• What is the Most Dangerous Natural Disaster?

    Earth is powerful. Natural disasters constantly occur around the world, all the time. Some can be deadly and cause destruction that takes years to rebuild, while others are so unnoticeable  that we’re unaware when they occur. For example, earthquakes with a magnitude of less than two happen seve... View Post
  • How Can We Prevent Man-Made Disasters?

    Natural hazards like hurricanes, earthquakes, and tornadoes often come to mind when we think of disasters. However, some of the deadliest disasters have been man-made. Events like oil spills, nuclear explosions, and gas leaks have led to mass destruction, contamination, and casualties worldwide.... View Post
  • Landslides Can Happen Because of Wildfires - Truth or Myth?

    Landslides are exactly what they sound like: land, debris, or pieces of earth sliding down a slope from a higher point. The term landslide refers to mudslides, mudflows, debris flows, avalanches, and rock slides. The occurrence can happen quickly or slowly, lasting from a few seconds to longer p... View Post
  • Your Guide to Stress Survival Skills

    Stress is a major culprit in almost every chronic disease. One may have diabetes, but were emotional eating and the compounding effects of daily stress root causes? Stress can absolutely lead to fatalities and yet rarely do we learn how to manage it in childhood. In fact, a panel of medical expe... View Post
  • Flood Preparedness Checklist: Best Practices of Being Emergency-Ready

    Floods are the most frequent natural disaster in the United States, occurring in every state. However, the causes and severity of floods vary. Some can cause severe damage, while others can be minor. Nevertheless, it's important to assess your area's flood risk, prepare, and know what to do when... View Post
  • How to Get Earthquake-Ready: Prepare Your Home For An Earthquake

    Earthquakes happen unexpectedly and can occur in any part of the US. These natural hazard events create ground shaking and can cause objects to fall and break, damaging your home and injuring the people inside.  States in the western part of the US, near the divide of the North American and Paci... View Post

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