There is no more fundamental need than a steady supply of water. Without it, our bodies cannot survive more than a few days. Yet when natural disasters or other emergencies take place, municipal water is often one of the first victims. And large-scale terrorism is likely to target water distribution as a key element of […]
Texas is known for a lot of things – delicious BBQ, horse-back riding, but one of the most unfortunate things the Lone Star State is also known for is flash floods. Flash floods are rising waters that occur during heavy rainfall and can happen at any moment. They are also incredibly dangerous, especially for those […]
Rising Waters: Electrical Safety Awareness in a Flood One of the most devastating natural disasters is a flood. In additional to the potential for loss of life through drowning, the destruction of property can be significant, requiring significant time to recover from the devastation. When the initial impact of the disaster has passed, there is […]
Over the past few weeks there has been a lot of discussion around the likelihood of a major earthquake in the Pacific Northwest. The original article in the New Yorker describes many scientists certainty that the massive quake is coming and will raise Seattle and Portland to the ground with a massive 100ft high tsunami. […]
What are the floods? The flood is a situation in which the overwhelming quantity of water accumulates on a dry land. There are different types of floods, and they are different in term of their destructiveness and the damage they cause. Still, each flood means a total submerging of households over a long period of […]
Floods are a pretty terrifying ordeal for anyone who’s ever had the misfortune to deal with one in their lifetime. They can easily destroy what we’ve been building for years, hoping to get our lives going after it happens. The following are safety tips you can consider before you encounter such a disaster, making sure […]
If an emergency or disaster occurs, don’t expect any help over the next 72 hours, which means you need to be totally independent and self-supportive for three entire days. It’s also likely you’ll be missing electricity and/or gas, which means no refrigeration or cooking is available. Therefore, it’s crucial that you’re adequately prepared by storing […]
Comprehensive lists for necessary items to store when Bugging In your home, during an emergency!
Those who live near large bodies of water are no strangers to storms and the devastation they can leave behind. Just as those near the coastlines have to deal with treacherous hurricanes, those who live near lakes or rivers know all too well about the potential of flooding. Take the proper precautions to ensure you […]
Written by: Naomi Broderick Nature has a way of making an entrance, sometimes announced and sometimes without so much as a whisper of her arrival. That’s why when push comes to shove, it’s good to know you’ve done everything you can to protect yourself, your family and your belongings. We probably will never be able […]
We frequently discuss the risks associated with storms such as hurricanes and tornadoes, but not as much about the complications that occur as a result. Just about any storm can cause a deluge of water, and this can cause a deluge in the biblical sense. In Boulder, Colorado, it happened when 6 months of […]
We all know our basic cost of living is increasing. Despite the increase and the knowledge that at some point, we are going to be stuck at home with no way to get to the grocery store, we keep spending. We just assume tomorrow will take care of itself, right?
Useful information on decontamination.