Emergency Planning and Your Family

It is important that any and all emergency plans that you have in place, the whole family understands and agrees to. These plans are what are going to keep you safe when the unexpected happens. In order to do this, you can’t just write up a plan and present it to your family expecting for them to immediately agree to everything, it doesn’t work like that. Your family (every member, including children) need to be…

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Are You Really Safe in Your Own Home?

The Police and Ministry of Justice would like us to believe that burglary is on the decrease when in fact this isn’t quite so true. For starters, due to the public’s lack of confidence in the Police, many crimes are now going unreported. This being said, even reported crimes are on the rise with statistics showing that burglary has rose by 6% in England and Wales while the number of criminal charges faced by offenders…

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Science Experiments to Teach Children About Natural Disasters

Natural disasters can happen at any time and anywhere in the world. Children often get scared and anxious when something happens because they do not completely understand what is going on. Today we want to take a look at some easy and fun science experiments that you can do with your children to help teach them about various natural disasters. Once they have a better understanding of how and why they happen, they can cope…

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How to Survive a Hostage Situation on Your School Bus

This post originally appeared on SchoolBusFleet.com The threat of terrorism is never far from home. It is not just federal buildings that are likely targets but the school bus could also find itself in the crosshairs. It is more visible and accessible than airliners, trains or government buildings. Who are the aggressors that we may face? While terrorists could plot to hijack a school bus, more likely it will be a troubled student, a disgruntled…

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5 Tips to Survive a Hostage Situation

There are basically two ways that a hostage situation can be described. During the traditional hostage situation, the hostage-taker is using the hostages to get something such as ransom money. During the second hostage situation, the hostage-taker wants nothing but to make a statement which sadly is usually done through the murder of the hostages involved. As the situation unfolds, the hostage needs to assess what the hostage-takers intent is and whether they are being…

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