Category «Evacuation»

Be prepared to evacuate at a moment’s notice.

Deadly Natural Disasters of 2017 – Are You Ready to Evacuate?

California Wildfire

The rate and intensity of natural disasters in the year 2017 reveals a consistent escalation of nature’s fury at an alarming rate. This sampling is only a portion of the challenging events from the year. Remember that each of the statistics represent real people and real suffering. The dead leave mourning loved ones behind. The …

Prepare 2015 — August Homework

How quickly could you evacuate your home if you needed to? Where would you go? How would you get there? Disasters usually don’t provide advanced warning before they strike so it is a good idea to prepare well in advance. Make a list of possible scenarios where you may be required to evacuate your home. …

Prepare 2015 – $20 and 15 Minutes – May Goal

Spring brings with it new energy and life. I hope that you are keeping up with us and have planted your bare root stock, purchased garden seed and planned it out. There is great joy in spending time outdoors and watching the beauty of nature unfold. This month we are going to change directions a …

Don’t Forget the Gloves!

Are a variety of gloves on your list of basic preps? They should be. No one glove can provide the protection you need for every task. Have you ever had a small paper cut on a finger that was really painful? Even small cuts and scrapes can become life-threatening if not cared for properly. In …

Prepare 2015 – $20 and 15 Minutes – February Goal

February is the month to organize your important documents. The goal is to have all important information quickly accessible in an emergency or in the event of serious illness or death. We recommend that you create a binder with copies of all of your important documents. A binder that zips all the way around or …

The Facts About Emergency Shelters

We recently toured a Red Cross shelter that was set up during a mock disaster. We participated in a class explaining the details of shelter operations. Emergency shelters are certainly a great blessing for disaster relief. We are grateful to those who volunteer and donate time and resources to help others in a crisis. Here …