• Lightning Dos and Don’ts: Thunderstorm Safety Tips

    It’s thunderstorm season in many places across the US. The summer heat often brings storms with heavy rain, thunder, and lightning. This article will cover the Lightning Dos and Don’ts for whether you’re outdoors or indoors during a thunderstorm.  What is Lightning? Lightning is an electrical di... View Post
  • Useful Power Outage Tips and Tricks for Families with Kids

    Power outages can be especially tricky if you have small children. Losing electricity can be an inconvenience for you and frightening for kids. Plus, no power means no screens or Internet, so you’ll want to prepare activities to keep your youngsters occupied. This article will give power outage ... View Post
  • Heat Wave Safety: Before, During, and After the Event

    Extended periods of heat are dangerous for people of all ages, as they can lead to severe symptoms. The consequences of staying outside for too long during extremely hot weather include heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. Such emergencies can even be lethal. For instance, in 2021, a re... View Post
  • How to Survive a Tornado: a Step-by-Step Guide

    Tornadoes are horns of rapidly circling air reaching up to 318 mph. Every US state has had a tornado registered, meaning that there’s no area that is completely safe from this natural disaster. That’s why it’s essential to develop a preparedness plan regardless of the area in which you reside. Th... View Post
  • Wellness Kit: What Is It & Why You Need It for Disaster Prep

    If you live in an area susceptible to natural disasters, chances are you’ve already done some research on preparing yourself for potential emergencies. While there is plenty of information available on the physical and analytical components of disaster preparedness, many sources tend to disregard... View Post
  • Creating and Maintaining an Emergency Water Supply

    Depending on the degree of severity of a natural disaster, it’s possible that some households or even whole communities are cut off from potable water. At times, people remain without their regular water supply for days or even weeks, so it’s vital to think this possibility through and prepare fo... View Post

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