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Make sure to bookmark these websites so that you have them at your finger tips when necessary. Even better is if you just print out the ones you need and keep it stored somewhere.

1. First-Aid Guide (

First Aid Index

Medical emergencies don’t occur every day. But when they do, right information can help you deal with these situations better. MayoClinic provides you with an excellent first aid index for different conditions and injuries.

Find out what should be done do in case of a chess pain, electrical shock, bone fractures, snake or spider bites and so on.

iPhone users might also want to check out First Aid app for iPhone.

2. Emergency Phone Numbers (Wikipedia)

Many countries have special emergency numbers where people can call to contact local emergency services for assistance. These emergency numbers usually differ from country to country. These numers are typically three-digit so that they can be be easily remembered and dialed quickly.


Wikipedia got an extensive list of emergency phone numbers for over 100 countries worldwide. Emergency services include Police, Medical, Fire Brigade and some more.

Emergency Phone Numbers List

3. US Hospital Finder

Hospital Lookup

We have already covered US Hospital Finder earlier. In case you missed it, this website can take any zip code within United States and show all hospitals in the nearby area inclusing the address, phone number, distance, and basic info about each hospital.

Hospital Finder

4. Emergency Check Lists (

SimplyChecklists is a place to go for printable check lists. Among other things the site has an Emergency/Storms category that lists a number of emergency checklists for natural disasters.

Hurricane checklist

At the moment you can download following checklists from it:

– Earthquake Preparedness
– Flood Preparedness
– Hurricane Preparedness
– Tornado Preparedness
– Things To Take With You


Emergency Kits

According to the experts if disaster strikes you and your family should be prepared to stay self-sufficient for at least three days. The above website shows you both how to prepare yourself, kids, pets etc. and what to do if disaster strikes. It also helps you build your own household disaster. Useful.

That’s all we got for emergency websites. Are you aware of any other site that could have been listed? Let us know in comments. (And don’t forget to bookmark this!)

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  1. Jesse
    November 2, 2008 at 8:32 am

    Great post... 1 small mistake, re: Electrical shock..
    As an electrician I can tell you, its NOT the volts that kill you.. Its the current (amps)
    10,000 V with a current of 1mA would NOT kill you, but 120v with a current of 10mA would fry you thru and thru....

  2. Mike
    October 1, 2008 at 8:46 am

    Great post, especially on the last day of National Preparedness Mother. I do think, however, that the last two are more important BEFORE an emergency then during. During an emergency is not the time to start putting together your emergency kit.

  3. Shadotek
    September 30, 2008 at 6:43 pm

    You missed an important one:

  4. Thinh
    September 30, 2008 at 1:21 pm

    Wow, thanks for the share of links. This is wonderful for when I have a nose bleed or jam my finger between a door, I never knew they had this type of information online.

  5. Abhijeet
    September 30, 2008 at 11:36 am

    Awesome post ! These sites can really come in handy during an emergency.