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.

WATER: 
  Available and usable after an attack 14-16
  Care and use of water supplies in shelter 46-48
  Possible danger of contaminated water to children 6, 9, 16
  Precautions on use of water after a natural disaster 73
  To store for home shelter use 41
  To store for use in a natural disaster 72, 82
  To take to public fallout shelter 40
  Water service, turnoff by householders 75
  see also SUPPLIES FOR FALLOUT SHELTERS

Winter storms see STORMS, Winter

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U.S.  GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:  1968—­O-297-579

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FOOTNOTES: 

Footnote 1:  In a time of nuclear attack or major natural disaster, don’t use the telephone to get information or advice.  Depend on radio or television.

Footnote 2:  These smaller particles would drift to earth more slowly, losing much of their radioactivity before they reached the ground, and would be spread by the upper winds over vast areas of the world.

Footnote 3:  This table, and other suggestions concerning emergency supplies of food and water, is contained in “Family Food Stockpile for Survival,” Home and Garden Bulletin No. 77, U.S.  Department of Agriculture.  For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D.C. 20402, price 10 cents.

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