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  • Before the Next Disaster Hits: Know the Safest Place to Be During an Earthquake

    Earthquakes can be frightening as they strike with little to no warning. Depending on the intensity of the shaking, sometimes these natural disasters can be destructive, while other times we hardly notice them.  Knowing what to do and where to be when an earthquake occurs can make the experience... View Post
  • Shattering Earthquake Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction

    Earthquakes are one of the most unpredictable and destructive natural disasters, and although seismologists have studied them extensively, there is still a lot of confusion and false information around them.  This article will separate fact from fiction in 8 commonly believed earthquake myths to... View Post
  • How To Prepare Your Child For Summer Camp

    With summer camp registrations opening soon, it’s time to talk about preparing for your child’s time away from home.  Sending your kids off to summer camp, particularly sleepaway camp, can be an emotional experience for both of you. It may be your child’s first time sleeping away from home or yo... View Post
  • Our Top Picks for an Emergency Phone for Kids

    As a parent, your kid’s safety is your first priority. You may worry about them when they’re away, but you know it’s impossible to be by their side 24/7.  You’ve contemplated getting them a cell phone, so you can contact each other when needed. However, you’ve decided they are too young for such... View Post
  • Your Guide to Choosing an Emergency Communication System for Disaster Events

    Emergency events like natural disasters can impede communication (think: dead cell phones during a power outage or loss of Internet during a storm). As a result, having an alternative way to communicate with others during an emergency situation is essential.  Whether you need to receive updates ... View Post
  • Florida Flooding: Flood Risk & Mitigation Efforts in Cities like Miami

    With the recent impacts of Hurricanes Ian and Nicole, there are rising concerns about flooding in Florida. Florida’s east and west coasts and inland cities saw immense flooring due to these storms. In addition to flooding brought by natural disasters, sea levels are expected to rise anywhere fro... View Post