Lessons I’ve Learned From A Recent Blizzard

lessons i've learned from a recent blizzard

The weather forecasts warned of possible ice ahead. As it was raining and getting colder on that Friday afternoon, my husband and I decided to head to the nearby Wal-Mart to grab some extra supplies and dry ice for our freezers in case of a power outage.

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Tools Needed After A Natural Disaster Affects Your Area

tools needed after a natural disaster affects your area

In the aftermath of a devastating disaster, the landscape is strewn with wreckage and the echoes of desperate cries for help fill the air. Amidst this chaos, it becomes crucial to gather an assortment of essential tools in order to embark on the arduous task of clean-up and restoration.

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The Science Of Earthquakes And How To Prepare For The Big One

the science of earthquakes and how to prepare for the big one

Earthquakes are unpredictable, and their effects can be severe. Unlike other natural disasters, there is no accurate way to predict when and where they will occur. Even if you don’t live in an area prone to earthquakes, you could still be affected.

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Be Prepared For Deadly Blizzards

be prepared for deadly blizzards

A blizzard is a powerful, often destructive natural disaster. It is a severe snowstorm with high, sustained winds that can last for hours or days.

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A Few Suggestions To Survive Flash Flooding

a few suggestions to survive flash flooding

The great outdoors may be as unpleasant as it is lovely. What appears to be a terrific site to pitch up camp may turn out to be the worst decision you ever make.

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Shelter In Place or Bug Out?

shelter in place or bug out

Stay or go? This is the first and sometimes most difficult question we may have to ask ourselves in an emergency. Emergency events are not only disruptive to our physical situation, but they are also disruptive to our mental status as they can happen anytime, anywhere and to anyone.

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Understanding Forest Fire Safety, Preparation and Survival

understanding forest fire safety, preparation and survival

Fire can keep a person warm, allows them to cook freshly killed meat, and provides light and comfort. At the same time, fire is one of the most destructive forces on the planet, destroying millions of acres of forest every year and leaving thousands homeless. It can rapidly spread at an alarming rate as it engulfs fuel along the way, feeding itself and growing exponentially.

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Tips For Surviving Deadly Dust Storms

tips for surviving deadly dust storms

The surreal dust storms experienced by the inhabitants of the Southwest resemble images seen in apocalyptic movies. With walls of rolling dust rising as high as 10,000 feet, these surreal dust storms are real and hit the region several times every year, rerouting aircraft and turning daylight to dusk.

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Protecting Your Home From Fires

Protecting Your Home From Fires

The number of domestic fires in the United States has steadily increased in the last decades. With all the advancements in detection and suppression, you would think that protecting your home from fires should be a fail-proof measure. However, the reality is quite different, and people all across the country still have a lot to learn.

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Natural Disaster Survival Tips for Different Scenarios

Natural Disaster Survival

Enduring a hazardous or intense storm, flood, or earthquake can be a traumatic experience, particularly for children and youth, and the destruction of a familiar environment can be long-term and very upsetting.

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