As if anyone needs to be reminded (after the past few weeks of winter weather and record cold nationwide,) we all need to be ready for the next blizzard or bomb cyclone. The number of blizzards in the U.S. have increased by almost 400% since the1950’s, a recent study has announced. From 1959 through 2014, the lower 48 states have reported 713 blizzards, with our yearly average now hovering around 22 per winter. While there are several factors that are working to increase the number of blizzards, the changes in the earth’s climate seem to be the major factor. [...]
Now that 2017 has come to an end, it’s time for everyone to take stock of their lives and start planning on how to make 2018 the best year ever. One of the easiest ways to make the coming year is to resolve to be ready. Every family needs to take disaster preparedness seriously and start and or add to their emergency food supply on a regular basis. If 2017 taught us anything, it was that floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and blizzards can strike just about anywhere at any time. [...]
As if blizzards, floods, ice storms and earthquakes aren’t enough to squeeze the “Happy New Year” out of everyone, we can now all add nuclear war to our growing list of possible world disasters awaiting us all in 2018.
According to reliable military sources, the Trump administration is preparing for a worst-case scenario for dealing with North Korea – nuclear war. [...]
Like most Americans, Rockport, Texas resident, Samantha McCrary always believed that when a disaster hit any U.S. city, the victims could count on FEMA for immediate help with housing, food and cleanup assistance. So did the Mayor of Rockport, Charles Wax. Then, the horrendous tragedy known as Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast and they, along with everyone else in the area learned the sad truth – that FEMA was not going to help them immediately…or even in the months after the disaster. [...]
Winter is just around the corner and we all know what that means…snow, ice, winds, dangerous storms, icy roads and lots of darkness. Before you face the brunt of winters’ worst, you should help prepare your family for how to deal with a weather disaster. Don’t wait until the storm hits – learn and discuss these five crucial mistakes to avoid with your family. [...]