Saturday, December 15, 2012

Vigil



Words fail. Our hearts break for the community of Sandy Hook. I pray for healing, realizing some wounds can never heal. I cope by preparing, acknowledging many things are beyond our control. 

Disaster Caster  is a free App that will blast out a  a 911 call and pre-programmed plan to family members, faculty, whoever you assign in the event of an emergency.

Remind 101 or Cel.ly  are both free text blasting services schools and other organizations can use to set up groups to blast text messages. Messages can be sent from a cell phone or a computer. 

Pocket First Aid and CPR  is made by the Red Cross and will give detailed instructions on how to help deal with medical emergencies. 

Psycological First Aid  This is an app for First Responders to help following shortly after a traumatic event.

PTSD Coach  This app provides users with help and information to support others coping after traumatic tradegies

I learned of this article from Richard Byrne. It is well worth the read and full of useful security and preparedness information. http://bethstill.edublogs.org/2012/12/14/preparing-for-the-worst-case-scenario/

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