Travel & Related Emergency Info
people, going outdoors is a new experience. They have no
agenda, no plans for what to do, and no knowledge of the outdoors. When
it comes to the children, they are just as lost as the adults, having
never been taught how to survive in the great outdoors.
Try to learn as much as you can before your trip, learn how to row a
boat the proper way, tips on self aid, proper hiking and what to bring
along, how to start a fire, wilderness emergency tips, learn more and
have map of the area where you are going to stay and all other various
skills and related information needed. Don't forget to inform
relatives or friends about your trip and the time you plan to return
Before you plan any serious outdoor activity with children it is also
good idea to have
all emergency information, emergency plan and emergency kits ready
your trip. Have some type of emergency game at home and play it couple
times before your trip, so your kids can learn skills needed and be
ready for great outdoors.
Hurricane Center - Database
of meteorological and hydrological data, historical data, and written
generated by the NWS or received from other official sources. In
this server accesses in realtime a selection of current official
observations, forecasts, and warnings from U.S. government sources for
use by the national and international community.
- Search And Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking - International
search and rescue website with excellent information.
Emergency Management Agency - If you want to stay on top of
news and information visit FEMA web site.
Westwide Avalanche Network -
A guide to the most useful avalanche information and one of the most
weather forecasting information available on the Internet, and much
and Rescue Volunteer Association of Canada (SARVAC) - National
community of skilled search and rescue volunteers whose contributions
valued and supperted by the public and all levels of government.
Canadian Avalanche Association - A non-profit society promoting
excellence in avalanche safety for industry and recreation.
& Rescue Society - British Columbia (SARBC)
Disaster Emergency Response Agency
Jamaica (Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management)
Guide to Heat Related Illnesses & Fluid Balance
Action Guide to High Altitude: Acclimatization and Illnesses
Association of Dive Rescue Specialists
Cave Rescue Commission (NCRC)
Self Rescue Group - The
Self Rescue Group is dedicated to giving cavers the skills they
to avoid accidents and handle them if necessary.
Association for Search & Rescue (NASAR) - A
membership association comprised of thousands of
paid and non-paid professionals - all active or interested in search
rescue, disaster aid, emergency medicine and awareness education.
Rescue Organisation UK
SERVICES AND PRODUCTS
- Global credit card and mobile phone protection for holidays, business
travels, and everyday life. This great service enables you to act
immediately and prevent fraud and criminal use if you lose your credit
card or mobile phone.
Worldwide SMTP Email Service For Travelers -
use smtp2go.com as your outgoing mail server and never worry
about problems sending emails ever again. Setup takes only 2 minutes
and involves typing smtp2go.com
into your email
software's settings. Send from anywhere in the world — from home, the
office, New York, or even Guatemala!
Reserve Airport Parking - Choose
the parking lot that best meets your vacation or your business travel
Nomads Notes - Keep track of your travels in
easy to use software program.
An unique travel diary software
program for the RVer, motorhomer, caravanner, 4WD or other vehicle
Light Towels - Purchase
online the lightest, most versatile, super absorbent travel and beach
towels ever, have it be part of your hiking, backpacking, camping,
travel and other outdoor activity gear.
Industry Secrets - Travel agent cards give you up to a 75% discount
on flights and hotels. It only takes 15 minutes to get one of these
Travel Products - Great number of cool travel
products hit the
marketplace every year. Most of them are quality products that make
travel easier and much more
comfortable. Take a look at what's around and find out which ones you
- "For decades doctors have relied on
the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention's 'Yellow Book' to tell travelers things like which malaria
pill to take for that trip to Mozambique. Now the CDC is letting
everyone in on the fun. For the first time, the book, properly known as
Health Information for International Travel,
is available to the
public. This more user-friendly edition may prove helpful both to
primary-care doctors and to travelers themselves. Included are
up-to-date recommendations on vaccines and advice on avoiding travel
hazards from earthquakes to dog bites." - U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
Travel Guides: The Frugal Shunpikers Guides
A series of E-book guides for RV travel on a budget. After 9 years of
driving the back roads of America, the author reveals hundreds of free
camping finds and other advice for budget RV travel.