOUT SHELTERS18
WHAT TO TAKE TO A PUBLIC FALLOUT SHELTER19
STOCKS FOR A HOME SHELTER19
CHAPTER 721
SUMMARY21
DURING AN EMERGENCY22
WATER, FOOD, AND SANITATION IN A SHELTER22
CARE AND USE OF WATER SUPPLIES22
CARE AND USE OF FOOD SUPPLIES23
EMERGENCY TOILET FACILITIES24
CHAPTER 824
SUMMARY24
DURING AN EMERGENCY24
FIRE HAZARDS25
CHAPTER 926
SUMMARY26
DURING AN EMERGENCY26
EMERGENCY CARE OF THE SICK AND INJURED26
GENERAL RULES FOR ANY MEDICAL EMERGENCY26
IF THE PATIENT HAS STOPPED BREATHING27
TO STOP SERIOUS BLEEDING28
PREVENTING AND TREATING SHOCK29
BROKEN BONES29
BURNS30
RADIATION SICKNESS31
PART TWO32
CHAPTER 132
WARNING33
EMERGENCY SUPPLIES33
FIRE PROTECTION AND FIRE FIGHTING34
AFTER A NATURAL DISASTER34
CHAPTER 235
EVACUATION35
DURING A HURRICANE36
SPECIAL ADVICE ON FLASH FLOODS37
CHAPTER 337
CHAPTER 438
CHAPTER 540
AFTER AN EARTHQUAKE40
INDEX40
ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION 58-6040
CHECKLIST OF EMERGENCY ACTIONS 6-741
ELECTRIC SERVICE 75,8241
ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES 73, 7641
EMERGENCY ACTIONS CHECKLIST 6-741
MEDICAL SELF-HELP COURSE 2, 55, 5642
MILK CONTAMINATION FROM FALLOUT 9, 1642
MOUTH-TO-MOUTH RESUSCITATION 58-6042
NATURAL DISASTER WARNING 17, 18, 19, 71-7242
SANITATION 41-42, 45-4943
STORM TIDES OR SURGES 75-7843
SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR NATURAL DISASTERS 72, 82-8343
U.S.  GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:  1968—­O-297-57944
FOOTNOTES: 44
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