Having food storage is a great way to help ensure that your family is safe in the event of a financial emergency, an economic crisis, or a natural disaster. As you build up your food storage, however, it can be tough to decide which types of items you’ll need to purchase and keep on hand. … Read moreMREs vs Freeze Dried Foods: Which is Right for Your Food Storage?
A sudden outbreak of an illness or a disease is called a pandemic. It spreads rapidly and will quickly overtake the entire population. Epidemics are even worse. They will happen in entire regions. A good example of an epidemic would be the AIDS epidemic that swept through Africa. Endemics are illnesses or diseases that are … Read morePreparedness And Information On Pandemics
Let’s face it, when it comes to emergency preparedness, clean drinking water is the top priority. Without fail, all natural disasters can greatly affect the water supply. My solution to this is recycled box wine bladders. These are an excellent storage container for any disaster and they collapse so you can have several dozen gallons … Read moreMy Green Guide To Emergency Preparedness: Weathering The Storms Of Natural Disaster
I live in a state where a lot of natural disasters occur on a regular basis. There is the potential for blizzards, tornadoes, floods, wildfires and even earthquakes. You never know what can happen, and you have to be prepared for just about anything. As a result, I’ve set up a stash of emergency items. … Read moreTaking Care Of Your Pets: How To Get Ready For An Emergency
In 1989, I left my small, rural hometown in Texas for the sunny beaches of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. It was a big change, and there was much to adjust to. I eventually got used to the heavy traffic, skyscrapers and fast-paced living, but one thing I never got used to was hurricane season. It certainly … Read moreTop Ten Hurricane Preparedness Supplies
All of us know that we should prepare for the unexpected. We know that when disaster strikes, it will be too late to focus on the things that we should have done to insure the safety of ourselves and our loved ones. But, even when facing this reality, few people take the necessary steps to … Read moreMaking an Emergency Preparedness Kit