Survival and Self-sufficiency
You never know what type of emergency is going to strike, but the most likely scenario involves a natural disaster like a flood, fire, earthquake, hurricane or tornado. If you solely rely on government responders to help you when these disasters strike, history has shown you may have a wait of up to three or […]
Storing food is something that we have to do before we need it. Think now, if a catastrophe of some kind were to occur today—say an earthquake, tornado or terrorist attack—and you needed to begin using your stored food, where would you be? Read this article to learn why you need to store food…
As the East Coast is being hammered by the second snowstorm in less than a week, many Americans are looking for was to stay safe and protect their property from damage.
In addition to producing high heating bills, the cold weather that has gripped much of the country poses health dangers related to hypothermia, especially in the elderly. However, there are ways to protect oneself from excessive loss of body heat both at home and outdoors.
Over the New Year’s holiday, torrential rains swept the southeast coast of Brazil, causing catastrophic mudslides that have killed at least 75 people and resulted in millions of dollars in property damage.
As an arctic freeze that hit most of the country in the last few weeks caused at least nine deaths, Americans may benefit from expert tips on how to stay safe during a winter emergency.
As cold weather arrives in parts of the U.S., so does the risk of fires resulting from faulty heating equipment or practices. That is why the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) has published a list of suggestions that can help Americans heat their homes safely this winter.
As the country gets ready to set the clocks back one hour on November 1, it may be worth remembering that wintertime brings with it a danger of disasters in certain parts of the country for which Americans should be prepared.
The devastating tsunami that hit Western Pacific Islands, including American Samoa earlier this week, killing at least 168 people, has brought the issue of preparedness and survival into focus once again.
With the beginning of the fall season bears are becoming more active in some parts of the country, and those who plan to spend time outdoors may want to keep in mind a few tips on how to behave if they encounter the large animal.