Time to Upgrade Our Firefighting Fleet In the US
Some fires are easier to fight than others. The hardest to fight are those wildfires in insanely difficult terrain with little access. For those, containment is difficult to impossible, it would be better to pray for rain or call in American Indians to do a rain dance. What about aerial firefighting you ask? Yes, quite a sexy way to fight a fire, but it isn’t as effective as you might think.WWROL – The Rambo Syndrome
World Without Rule of Law (WWROL) is popular in fictional works but would most likely be short lived in a true global disaster. Humanity has lived for thousands of years with laws of one kind or another and will continue to do so for many more to come.Surviving Natural Disasters – How to Plan for a Tornado
Tornado season anywhere is nothing to take lightly, but even with the most advanced warnings, it is still too late to start putting together a survival plan in the mist of a natural disaster. This must be planned out in advance, so that when you get the warning signal, all of your precious time is used in implementation, not planning.Prepping and the Theory of Relativity
Prepping advice should always be viewed through the filter of personal knowledge, experience and ability. No two situations are exactly the same, therefore, guidance must be molded and shaped to fit those that are seeking help.Stay Prepared and Protect Your Home Windows From Hurricanes
If you have recently relocated to a coastal area for the first time, you may not know how to tackle the emergency of the hurricanes being announced. First of all, you should procure enough food from the grocery store, and then procure some plywood from a home improvement store. This is needed in order to make the necessary arrangements for protecting your windows.Survival Kit Essentials For Your Home
In today’s world, it’s important for you to be prepared for anything that might occur unexpectedly. Perhaps you live in an area of the country that is prone to storms or earthquakes. You may also want to prepare for more serious issues that can take place, such as civil unrest or a problem with the grid which would leave you without electricity for an extended amount of time.Why MRE’s Should Be In Your Food Storage!
We are living in a time where war, natural disasters and violence is common place and there is no telling when it will be our turn to face an emergency situation. If you were to experience a natural disaster in your area and it was bad enough that the city water was turned off, FEMA was 4 days out, there was looting and riots in the streets, what would be your plan to stay alive? First off let me say that this scenario has happen before in New Orleans when it flooded.Earthquake Preparedness – Online California Homeowner Resources
Earthquakes occur on a regular basis in California. Over 100 faults in the state produce thousands of quakes each year. The largest fault is the San Andreas Fault, which runs for hundreds of miles up and down California.Natural Disaster Advice – Dealing With A Flood
If you are at home when the floodwaters arrive, don’t panic; here are specific guidelines to help you deal with the watery deluge. Higher ground is your only true protection from floods. Do not attempt to face severe floods by staying at home – you will lose to Mother Nature.How to Prepare a Camping First Aid Kit
Camping is a great way to enjoy and celebrate with family, friends and relatives. People love camping and go for it frequently, but most of them are least interested to prepare and carry first aid kit. A camping survival kit is as important as carry a tent, when you go for camping. It will provide you all basic medical aids in emergency situations.Understanding Illinois’ New Concealed Carry Law
With the enactment of the new Illinois Concealed Carry law on July 9, 2013, there are a lot of questions about when and where you can carry a concealed weapon once you have a License to Carry. The first thing to know is that it is not a “CCW permit” as it is referred to in other states, but rather a “license to carry.” Obtaining an Illinois license to carry will take more training than any other state in the country, with 16 hours of class being required.Emergency Drinking Water – Do You Have It?
Emergency drinking water is something every family should take seriously. In countries with a good water supply it is seldom thought about, but the body can only survive a few days without clean drinking. Here are some facts you need to take into consideration.