In The Aftermath Of a Disaster, Do You Really Want To Be Dependent on FEMA To Feed Your Family?

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If you have sought out this Wiki page, you probably already have some reasons in mind to embark on a food storage program, but if you are still on the fence about acting on your concerns, here are some questions to consider: [Read more…]

55 Percent Of Americans Believe That The Government Will Take Care Of Them If Disaster Strikes

FILE PHOTO: Men look for people wanting to be evacuated from the Hurricane Harvey floodwaters in Dickinson, Texas, U.S., August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo – RC1952845BC0

If a major emergency happened in the United States, do you have faith that the government would take care of you?  Amazingly, even after all of the examples to the contrary that we have seen in recent years, a solid majority of all Americans actually believe that the government will be there for them when things hit the fan.  According to a new survey conducted by the Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation, 55 percent of Americans believe that the authorities will come to their rescue when disaster strikes.  Sadly, most Americans still view the government as a “nanny state” that has both the capability and the willingness to take care of them from the cradle to the grave.  [Read more…]

How To Store Emergency Food and Water Supplies- For Any Disaster

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How To Store Emergency Food and Water Supplies- For Any Disaster

If an earthquake, hurricane, winter storm or other disaster ever strikes your community, you might not have access to food, water and electricity for days, or even weeks. By taking a little time now to store emergency food and water supplies, you can provide for your entire family.

This brochure was developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Community and Family Preparedness Programs which provides information to help families prepare for all types of disasters. [Read more…]

6 Supplies You Need In Your Home As Hurricane Season Heats Up

Supplies You Need In Your Home

Supplies You Need In Your Home

Hurricanes are tropical cyclones or storms that form in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, and in the southern Atlantic and eastern Pacific Oceans. In the Northern Hemisphere, they have a counterclockwise circulation of winds accompanied by torrential rains and strong thunderstorms. These winds, rains, and thunderstorms can cause catastrophic damage to coastlines and areas hundreds of miles inland.

The Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1 and ends November 30. For six months,
anyone residing on the Atlantic or Gulf of Mexico coastal areas needs to prepare for when one of these storms makes landfall in their vicinity. Anything is possible, as these forces of nature can produce more than 155 mph winds along with tornadoes and flooding. With that said, here are six essential items to keep handy for when you’re caught in the eye of the storm.

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