Most of the images coming out of Japan show mothers or other individuals carrying small children in carriers or in their arms. For those who don't know or have limited resources, these videos show how to carry your baby (or toddler) with everyday objects and clothing so they are safe and secure while your arms are free to move. This is important in disaster areas where sharp objects and other dangerous materials might be present and parents need to carry children for hours.
The videos were made to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Newborn or young infant:
Older babies or toddlers:
Kanga carry with towel - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8-uWIf9qL0&feature=channel_video_title
Strap carry with pants - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bq2KD-dBY6M&feature=channel_video_title
Finally, how to use a tshirt as a cloth diaper in a pinch.