In a previous article, we looked at how you might be able to stock up on emergency food without breaking the bank. If you have little time but some money to spare, this post is for you. Assuming you have taken care of your family’s drinkable water, here are some commercially available emergency food items […]
Generators for home use can be noisy and obnoxious. And if you’re not careful, they can hurt ya. Either with the fumes they spew, or with accidental fires. But when the power goes out, you’re going to be glad you have one as part of your emergency preparedness plan, especially if the kids start getting […]
In this first article in our series of No-Stress Emergency Preparedness, we look at how you can thrive during a power outage even if you do not have a working generator. We’ll start with those that cost little or next to nothing, and work our way up to some of the pricier possibilities. If you are on […]
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 […]
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 […]
Floods are among the most frequent and costly natural disasters, and can happen anywhere in the country. Learning some facts about floods would go a long way in help with your emergency preparedness plans. Most people know that low-lying places near lakes, rivers, and the coast are more vulnerable to flooding. But few know that […]
Here is some tsunami information that any one who lives near (or travels to) the water should know as part of their emergency preparedness plan. More than 10 years ago on Christmas or Boxing Day (deepening on the timezone), a killer tsunami struck with such speed and stealth that it killed anywhere between 250,000 to 300,000 people across […]