Mind body heart (updated)

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Disasters are inevitable, actions you take now can determine the outcome. Learn how living with your mind body and heart can give you more chioces and make you and yours ready for anything


Slide 1Disaster Resiliencetakes Mind, Body, and HeartBecause we live on earthWe know that disasters are going to happenBecause we live in the Pacific NorthwestWe know the ones we can expectFiresSevere StormsEarthquakesDisasters are inevitablethe outcomes arentTwo Options1. Do Nothing2. Do Something(doing something is clinically proven to be more effective)Once you decide to do something, do it with MIND, BODY, and HEART (this doesnt only apply to building resilience to disasters)MindThings you should you knowBodyThings you should doto stay healthyand in one pieceCare PlansCoping SkillsWhat should you know?BeforeEarly warningDuringStaying SafeAfteraccessing resourcesMindKnowledgeKnow what risks existFire, earthquake and storms--also landslide, flooding, hazmat, or moreKnow what resources exist that will help defuse risksKnow which buildings are better to live and work inWhat to know about FiresIn King County we are called to help someone displaced from fireevery 42 hoursWhat should you know about fire:Early 911 Response Critical!9-1-1!Working smoke detectors are literally a matter of life or deathGet out first, Then call:What should you know about fire:Unattended cooking, number 1 cause of firesWhen you take out the pan, take out the lidIf the lid is hid, the fire will go higherWalk away, and you may payWhat should you know about fire:2 EXITS!Think: 2 clear exits out of every room. Smoke makes you chokeStay low when you goWhat to know about Severe weatherWhat to know about severe weather:Keep track of the forecast!www.weather.gov forecasts floodingShows weather warnings, etc.Online weather sites have free downloads thatwill warn you when there issomething important.What to know about severe weather:Stay ahead of trouble: cell phone notificationhttp:www.RPIN.org What to know about severe weather: Power Outages can kill!No Power, Extremely Cold is dangerous:=Better:=Better:What to Know About EarthquakesWhat to Know About Earthquakes:Hazard Maps show which ground is worse in quakesLook up what hazards effect your addresshttp://web1.seattle.gov/dpd/maps/dpdgis.aspxWhat to Know About Earthquakes:King CountyDo a property Search for your address, then click on Get Districts Report http://www5.metrokc.gov/iMAP/viewer.htm?mapset=hazardsWhat to Know About Earthquakes:FEMA too(actually, Ive never quite gotten the FEMA one to tell me what I want to Know, good luck, maybe you can)What to Know About Earthquakes:Liquefaction MapsWhat to Know About Earthquakes:Earthquake? Stay Inside!Do not evacuate!Drop, Cover, and Hold.Lock!Cover!Hold On!What to Know About Earthquakes:Avoid Soft StructuresWhat to Know About Earthquakes:Heres WhyWhat to Know About Earthquakes:Avoid Unreinforced MasonryWhat to Know About Earthquakes:Bolt your house to the foundationWhat to Know About Earthquakes:Ways to keep your stuff from attacking youWhat Should You Know about phones:After Something BigLocal calls may not work but Long distance calls mightShare the number of an Out of Area ContactUse this contact to relay information with people in the affected area.Texting texting may work with calls dont. 211 is like a yellow pages for social resources, after a disaster they should have shelter and emergency food informationIn the Puget Sound Region:AM 710 AM 1000 TV: 7Food Shelter UpdatesBodyBeforeImprove what can be improvedStay Healthy and WholeDuringStaying SafeAfterFollowing your planHaving Back ups of Critical Supplies and information helpsAlways Squirrel a Bit AwayIncrease Your ChoicesmmmmmmmmBest:Non PerishableNo need for heatingLimited waterWhat do you need to stay healthy?BrrrrrrMaintain the rightBody temperatureInformationImportant DocumentsHave a way to get through debrisWho Do You Love?BeforeEstablish Care PlansBuild up your coping capacityHeartCare PlansDuringuse coping techniquesKnow ways to communicateAfterTalk, seek help if you need toHave a Back Up Care PlanNot just for peopleThe challenges of family care givers are often the greatest when disaster strikes. Work now to reach out to friends, families and neighbors to increase the number ofhands and minds to help.In King & Kitsap Counties, the Red CrossCan help you conduct a Map Your NeighborhoodSession to work with your neighbors to planaheadCopingBe aware that unusual events cause unusual and intense emotions Talk about your feelingsInclude Comfort Items in your suppliesThe ability to getinformation aboutthose essentialto your heartand happinessis crucial-This takes pre-planningtalking to her out ofArea contactDisaster Preparedness through Mind, Body, HeartMind: Risks and responsesBody: Staying healthy and wholeHeart: Caring and CopingGo Now and Do Something!Use Your Mind Body and Heart!Learn what risks you face, what resources you have, and be your own best resource by getting trained and gathering supplies! Reach out and get others involved!We want to help you build resilienceIf you live in King or Kitsap Counties we have free disaster education classes for home and workplaceWe offer a selection of disaster supplies at We offer training in skills to keep the people you care about safe and well: first aid and CPR wilderness first aid, care giving, swimming and more.Go to www.seattleredcross.org for more information.