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.

Fireball, nuclear see NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, Effects of

FIRST AID:  55-67
  General rules 57
  Bleeding, how to stop it 61-62
  Breathing, how to restore it 58-60
  Broken bones 63-65
  Burns 65-66
  Radiation sickness 66-67
  Shock, how to prevent and treat it 62-63
  Supplies 42
  Training courses 2, 55-56

Flash from nuclear explosions see NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, Effects of

FLOODS:  75-78 see also 71-74 (General Guidance)
  Special advice on flash floods 78
  Using sandbags to protect home not recommended 76

FOOD: 
  Available and usable after an attack 14-16
  Care and use of food supplies in shelter 42, 46, 48
  Food supplies in time of natural disaster 72, 82
  Food to take to shelter 40, 42
  Use of food after a natural disaster 73
  see also SUPPLIES FOR FALLOUT SHELTERS

Gamma radiation see FALLOUT, Radioactive

GAS SERVICE, Turnoff by householders 75

GAS PIPES, Leaking 73

Heat from nuclear explosions see NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS,
  Effects of

HEATING, in time of winter storms 82

HOME FALLOUT SHELTERS: 
  How to prepare a home shelter:  26-32
    Outside type 32
    Permanent type 26-29
    Preplanned type 30-32
    Importance of 24-25
    Improvised home shelters 33-38
    Managing water, food, and sanitation in 45-49
    Supplies and equipment for 41-44
    When to leave shelter 13, 24, 32

HURRICANES:  75-78 see also 71-74 (General Guidance)
  “Eye” of a hurricane 78

Ice storm see STORMS, Winter

Improvised fallout shelters see FALLOUT SHELTERS

Infants see CHILDREN, Special precautions for

Injuries, treatment of see FIRST AID

MEDICAL CARE IN EMERGENCIES 55-67 see also FIRST AID

MEDICAL SELF-HELP COURSE 2, 55, 56

MEDICINES AND MEDICAL SUPPLIES: 
  Importance of having available 55, 56
  What to keep on hand for natural disasters 72
  What to store for home shelter use 42
  What to take to a public fallout shelter 40

MILK CONTAMINATION FROM FALLOUT 9, 16

Missiles, nuclear see NUCLEAR ATTACK and NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS,
  Effects of

MOUTH-TO-MOUTH RESUSCITATION 58-60

NATURAL DISASTERS:  69-86
  General guidance 71-74
  Earthquakes 85, 86
  Emergency feeding and shelter stations 75
  Floods and hurricanes 75-78
  Supplies for 72, 82, 83
  Tornadoes 79, 80
  Value of preparations 70, 71
  Warning 71-72, 75, 79, 81
  Winter Storms 81-84

NATURAL DISASTER WARNING 17, 18, 19, 71-72

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