Category Archives: Disaster Preparedness

Cold Across the US

It is getting cold across the US, and with all 50 US states feeling freezing temperatures this week, it's that time to start thinking about how to stay safe in the cold and how to recognize the signs and symptoms of cold related emergencies. Below is information on how to treat and recognize the signs…
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National Preparedness Month: Be Informed

[caption id="attachment_6497" align="alignnone" width="600"] [Image Credit: FEMA][/caption] National Preparedness Month: Be Informed We are halfway through National Preparedness Month. Hopefully you've already created a disaster kit and made a plan for you and your family. Learning what to do before, during and after an emergency can save money and your life. A common myth is…
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National Preparedness Month: Make a Plan

Making a plan is an important part of National Preparedness Month. Why is a plan necessary? For one, family members are at different places throughout the day: soccer practice, high school, elementary school and the office. If a disaster were to strike right now and cell service was down, how would you connect with your family? Your family needs to be able to find one another quickly and without modern technology. So how do you do this? Simple, the old fashioned way!

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National Preparedness Month 2014

September is National Preparedness Month. What better time to create a disaster kit, with the 6.0 earthquake in California over the weekend, and the east coast bracing for another hurricane, taking part in National Preparedness Month and could save your life!

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Lightning Safety: 5 Things You NEED to Know!

It was an odd event for Southern California, being in a drought and all, but this weekend, Venice Beach in Los Angeles, CA, saw a rare thunderstorm. Sadly, it wasn't all fun and games: 15 were injured and one person died from as many as 4 lightening strikes.

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