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Why Should I Prepare For A Disaster?

Those of us who are pursuing an endless struggle for preparedness at the cost of neglecting personal and professional responsibilities are missing the point altogether. You don’t need to devote your entire life to disaster preparedness to be prepared. You can still live a very fulfilled life while preparing for tough times. We believe that striking this balance is not only possible, but as the head of any household, we think it’s a responsibility.

The Best Emergency Kit For Your Family

Would you do anything to protect your family? If a disaster took place, do you think they have everything they need to respond? If not, take a look at our emergency survival kit, it’s made for a family of four and has enough food, water and shelter to last your family for at least three days.

A Solar Storm Can Hurt Us

A solar storm can affect technological systems on earth, making them inoperable and causing widespread communications blackout. In 1859, a geomagnetic storm hit Earth causing the most massive solar storm on record. If a similar strength solar flare hit earth today, it would produce widespread disruptions and damage our technological infrastructure.

Emergency Kit – Testing

Testing your emergency kit is the most valuable way of evaluating its effectiveness. Testing can determine whether people have the skills, abilities and resources necessary to survive. Sadly, when many people buy their emergency kits, they often store them away until they’re actually in an emergency. If you do that, you won’t understand how to use the product and may waste vital time and energy during a crisis.

Survival Gifts

Survival gifts are products designed for a practical purpose – saving lives. There are different types. From roadside emergency kits to family survival kits, emergency food kits, and individual survival kits. Ideally, an emergency kit will have everything a person or persons need to survive a disaster.

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

A business continuity plan (BCP) is one of the most overlooked aspects of any small business. Developing a disaster recovery plan for any business takes time, money and continuous testing, practice, and patience. But it’s worth it.

An Emergency Kit Can Save Your Life

If an emergency kit can save just one life, it would be worth owning. Natural disasters have caused more than 20,000 deaths in the United States.

How To Survive An Earthquake

Practical tips for anyone responding to an earthquake. Prepare before it strikes and remember to pack your emergency kit and food.

Geomagnetic Storm & Impacts on Technology

While you may think, you can’t do anything about a geomagnetic storm; you can. Always remain cognizant of your dependence on technology and ways it affects your life. And, prepare for any eventuality by storing your emergency food and emergency kit, just in case our connected world gets unplugged.

How to Prepare for a Zombie Apocalypse

Pretending to experience a zombie attack represents a good working model for describing human responses to natural disasters. For example, according to the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) if zombies were to attack the CDC would conduct an investigation much like any other disease outbreak. They would provide technical assistance to cities, states, or international partners dealing with a zombie virus.

Top 10 Survival Gear For Your Emergency Kit

The following survival gear is the top 10 things you’ll need to survive the first 72 hours after a disaster. The list was developed based on research collected from government and non-profit preparedness organizations.

How to Build an Emergency Kit

Learn how to build your own emergency kit using a risk-based approach. Build your kit based on local hazards that affect your home or community. It can be based on geographic location, season, weather and/or activity.

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