Scouting, Volume 38, Number 10, December 1950 Page: 27
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Role of B.S.A. In Civil Defense
1. Messenger services, organized and trained.
2. Assist C.D. authorities in providing emergency
food, shelter, clothing, first aid.
3. Assist rescue units and ambulance service.
4. Train Scouts, Explorers, and leaders in self-
5. Operate B.S.A. camps for evacuees.
6. Train and make available leaders for other
7. Help as an organized group in C.D. as needed.
Order of Planning in Civil Defense
1. Individual — Calm and trained to take care of
himself and share in family protection.
2. Family — The basic unit for organized self-
3. Community — Puts civil defense into action
immediately in case of disaster.
4. Nearby Cities — Prepared to move in mutual
aid as needed.
5. State — Will furnish aid in form of mobile
support and supplies as needed.
6. Federal Government — Furnish aid and sup-
plies as needed.
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