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What Can You Do When Disaster Strikes Somewhere Else

What Can You Do When Disaster Strikes Somewhere Else

Several of the largest natural disasters have occurred recently. These include the earthquake and tsunami in South East Asia and Hurricane Katrina in the Southern United States. Thousands of disasters occur every year. They all don’t affect thousands of people, but the impact is as dire for each one that has to experience it. Each [...] Read more
Category: Being Prepared
Survival Clothing For Outdoor Emergencies

Survival Clothing For Outdoor Emergencies

Maybe you don’t need to learn about survival clothing. Maybe you always hike with a spare jacket. Perhaps you never go out into the wilderness overnight, but just for day hikes. Or you bring lots of warm clothing when you do go backpacking. Nonetheless, hundreds of people die or come close to dying every year [...] Read more
Category: Survival Tips
Prepare Yourself For Whatever Comes Your Way

Prepare Yourself For Whatever Comes Your Way

Disaster can strike quickly and without warning. It can force you to evacuate your neighborhood, workplace or school or can confine you to your home. What would you do if basic services-water, gas, electricity or telephones-were cut off? Local officials and first responders will be on the scene after a disaster, but they cannot reach [...] Read more
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Prepare For A Flood The Best Way You Can

Prepare For A Flood The Best Way You Can

Believe it or not, floods are the natural disasters that are most common in America. According to statistics, more than a hundred people are killed by floods every year. Also, more than four billion dollars are the cost damages caused by floods. All this is according to the Red Cross of the United States. The [...] Read more
Putting Together A Home Earthquake Kit

Putting Together A Home Earthquake Kit

If you live in an area prone to seismic activity, it’s vitally important that you have an earthquake kit in your house or in your car so that you’ll have emergency supplies if you need them. Even if you don’t live in an area that is prone to earthquakes, you might want to create a [...] Read more
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Is The End Near?

During the past year, hundreds of thousands have perished at the hands of a mother nature run amok. Tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes, and torrential rains have served us notice that for all our brilliant achievements, we are not masters of the earth. Those who adhere to the prophecies of the past suggest that the cataclysm of [...] Read more

Heroes Needed In Times Of Need

Natural disasters have devastated natural landscapes and the lives of millions in recent years. While technology is aiding us in keeping proactive in avoiding our presence in times of these traumatic events, many people are being seriously injured. The aftermath of these events has raised the need for professionals such as emergency medical Read more
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Cold Weather Survival

Six hours from the trailhead, 2 hours past his turn-around time and with storms filling in from the valley, Alex Theissen was at the edge of panic. What had started as a unremarkable spring outing in the White Mountains was going south quickly and the prospect of spending the night exposed at the timberline, with [...] Read more

Camping – Do You Have The Skills To Survive The Outdoors?

As our society becomes more and more technological, cold and urban, ever more people are starting to feel the urge to get away from it all, take a break from modern life and go back to the way things were for our ancestors. Perhaps this explains the rising popularity of camping holidays, the ultimate experience [...] Read more
Category: Survival Tips

Are You Prepared For A Natural Disaster?

With the various types of natural disasters that have taken place in recent years, many people have started to realize that they may not be prepared for such events to take place. While no one wants to think it can happen to them, we have all seen the footage of Hurricane Katrina and it was [...] Read more
Category: Being Prepared