Prepping for Basic Emergency Sanitation

Prepping for Basic Emergency Sanitation

Proper sanitation during a disaster is a critical component of preparedness. Frequently, there are more deaths following a disaster due to poor sanitation, than lives lost in the initial event. The earthquake in Haiti is a classic example as it was followed by a... read more
Emergency Sanitation for Our Little Loved Ones

Emergency Sanitation for Our Little Loved Ones

Are you ready for an emergency without running water with your little ones? Adults can get by with less water for hygiene purposes, but not so with babies and toddlers. Our youngest friends have unique requirements when it comes to emergency sanitation. How do you... read more
Crisis Laundry Management

Crisis Laundry Management

Some days feel like crisis laundry management even without a big emergency. Every time our family experiences the flu or returns from a camping trip, my appreciation for a working washing machine is renewed. What would you do if you did not have enough water to use... read more
Controlling Odors During an Extended Crisis

Controlling Odors During an Extended Crisis

Our family loves to go camping. I don’t mind the dirt, cold, lack of hot water, or even the bugs. However, I absolutely hate the outhouse! The concept is okay, but the smell is nauseating. The campground uses chemicals and empties it periodically. It still... read more
Body Care and Disposal

Body Care and Disposal

In some disasters, especially in the aftermath of natural disasters, there may be bodies that require appropriate disposal. Every consideration should be given to the families and loved ones of the deceased. Bodies should be cared for with reverence and respect.... read more