1. Eric Holden

    Packing for Disaster Deployment

        The key to packing for any disaster response is the “go bag”. The basic concept is that you have a pre-packed bag which includes essentials you would need for a response to any environment. Items such as: toiletries sunscreen personal medical equipment (stethoscope, oto-ophthalmosccope, trauma shears) headlamp and extra batteries. Will be the same wherever you go. The only variables will be the climate in the area you are going to and the degree of independence from others you will experience. Background As a lifelong hiker and backpacker I have a shelf in my basement...