How do you get the emergency preparedness merit badge?

How do you get the emergency preparedness merit badge?

Do the following:

  1. Take part in an emergency service project, either a real one or a practice drill, with a Scouting unit or a community agency.
  2. Prepare a written plan for mobilizing your troop when needed to do emergency service. If there is already a plan, explain it. Tell your part in making it work.

How the NIMS ICS can assist a Boy Scout troop when responding in a disaster?

By coordinating with law enforcement and emergency response personnel, scout troops can mobilize during disasters to help their communities. During an emergency, troops can contact the NIMS to ask where in their area they can provide the most assistance. In that way, scouts can volunteer their aid in times of need.

Do you need the first aid merit badge for emergency preparedness?

The first requirement of Emergency Preparedness is to earn your First Aid merit badge.

How would you prepare a personal emergency service pack for a mobilization call?

‚ÄúPrepare a personal emergency service pack for a mobilization call….Plan to store enough supplies for everyone in your household for at least three days.

  1. Water. Have at least one gallon per person per day.
  2. Food.
  3. Flashlight.
  4. First aid kit.
  5. Medications.
  6. Battery-operated Weather radio.
  7. Tools.
  8. Clothing.

What is a family plan for emergency preparedness?

Assemble a disaster supply kit. Locate safe places in your home for each type of disaster. Determine the best evacuation routes from your home. Become trained in first aid and CPR. Show each family member how and where to shut off utilities (water, gas, electricity).

Which is easier emergency preparedness or life saving?

Emergency Preparedness is very practical, and can often be an easier merit badge to earn than Lifesaving for most Scouts. If you’ve already earned your First Aid merit badge, many of those skills overlap with what you’ll be learning in Eprep.

What should be in a personal emergency service pack?

10 Items to Include in Your Emergency Kit

  • Flashlight.
  • Whistle.
  • Dust Mask Depending on the emergency, you may need a mask to help protect you against contaminated air.
  • Local Maps.
  • Manual Can Opener.
  • Battery-powered or Hand Cranked Radio.
  • Books, games, puzzles or other activities for children.
  • First Aid Kit.

What should be in a personal emergency kit?

10 Items to Include in Your Emergency Kit

  1. Flashlight.
  2. Whistle.
  3. Dust Mask Depending on the emergency, you may need a mask to help protect you against contaminated air.
  4. Local Maps.
  5. Manual Can Opener.
  6. Battery-powered or Hand Cranked Radio.
  7. Books, games, puzzles or other activities for children.
  8. First Aid Kit.