In Time of Emergency eBook

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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 73 pages of information about In Time of Emergency.

NUCLEAR ATTACK:  3-67
  Areas of damage 10-11
  Assistance available in time of attack 5
  Checklist of emergency actions 6-7
  Deaths and injuries 5, 10-11
  Hazards of an attack 9-16
  Importance of following local instructions 1, 2, 6, 7
  Survivors 10-11
  Taking cover if there should be a nuclear flash 21-22
  Warning 6, 17-22

NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, Effects of 9-13

Outside fallout shelters see HOME FALLOUT SHELTERS

PLANS FOR HOME FALLOUT SHELTERS:  26-32
  Improvised home shelters, description of 33-38

Preparations for natural disasters see NATURAL DISASTERS

Preparations for nuclear attack see NUCLEAR ATTACK

Protective materials against fallout see SHIELDING MATERIALS

PUBLIC FALLOUT SHELTERS: 
  How to identify 7, 24
  Supplies to take to public shelter 40
  Water, food and sanitation in public shelter 45-46
  When to leave shelter 13, 24, 32

Radiation see FALLOUT, Radioactive

RADIATION SICKNESS:  11-13, 32
  How to recognize and treat it 66-67

Radio see BROADCASTING, Radio and television

Radioactive fallout see FALLOUT, Radioactive

SANITATION 41-42, 45-49

Shelters see FALLOUT SHELTERS

SHIELDING MATERIALS 14, 25, 34
  Comparison of various materials 25

SHOCK, How to recognize and treat 62-63

Sick and injured, care of the see FIRST AID

Sign, public fallout shelter see PUBLIC FALLOUT SHELTERS

SIGNALS, Warning:  18-20 see also ATTACK WARNING and
  NATURAL DISASTER WARNING

Sirens, warning see SIGNALS, Warning

Snow storms see STORMS, Winter

STORM CELLARS: 
  For protection from tornadoes 80
  Use as fallout shelters 36

STORMS, Winter 81-84 see also 71-74 (General Guidance)

STORM TIDES OR SURGES 75-78

SUPPLIES FOR FALLOUT SHELTERS:  39-44
  Home shelters 39, 41-44, care and use of supplies 45-49
  Public shelters 40, 46

SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR NATURAL DISASTERS 72, 82-83

TAKING COVER: 
  For protection from tornadoes 79-80
  In time of nuclear attack 21-22

TELEPHONE, Restricted use in a time of emergency 6, 20, 72, 74, 79

Television see BROADCASTING, Radio and television

TOILETS, Emergency 42, 45-46, 48-49

TORNADOES 79-80 see also 71-74 (General Guidance)

TOURNIQUETS, Special advice on 61-62

Training courses see EMERGENCY SKILLS

WARNING:  17-22 see also ATTACK WARNING and NATURAL DISASTER WARNING

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