Prepping 101 – The Sensible Guide To Getting Prepared For Beginners

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It’s easy to live in a bubble where you believe that “nothing bad will happen to me. I don’t have to prepare for emergencies…” Until something bad does happen. It might only be a short power outage or a minor first-aid accident.  However, these situations often make us painfully aware of how unprepared we would … Read more

The Ultimate Disaster Preparedness Guide: A 6-Step Plan for Readiness

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Disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and even terrorist attacks are nothing new.  However, today it is more important than ever to prepare.

According to Borgen Project, the rate of climate-related disasters increased by 80% from 1980 to 2009.  More people are living in densely-populated cities, which means that the devastation from disasters is worse.

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Do You Live in One of These Most Dangerous Places in America?

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When talking about the most dangerous places in America, we usually are talking about crime rates – particularly homicide and violent crime rates per capita.

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The 72-Hour Emergency Kit Checklist

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You’ve read the news about hurricanes, earthquakes, terrorist attacks, and other emergencies which can strike at anytime.  One of the first disaster preparedness steps is to build a 72-hour emergency kit.

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Here’s What You Need in Your 72 Hour Disaster Preparedness Kit

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The first 72 hours after a disaster hits are the most critical. The decisions you make during this time can determine whether you survive or not, and also how comfortable you will be while waiting out the worst. Since local authorities are often overwhelmed in the immediate aftermath of a disaster, expect to be self-sufficient … Read more