Do You Even Have Any Survival Skills?
Survival skills are important. You need to hone your survival skills and make sure that each of your family members has a basic understanding of necessary things to get through a crisis. Whether it is a natural disaster or a man-made crisis, being prepared is extremely critical.Burned Hills In Western Malibu Need Escape Route for Water and Flooding From Rainy Season
Not long ago, I was cycling down PCH (Pacific Coast Highway) along the California coast in Malibu. As I peddled along, on one side was the stellar view, the beach and rocky coastline, stunning – but on the other side was mountainous terrain burnt to a crisp. How sad I thought, all those animals, and scenic beauty gone. This last huge wildfire was man caused, someone threw out a cigarette butt, and whoof, the whole place was ablaze, and it burned all the way to the ocean – that’s too bad, but it gets worse, let’s talk.Disaster Preparedness: A Necessity for Every Individual
It is necessary to make sure that every individual in the family is prepared during an emergency. Box emergency kits and disaster preparedness supplies are necessary to obtain as they can save the lives of people.The Economic Impact Of Climate Change And Severe Weather Events
Extreme weather events continue to plague the United States in 2013 costing the taxpayers billions of dollars in damages. Global warming combined with natural cycles such as El Nino or La Nina have intensified the probability of severe weather. Extreme weather events have increased in recent decades, and there is new evidence that many of these increases are related to human activities. Over the last 50 years, much of the U.S. has seen an increase in prolonged stretches of excessively high temperatures, more heavy rainfall, and regions of severe droughts.Handling School Security Systems in This Day and Age
School security went through a significant transformation this past year. What should you keep in mind for your own facility?Checklist for Emergency Survival Kits
We live in a world of uncertainty so it is important to be prepared. It doesn’t matter if we are facing the possibility of a hurricane, an earthquake or perhaps even a national emergency, you would want to have the items necessary to survive that time. Although the specifics of your survival kit may differ from one emergency to another, there are some common factors which should always be included.What Should Be Included In Emergency Survival Kits
Disaster is something that cannot be avoided and it is hard to prevent devastating emergencies like fire, earthquake, flood, etc… But, appropriate preventive measures can be taken by people to protect themselves in the event of any form of disaster. Here comes emergency survival kits, which in addition to providing safety and supplies during an emergency, can also give us a peace of mind that everything is in place.What Do Lifeguard Flags Mean?
Lifeguards use flags at the beach as a way to communicate the current conditions to patrons. In this post, find out what a few of the most common flags mean.Improving Your Fire Awareness With Smoke And Fire Curtains
As a business owner, you are expected to take care of people who come in and out of your property, be it a prospective client, a return-business, a passerby or an employee. As the person in authority, you are also given the responsibility to keep the property and your human assets as safe as possible. Different safety precautions are adopted by companies worldwide to make sure that they won’t lose everything they worked hard for.Which Attributes Would Evolution Favor In a Global Human Plague, Virus or Flu Pandemic?
Not long ago, I was discussing human evolution with an acquaintance. We both agreed of course that humans have certainly put themselves on the top of the food chain here on Earth. Still, we aren’t fools either, we also realize that with world jet travel, 3-degrees of separation (Internet), and 7+ billion people we had better pay attention. If we continue to procreate exponentially as we have in the past during his rather nice 10,000 year warming period, that eventually mother nature might end up curing us, the hard way, of our future over-population problem.Aerial Rocket Artillery As Seen From the Cockpit
Aerial Rocket Artillery was a unique application of fire power by airmobile divisions in the Vietnam War. Here a veteran Aerial Rocket Artillery pilot describes how this air asset was used from the aspect of the view from the canopy.Benefits of Fixed Candle Wall Lights – Decorative Interest and Essential Emergency Lighting
In an unforeseen event, such as, loss of power to your home, you will want to be prepared. You may, if you have wall candle sconces installed, already have emergency provisions in place. Wall candle sconces will prove to be very beneficial and appreciated when the power is out through the night time hours. Having survival gear, flashlights, matches and candles for provisions for at least 3 days is essential. Having candle wall lighting is not only a decorative element to your home; it is a provision of light source in the case of a power outage.