Category «Emergency Preparedness»

4 Critical Steps to Raising Disaster Resilient Kids

Father and son splitting firewood

Kids face a variety of “mini disasters” every day as they walk out the door to face the world. Without warning, they may be confronted by dangerous people and situations. Our job, as adults, is to create resilience in them so that no matter what life throws their way, they will have the ability to face …

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 …

Community—Your Best Chance for Survival

Are you missing the critical link to your survival? A strong community may play the determining factor in how well you come out of the challenges that lie in the future. Every good emergency plan should include a network of individuals who, as a whole, possess all the skills, talents and resources to thrive during …

Prepare 2015 – December Goal – Give Gifts That Make a Difference

Our family finds great peace in our family food stores. We are not completely dependent upon stocked grocery store shelves to provide for our daily needs. If we had a personal financial crisis or if the store shelves were empty, our family has the supplies we need to sustain ourselves for a time until things …

Prepare 2015 – $20 and 15 Minutes – September Goal

Do you know how to treat this? Do you have the supplies at home to take care of someone you love if they suddenly look like this ? Simple over-the-counter medications can treat many of life’s minor medical problems such as these unexplained hives. Cynthia J. Koelker, MD, the author of the book Armageddon Medicine, is …

Prepare 2015 – July Homework

Calcium hypochlorite stored in glass jar

Water is critical to survival. It is important to understand how to disinfect water in the event your water source is contaminated. Calcium hypochlorite is a great way to disinfect water because it has a 10 year plus shelf life as compared with liquid bleach which has a 6 month shelf life. It can also …