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Teaching Children 911 Skills

Teaching Children 911 Skills

  Emergencies can happen to anyone, anywhere. Preparing your children to act appropriately during an emergency is just as important as preparing yourself. One of the things that you can teach your children at a young age, is how to use 911. 911 is the standard number to reach an emergency dispatcher. It is estimated […]

Creating A Family Emergency Plan, Step By Step

Creating A Family Emergency Plan, Step By Step

If you’ve ever put together an emergency kit, you know that you have a list of essential items that need to be included to help fulfill basic needs. However, you may not think of the items you may need to get back on your feet during/after the disaster. You need your health insurance information, your […]

Trumps First 100 Days: What Does It Mean For Emergency Preparedness?

Trumps First 100 Days: What Does It Mean For Emergency Preparedness?

The first 100 days have become a standard in which we judge the adequacy of our new president. It started with President Franklin Roosevelt, who jumped in feet first. He signed 76 bills and rolled out the New Deal within his first 100 days and now every president since has been trying to live up […]

Composting: An Important Preparedness Skill

Composting: An Important Preparedness Skill

Having your own garden can be very beneficial. Not only can you grow your own food, but it can be very relaxing, not to mention beautiful as well. Having nutrient rich soil is important to producing flowers, fruits, and vegetables. Luckily, you don’t need to spend an arm and a leg to get the quality […]

4 Ways To Build A Fire Without Matches

4 ways to start a fire without matches

  If you ever find yourself in a survival situation, one of the first things you’ll be thinking of is fire. It provides a means of staying warm, a way of cooking your food, or boiling and purifying water. It also provides a bit of comfort in what could be a very scary situation. However, […]