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Posted on September 13, 2018 by Kelli Martinelli Stay Safe. Please Be Prepared. Right now our thoughts are with our friends and families (and your friends and families) in particularly vulnerable areas of the U.S. With severe storms en route and looming large, we wanted to send along some resources for you, because we can’t say it enough: preparedness is key. Preparing for emergencies like a natural disaster may not always be at the forefront of your mind, but it doesn’t take much time or money to put together an emergency plan for the different areas of your life (home,...

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SAFE WATER IN A DISASTER: HOW TO BE SURE Posted on March 1, 2017 by Galen Lehman Why should you worry about your home water supply? Here’s why: Two reasons: First, your existing water supply may not be safe. Municipal water supplies are prone to human error and equipment failure. Private wells are often contaminated by run off. Second, you never know when the utilities on which you depend may fail. If there is an extended time without electricity, clean water quickly becomes a very precious commodity. There are many contaminants to be worried about: 1) Lead: Even a small amount,...

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Thunderstorm Preparedness; How to Be Prepared | Food Storage, Preparedness Skills Thunderstorms happen almost every day across the country. Some areas hit worse than others. Severe thunderstorms bring with them the potential for flooding, lightning, and damaging thunder. Learn the basic thunderstorm preparedness during a severe thunderstorm. Thunderstorms are the awe of many people. Others are scared of the giant thunderclaps. However, most people don’t take a severe thunderstorm as a serious situation. When we hear that a severe thunderstorm is imminent, a lot of people scoff. It just doesn’t have the same fear factor as an inbound hurricane or...

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Perhaps you’ve heard the good news that the world didn’t end this week. Whether you put your stock with the Mayan prediction or not, you probably agree with me that it’s a good thing life as we know it is still running along, if for no other reason than that it means you’ve still got some time to sharpen your survival skills. (I’m also pretty happy that I’ll get to see my two-year-old open her Christmas presents, but you know.) We talk a lot about the importance of emergency food storage on this blog, and today I want to switch...

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April 20, 2018 Knowing Where To Focus - Writing A Threat Assessment CONTRIBUTED BY ROB HANUS   Whether you’re just beginning to write your preparedness plan, or if you’ve had one for a while, one of the best planning tools you can have is a threat analysis, also called a risk or threat assessment. Properly done, an analysis highlights the hazards and situations most likely to occur, and which are the most dangerous. Once complete, your threat assessment tells you which disasters or events you should prepare for first. For example, you may be highly concerned with nuclear detonations and...

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