Do you know what to do during an earthquake to keep people you care about safe? You should, because it can happen any where in the US, so earthquake readiness really needs to be part of your practical emergency preparedness plan. If you think earthquakes are disasters that only plague the West Coast, recent tremors in Texas might shake up your […]
If you had a chance to avoid a violent encounter with words, would you take it? I’m betting that your answer is yes. Especially if that encounter is just someone having a bad day, or a drunk brother-in-law. This is where verbal judo can come in really useful – not just in potentially violent situations, […]
If you play poker, or have to deal with little kids, you might already be an expert in reading body language. That skill can come in quite useful when it comes to personal safety and can show you how to avoid violence when you are out with the people you care for. The key is to […]
An important part of disaster preparedness and emergency preparedness is still being able get around after a disaster. Or if it comes down to it, getting away. However, the usual routes you might take might no longer be available.
If you or someone you care about live in a hurricane zone, you need to include this information about hurricanes in your emergency preparedness plan. Here it is: hurricanes are one of those things that keep on giving. Not only are they devastating by themselves, they also bring with them other disasters just for the heck of […]