Disaster Preparedness

  1. Categories: General Safety Topics

    Stuff This! Fun, useful, and inexpensive stocking stuffers!

    What's in your sock? Ours is full of fun, useful & inexpensive preparedness! From under $1 to about $15 you can build a mini-survival kit out of these great safety items everyone needs! Quick links to the featured items… (in stock!) 52 page OSHA & ANSI First Aid & CPR Guide Instant Cold Compress Mini Travel First Aid Kit Mini...
  2. 3 Steps to Prepare for Hurricanes
    Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    3 Steps to Prepare for Hurricanes

    As we progress into the Hurricane Season, each of us need to take inventory of our supplies, assess our readiness, and plan for safety in a storm. According to FEMA director, Craig Fugate, his should begin with three basic steps: Know your evacuation zone.  Evacuation zones are areas that may be impacted by hurricane flooding. Many communities have designated evacuation...
  3. Webinar Tomorrow: STEP into Preparedness
    Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, Child Safety & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Webinar Tomorrow: STEP into Preparedness

    Join the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday, January 11, 2016, as we present the newly updated Student Tools for Emergency Planning (STEP) materials and share tips and lessons learned from teaching the program. STEP is a classroom-based emergency preparedness curriculum that teaches fourth and fifth-graders about emergencies and how to create a disaster supply kit and family emergency communications...
  4. Winter Preparedness for Your Business
    Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Winter Preparedness for Your Business

    If a winter storm should strike, do you have safeguards in place to protect your business? Preparing your business for both short and long-term interruptions is important. Additionally, business owners should consider having an action or communications plan for their employees. Is your Business Prepared? Small Business Emergency Preparedness Webinar Series Tools for a Disaster Prepared Business Get Your Business...
  5. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Why people live in disaster zones

    Do you live in a Tsunami Zone, a Flood Basin, or in Tornado Alley? We are right in the middle of earthquake country... sure, we could move, but we don't. According to Discovery News, we humans may be willing to put daily pleasure ahead of the threat of long-term disaster when selecting where to live, a new international study suggests. Study...
  6. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Household Disaster Preparedness

    While businesses and community groups often focus on preparedness, oftentimes, households are themselves unready - is your home ready? During National Preparedness Month Be Sure You Are READY! Household Disaster Preparedness: Influences of Preparedness Knowledge and Beliefs — United States, 2015 Understanding people’s knowledge and beliefs regarding household disaster preparedness might make public-health messages promoting household preparedness more effective. It is...
  7. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    4 Steps to take before Disaster Strikes

    We share a lot of our own suggestions and advice culled from decades of experience in lifesaving and disaster preparation for our clients. Today we'd like to share a post from another author. There are four steps you should take before a disaster: Find out what could happen to you. Create a disaster plan Complete the checklist Practice and maintain...
  8. Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    You’re Invited to a Special TweetChat: #PrepareAthon

    On Thursday, February 26 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, emergency managers will host a special TweetChat titled “What is America’s PrepareAthon! and How to Participate.” Join the chat to learn more about this national, grassroots campaign for action to increase community preparedness and resilience through hazard-specific group discussions, drills, and exercises. During the conversation, you can also connect with preparedness...
  9. Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Go FedEx! Way to be Responsible!

    OK - so we're already FedEx fans... we get great rates to pass on to our customers, and we have an awesome Rep that takes special care of us... but this impressed us: While it is in FedEx's own interest to send out Service Alerts such as the above warning of possible service interruptions and delays, they have no direct...
  10. Categories: American Red Cross, CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Today is America's PrepareAthon 2014

    Participating in America’s PrepareAthon! is easy and inexpensive. Your organization can participate in several ways: Hold discussions and drills to explain workplace plans and policies and to motivate your employees, students, congregants, and volunteers to be better prepared at home. Conduct a table-top exercise with leaders and managers to take steps as an organization to increase your readiness. Promote America’s...

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