Every Second Counts: Growing Concerns for Emergency Responders

“We are back tonight here with an issue we all need to be more aware of. Most folks don’t spend a lot of time thinking about first responders until they need one. When you do, when you need help, when someone is trying to get to you, seconds feel more like minutes going by. And in our modern era, many …

Communication: What Happened?

When families had one phone, there was one central place for communication. Today, everybody has their own phone, which perversely makes it much harder to keep family communication centralized.  If there’s an emergency, who do you call to get essential information? Let’s step into the time machine to not so long ago to the 80’s.  We were still using land …

First Things to do: Planning for an Emergency

From Emergency Info Online Due to their unexpected nature, emergency situations are often chaotic. People react to different situations in different ways, and it is very common for an individual to lose his or her composure during a crisis and forget the appropriate actions to take. Although it is necessary to have a detailed emergency plan, one should also have …