Survival and Self-sufficiency
Between natural and man-made disasters that continually threaten American citizens, it is important to constantly review and update family survival plans. However, since many people rely on farm animals for their economic well-being, and many more have pets who are integral parts of their families, emergency preparedness should also cover animals, experts say.
Catastrophes like the Chile mine collapse don’t happen often, but when they do survivors may be at a loss as to how to utilize the physical and emotional resources they have in order to make it until rescues arrive.
The Atlantic hurricane season is in full swing, and with Earl barreling up the East Coast, it might be worth reviewing some safety and survival tips.
Earlier this month, devastating mudslides hit northwest China’s Gansu province leaving some 1,500 people dead. As classes resumed for primary- and middle-school students today, experts have called for a careful and systematic approach to rebuilding efforts.
In recent days American and foreign media have widely reported the devastating scenes from the flooded areas of Pakistan. Although South Asia is more prone to these types of disasters, parts of the United States have also occasionally suffered from floods.
Dear Bob, Hi: An article I read that came from you talked about the falling value of the dollar. It made me wonder what would happen to a homeowner like myself when out-of-control inflation makes a situation that the dollar I repay as a monthly repayment on my home doesn’t satisfy the repayment value for the home. How […]
A 13-year-old boy who was among the survivors of the plane crash that killed former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens on Aug. 9 was released from the hospital, according to media reports.
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.