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Having the right frame of mind to handle the stresses before and after a disaster is a key component to surviving the event.
Food is an investment into your future and your family’s livelihood. Therefore, you must do all that you can to protect that investment for the long term. Using the multi-barrier system will ensure that the food is stored in optimal conditions and that the contents inside are protected.
You can begin to take steps to prepare your community for this type of disaster by starting with your home. Ensuring that you have the necessary preparations in place will help you diffuse the element of surprise these disasters tend to have.
One of the largest concerns during a disaster situation is when to evacuate. Read more about evacuation dangers, how to prepare and most importantly – how to survive.
In the midst of a disaster, be it natural or man made, there may come a time when a family member or neighbor will need medical attention. Are you prepared for this?
It seems that winter storms are becoming more and more unpredictable, sometimes they are mild and sometimes they arrive in a violent fury. Read more on how to better prepare for winter storms and what to expect when they occur in your location.
If the time comes when you have to shelter in place, these 15 critical planning tips could greatly increase your chance of surviving.
The lack of sanitation facilities following a major disaster can bring serious health risks.
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.
In the end, no matter how secure your fortress is, you may have to leave it for one reason or another.