Surprising Ways Your Community Has Your Back In A Disaster

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We tend to think of corporations and government bodies as huge and heartless. But as it turns out, they're actually looking out for customers and citizens, if a disaster takes place. The only thing they're not great about is letting people know that these provisions exist.

Enter our plasticians, who are here to teach you about all the ways your community is looking out for you, in the event something terrible happens.

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Tokyo - a city prone to large-scale disasters - - keeps building parks that are incognito survival bunkers. ESAN ns These refuge parks (which can acco

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A New Jersey program is teaching dental professionals to notice and report signs of child neglect and abuse. 65% of injuries from child abuse are on t

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All Tesla cars located in disaster zones will automatically have their battery capacity extended and can be supercharged for free. The free extension

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CRACKEDco COM In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, PetSmart sent out two truckloads of pet food and supplies and funded rescue efforts for pets that were

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CRACKEDCO In times of crisis, Uber and Lyft have your back. UBER lyR Uber disables surge pricing in your area during an emergency and offers free ride

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CRACE A technology company called Loon developed a balloon that can provide internet and cell phone coverage virtually anywhere. Telefonica, a Peruvia

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Arlines such as Lufthansa, SWISS, and Austrian Airlines, run a special program called Doctor on Board that provides medical attention for their pass

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Arbulance AUSTRALIA REDESIGNED THEIR AMBULANCES AND EQUIPPED THEM WITH HEAVIER STRETCHERS AND LARGER WHEELCHAIRS TO ADAPT TO THE INCREASED WEIGHT OF T

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In the US, all states are required to include animals in their disaster relief program. Prepare ahead of time by contacting your local animal control

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GRAGKEDCO JPL F NDER 5N11 Homeland Security FINDER, developed by NASA and Homeland Security, was able to find four survivors buried in 10 feet of rubb

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South Korea replaced their guardrails with rolling barriers to protect the lives of motorists during car accidents. When a car suddenly goes off-road

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Most busy streets in Japan have kobans, or police boxes, to help people who want to ask for directions, report missing items, or get help in an emerge

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In some U.S. colleges, you can get the opioid overdose antidote Narcan around campus and from resident assistants. NARCAN NASAL SPRAY MaTeD USE IN TH

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Cars in Ireland will automatically notify authorities if they get into an accident. The system will send information regarding the exact location and

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Du Dair Companies like Alpinestars and Helite make airbag vests and suits for bikers. These deploy when a cord connecting the bike and biker separates

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CRACKED COM In the UK, around 6,000 red Defibrillator telephone boxes have been converted to hold defibrillators. REE FETNAL ARY'S RCH tr This is to h

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Most high-rises have nearly unbreakable windows, which is a problem for firefighters.. So there are building codes that require some of a high-rise's