How can you be prepared for an emergency?
There are many ways to be prepared for an emergency. Below is an Emergency 72-hour Kit Checklist that may assist you in being prepared. If you have any questions about emergency management at Carleton University, please contact Emergency Manager Kate Chapman at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (613) 520-2600, ext. 8535.
|Emergency 72-Hour Kit Checklist
Pack enough to sustain each person for three days
|· Flashlight and batteries (spares)
· Radio and batteries or crank-radio
· First Aid kit
· Candles and matches/lighter
· Extra car and house keys
· Important papers/identification
· Food and water
· Seasonal clothing and footwear
· Blanket or sleeping bag
· Toilet paper and personal toiletries
· Playing cards/game
· Electronic device charger
· Backpack/duffle bag to carry everything
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YOU in an emergency
|Common reaction to trauma|
|Physical||shaking, dizziness and fainting, vomiting, extreme temperatures (hot or cold)|
|Emotional||confused, shocked, numb, angry, panicked|
ALL of these are normal reactions.
After a traumatic event, do a self-check: Are you sleeping? Eating? Engaging in the daily activities you previously had done?
Although all normal, you may experience reactions post-emergency. So, how do you get back to your schedule?
Talk – about your feelings, what happened –Talk
Involve – Get involved in support groups, activities you enjoy, volunteering, or with friends/family – Get involved
Permission – Give yourself permission to grieve, to heal, to recover, to laugh, to cry, to sit quietly – Give yourself permission.
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