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Are You Ready Series: Using Mental Preparedness to Survive

Are You Ready Series: Using Mental Preparedness to Survive

Having the right frame of mind to handle the stresses before and after a disaster is a key component to surviving the event.

Are You Ready Series: Best Practices For Long Term Food Storage

Are You Ready Series: Best Practices For Long Term Food Storage

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.

Are You Ready Series: Wildfire Preparedness

Are You Ready Series: Wildfire Preparedness

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.

Are You Ready Series: Emergency Evacuations

Are You Ready Series: Emergency Evacuations

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.

Are You Ready Series: Emergency Medical Supply

Are You Ready Series: Emergency Medical Supply

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?

Are You Ready Series: Extreme Winter Storms

Are You Ready Series: Extreme Winter Storms

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.

Ready Nutrition - City Size & Structure Can Influence Influenza Epidemics, Scientists Say

City Size & Structure Can Influence Influenza Epidemics, Scientists Say

New research is suggesting that the size and structure of the city you live in has the possibility of influencing epidemics. 

How To Avoid Financial Scammers After A Disaster

How To Avoid Financial Scammers After A Disaster

Natural disasters bring out the best in some people, but the worst in others. As the nation grapples with the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, victims of the storm’s wrath should also be on alert to avoid becoming victims of financial scammers looking to make a quick buck off those who have already lost so much.

Could the countrywide ambulance shortage cause major emergency protocol breakdowns in a major disaster?

CODE ZERO: Ambulance Shortages Could Create Major Catastrophes During Disasters

Will 911 and its emergency services always be there for us? Recent statistics on the shortages of ambulances in some cities in the United States say maybe not…especially during a disaster.

The elderly are a part of the population that is the most vulnerable during times of evacuation and emergency. They face many concerns both before a disaster strikes and immediately afterward.

24 Common And Frightening Concerns Elderly Disaster Victims Face

The elderly are a part of the population that is the most vulnerable during times of evacuation and emergency. They face many concerns both before a disaster strikes and immediately afterward.

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