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EMERGENCY WATER The Absolute Necessity Bare minimum per person per day for cooking and drinking is 1 Gallon. Add additional water for bathing & washing. How to Purify Water Before purifying water in any manner, filter out debris by passing it through a clean cloth. Boil Bring water to a full rolling boil for at least 5 minutes. Add another minute per 1000 ft. that you are above sea level. After boiling, you may improve the taste of the water by pouring it  back and forth from one container to another to aerate it. Bleach Use bleach that has sodium...

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FIRST AID How to Make a First Aid Kit: When assembling your First Aid Kit, take into consideration the following: Specific health needs of family Include the necessary medications and equipment for them. Items that your family is familiar with and knows how to use Discuss with your family doctor your special needs. He can inform you of the specific medications/prescriptions you need and explain how to use, store and rotate The following is a list of BASIC MEDICAL SUPPLIES recommended for a kit. Upgrade it as you increase your training: First Aid Manual Sterile Adhesive Bandages Sterile Gauze Pads Hypoallergenic Adhesive...

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Where will you & your family be WHEN IT STRIKES!Work? School? Home? Traveling?Will you know What to do and where to go?  3 STEPS TO SAFETY 1.  Finding Out What Could Happen in Your Area. Contact the organizations that are listed at the front of this booklet. They can give you the phone numbers to your local chapter who can tell you what disasters could happen in your area. Find out what your community’s warning signals are, what they sound like and what you should do when you hear Learn about the disaster plans at work, school, daycare and other places...

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