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Surviving Natural Disasters – Preparing For a Blizzard

Blizzards may come with little warning, but most of them have some. Being ready begins with everyday preparations that can be ramped up when it’s necessary.

Survival Kit 101 – What Should You Put in a Flood Survival Kit?

Most emergency kits contain the same items. However, each will have some specialty items that pertain to that disaster.

Survival Skills – Why You Should Learn First Aid for Different Problems

Whether it’s a disaster of major proportions or an injury at home everyone should learn first aid. There’s no telling when that knowledge will be needed.

Survival Kit 101 – What Should You Put in an Earthquake Survival Kit?

Putting together a survival kit can be as easy as purchasing one. However the more people and pets, the more you may need to build one of your own.

Emergency Survival Tips – How to Survive an Earthquake

While much of the focus for earthquake preparedness is on California there are major fault lines in many areas. Preparing to survive is something we should all keep in mind.

Safeguarding A Home Before Earthquakes Hit

In California, earthquakes are a major threat to the safety and well-being of residents. Over the years they have caused billions of dollars in property damage as well as thousands of injuries and deaths.

Earthquake Awareness

Here are some tips that you and your family can use to prepare your home and yourselves in the event that we do experience an earthquake that causes serious damage. Buildings can collapse and roads can become impassable, so follow these tips to stay as safe as possible just in case we experience the “Big One.”

Earthquake Wakeup Call

Every once in a while we have a small earthquake. Most reporters and teachers use these events as teachable moments… and we just had one.

Emergency Survival Tips – How to Survive Outside In Winter

Winter survival is not a joking matter, you can get away with some things in other seasons that can get you killed in a winter emergency. One of the main concerns is the winter weather’s ability to knock out power and communications services. Heavy snowfall and extreme cold can immobilize entire regions for long periods. Stranded or lost in winter conditions, either in the wilderness or beside a road, can pose a dangerous set of problems if you are not prepared.

Why Do Preppers Prep?

There are multiple events that could either drive you from your home or keep you locked in your apartment or house in order to survive. Anything from severe weather to economic collapse could change your life drastically – at least for a while. Lets learn how to be ready.

Why You Need Smoke Ventilation in Your Property

Smoke ventilation is imperative, especially in larger multi-storey buildings where should a fire break out there are a large volume of people that need to get out quickly and in an orderly fashion. Factories, shops, shopping centres, multi-storey buildings and hotels are among the types of buildings that should have smoke ventilation to reduce the risk of injury and even death of employees and visitors. Smoke ventilation systems enable you to create safe corridors and stairwells in the event of a fire.

Freeze Drying: A Water Damage Restoration Technique for Books, Records, and Photos

Floods, broken pipes, and the aftermath of a fire can soak some of your most important possessions, like books, birth certificates, records, and photos. However freeze drying is a water damage restoration technique that can rescue restore these things that would have been lost forever otherwise.

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