The What to Do Training Video Series are instructional videos that communicate the threat posed by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), explain Counter-IED concepts, and demonstrate bombing prevention procedures. The videos show audiences how to react to a bombing attack and deal with a variety of explosive threats such as bomb threats and suspicious items. All videos are free to view on YouTube. For more information about the video series, download the What to Do Training Video Series Fact Sheet.
- “What to Do: Bomb Threat”: Although a bomb threat may seem rare, they happen every day across the nation. Reacting quickly and safely to a bomb threat could save lives, including your own. Download and print the DHS Bomb Threat Checklist used in this video.
- “What to Do: Suspicious or Unattended Item”: Demonstrates how you can determine whether an item is suspicious (potential bomb) or simply unattended and will help you prepare and react appropriately.
- “What to Do: Bomb Searches”: Describes basic bomb search procedures to use once the determination has been made that a search is warranted, and authorities have been notified. This video demonstrates in detail, the room, route, and area search techniques that can be applied to any type of facility.
- “What to Do: Surviving a Bombing Attack”: Describes what happens when a bomb detonates and demonstrates the procedures you should follow to survive a bombing attack.