Have we learned from past disasters? Are we all now more prepared than ever before to protect ourselves and our families from future disasters, or are we still unconvinced that it can actually happen to us.Disaster Planning – Why Let Nature Bully You?
Disaster planning is not something based on paranoia. It is a responsible approach to protecting yourself, your loved ones and your property. It’s a plan of action you can take should the unforeseen happen to you unexpectedly. With any luck this won’t happen in your lifetime, but as we all know, this happens all too often – we’re talking about natural disasters and other unforeseen disastrous situations here.Five Lessons Learned From Major Hurricane Disasters
In the midst of hurricane season, it is important for all of us to remember the lessons learned from the storms of the past. This article outlines five lessons on hurricane and damage prevention we all learned from these previous disasters.The Importance of Smoke Detectors
Smoke detectors are nifty little devices that tell you that there is smoke in the air. The most obvious practical application would be to warn anyone of a fire. These devices are tuned such that they will not go off with cigarette smoke or smoke from cooking under normal circumstances.Protect Your Home From a Natural Disaster
When you hear about storms, tornadoes and hurricanes they usually destroy certain areas that they have been to. These are some of the terrible natural calamities that happen very often in most of the places in world. Homeowners who stay in prone areas must be prepared enough in case calamities visit them.First Aid Training – Necessity of Everyone
Injuries and accidents are always unexpected and unpredictable; it is a necessity for each one us to learn about basic first aid techniques so that we are able to provide instant help to any casualty. There are certain relevant procedures that are to be followed at the time of any emergency. The main motive of first aid training includes saving life, forbidding further injury, promoting retrieval moreover, the training includes restraining initial injury, safety and treatment stages.Using High Availability to Build Disaster Tolerance
The very first step ITIL managers need to consider in building a highly-available infrastructure is to decide, quite firmly that you want to do it. This is the essential message that will have been emphasized when you studied for your ITIL certificate. As good as your ITIL training was, it needs to be reinforced with practical experience.Why Are Temporary Shelters Important?
Temporary shelters are used in some crisis or urgent sort of situations. They often become a real blessing for the victims of an emergency or a disastrous situation. They usually include tents, military tents, or yurts. Some of these temporary shelters are available at low rates while others are quite expensive.To Be Prepare Or Not That is the Question
Although there can be no argument towards the value of being properly prepared for any disaster or emergency one has to take a very close look at each scenario as it is being presented. The point I would like to make here is whether a survivalist should be more concerned and prepare for those situations that are more likely to occur rather then those which may or may not ever happen at all. If you were to prepare for the most likely emergency scenario that you can imagine you will probably have most of the equipment and supplies that you would require for the more unlikely crisis.Dollar Tree Spice Rack
We all appreciate the fact that our survival food rations can quickly become pretty boring to consume after an initial period of time. The children will start to push their plates back in disgust while the adults fumble and shift the food around on the dinner plate, hoping they wont notice its bland taste. Usually the best way to resolve a problem of this sort is the same way that you would with the meals which you prepare in your normal kitchen environment, add spices to them.Year 2012 Apocalypse – Fact Or Fiction?
The latest apocalyptic rumor these days concerns the year 2012. Many people fear this year and claim that something terrible and cataclysmic will occur on either December 21 or 23, 2012. The basis of the 2012 phenomenon can be found in the Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, commonly known as the Mayan calendar. This calender is 5,125 years long and ends on either December 21 or 23, 2012, depending on how you do the math.Coping With the Effects of Emotional Stress After a Hurricane
Since we all have our own particular ways of coping after suffering a traumatic event, I’m not sure if it’s possible to make a list of things that would work for everyone. What I can tell you is how I and countless others were able to cope with the effects of emotional stress after going through Hurricane Andrew.Prophecy 2012 – Spinning Ancient Brilliance Into Modern Nonsense?
Early in the Common Era, the Mayans created a brilliant and highly-accurate calendar to keep track of dates. That calendar ends on December 21, 2012, the genesis of the Prophecy 2012 conspiracy theories. Some have taken this end date to mean that the world will end and life as we know it will cease to exist.Anyone Can Catch Fish For Emergency Food
When I go fishing I never seem to be able to catch those huge trouts or bass that you always see in the outdoor magazines but one thing I can guarantee is that I can catch some pan fish. It really doesn’t matter where in America you happen to be there is some sort of pan fish just waiting to be caught. I have fished for them in New Mexico, Texas, New Jersey and Delaware. These small fish are located in every state of the union.Have Too Much on Your Plate? What About the Bread You Need to Eat?
Many people around the world have had a tough go of it during this economic Global Crisis, and if you ask around you will surely find people who’ll say; “I am still struggling to put bread on the table,” as an acquaintance recently reiterated to me. Interestingly enough, the gentleman was a fisherman by trade and has an abundance of food at his disposal. Indeed, I guess a man can get tired of eating fish all the time, so bread is good.