Simple Annual Disaster Preparedness Checklist
Everybody keeps saying, “Make sure you are prepared for a disaster!” But what they don’t tell you is that once you do have all of your essential survival supplies there are several things that you need to do annually to ensure your family’s safety. Just like you need to replace your smoke detector batteries every year, you need to do several things to ensure your family’s safety before the next big disaster strikes. By keeping a Simple Annual Disaster Checklist it takes the headache out staying prepared.Discover Your Hidden Water Sources Before the Next Big Disaster
On average, a human being can only survive 7 days without water. During a very big disaster the water system could be non functional for an extended period of time making alternate sources of water essential for your family’s survival. Unaware to many, we have access to several other sources of water, right at our fingertips!Helpful Tips for Selecting a Fluid Warming System Manufacturer
IV fluid warming systems benefit injury victims and hospital patients by helping to prevent IV induced hypothermia and resolve existing hypothermia. However, not all IV warmers, or manufacturers of IV warmers, are the same. If you are considering investing in IV warmers for a hospital, health clinic, or an Emergency Medical Service (EMS) unit, you should begin by identifying the best fluid warming system manufacturer.Portable Fluid Warming Systems: Frequently Asked Questions
Liquids are administered through intravenous (IV) tubing for various reasons, but when they are administered cold, the patient can experience hypothermia related health conditions. To prevent this from happening, hospitals should use fluid warming systems that heat IV liquids to a minimum temperature of 95F. If the liquid is below this temperature, the patient can experience hypothermia.Survival Food – Protect Your Family With a Stable Food Reserve
Are you prepared for a food crisis? The western world takes for granted the food that we eat daily. We assume that since we have always had easy access to it, we always will. The truth is that our food supply is in a critical state and will eventually fail. Plan and prepare a food reserve to help you and your loved ones survive a food shortage or other disasterStorm Preparedness During Tornado Season
This an article about preparing for tornadoes. It provides practical advice and tips.Ghana Life: Essential Commodities
‘Essential commodities’ is a term that could be interpreted in a number of ways according to time and circumstance, but in the Ghana of the late 1970s and early 1980s, when the government changed almost annually, it took on a special meaning that will never be forgotten by those who survived those lean and turbulent years. The policy and practice of essential commodities was a response by an impoverished regime to the rule of kalabule, the preceding era of economic chaos during which scarce imported goods were sold and resold in the informal market at ever increasing prices. It was an attempt at rationing that had the whole nation waiting in long queues for what in retrospect appears to have been a handful of randomly selected items worth only a few cents.Emergency Preparedness Guidelines: What to Put in That Emergency Bag
The United States is no stranger to natural disasters, with its long history of freak hail and snow storms, hurricanes, earthquakes and forest fires. According to statistics, there have been over 640 calamities that have occurred in the country between 1980 and 2010, with a record of 12,366 people killed, and 26,889,582 citizens injured and affected. The worst devastation recorded in history transpired in New Orleans back in 2005, when Hurricane Katrina took over the state and caused significant economic devastation, displacing thousands of people and killing a few hundreds. With this in mind, it’s never too much to think of having an emergency preparedness kit available for sudden, uncontrollable adversities.Choosing an Emergency Food Kit That Matches Your Needs
Different areas have different disasters. Here are factors to consider when purchasing an appropriate emergency food kit.We May Be Ready to Leave the Recession Behind Us, But Are We Ready If It Gets Worse?
Conflicting opinions and different analysis are all around us in this current state our economy is facing. On one end, we have a higher increase in new jobs reported than we have had in several months. On the other hand, reports indicate that unemployment is still at a stubbornly high rate.Different Ways to Protect Yourself From an Attacker
An attack may come at the most unexpected time and place so it is best that we are prepared for any scenario. It is best that we learn self-defense methods in order to protect ourselves from any attacker.Personal Safety Devices for Your Everyday Protection
Learn more on how you can protect and defend yourself from danger. Know the various personal safety devices you can use everyday.