Author Archives: Tess Pennington
Ask Tess: Are military personnel who were vaccinated against the plague protected from the airborne strain of the plague?
A reader asks if service members who were administered vaccinations from various plagues protected against the resent transmission of airborne pneumonic plague. Read more to find out the answer and how to protect yourself.
If you aren’t in good physical shape before a long-term emergency, you could be setting yourself up for a disaster.
Good security requires efficient forms of communication and when audible communication like speech and radio comms cannot be used, hand signals are a good alternative.
Help! I ran out of pet food during a hurricane. Can I give my cat a small dish of dog food until the storm passes I can get more food?
In our newest Crash Course guide, we are placing focus on the issue of what happens after the disaster has passed – sanitation, medicinal emergencies and disaster-related diseases. Simply put, in order to truly live through the disaster, you must understand the dangers that lay in the aftermath. This week 2 guide will help you maneuver through these types of emergencies and prepare for them.
To be prepared, and I mean fully prepared, requires planning, anticipating the worst-case scenario, and training for skill sets you will need while living through the event. You can’t just waltz into your local grocery store, grab some food, batteries, and water and then be done with it. You need to prioritize, plan, and prepare.
In response to this ever-growing need to prepare, Ready Nutrition is gearing up for a month of preparedness. All you have to do is sign up for our newsletter and leave a comment in one of our weekly National Preparedness articles about what you feel the most important aspect of being prepared is in the bottom of the article.
This is what is to be expected when so many people are hit with a rapid, far from equilibrium event.
While the hurricane itself is one of epic proportions, the aftermath could be just as bad. Knowing what to expect will help an already battered community prepare for the next set of challenges they face.
It’s time we take a good hard look at what we’ve become.