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How to Evacuate Without a Vehicle: Alternatives and Resources

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Home evacuation plans are usually set to include the members of your family, your pets, all your basic needs, some special memorabilia, and of course, your car. Unfortunately, this is not the case for a large percentage of the population …

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Active Shooter! Tips on How to Respond and Get to Safety

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This week has been emotional for the many people who witnessed and experienced the loss of a loved one at the Gilroy shooting in California. Just two months ago, a shooting took place in Virginia Beach leaving 12 dead and …

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What To Do During a Hurricane to Stay Safe

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Although it seems early to be talking about this, we’ve already entered into hurricane season. It’s vital that we begin to gear up for the next few months since there’s really no accurate way to predict what the future has …

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Choosing the Best Smoke Detector for Your Home: A Quick Guide

Nadia Tamara A Little Bit of Everything, Emergency Preparedness, Evacuation, Laws, Power Outage 4 Comments

The purpose of a smoke detector isn’t to prevent a fire (although it helps) but rather to alert the people so they can evacuate before the smoke or toxicity in the air overwhelms the building, especially if the individuals are …

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Protect These Important Documents Before a Disaster Hits

Nadia Tamara A Little Bit of Everything, Do It Yourself, Earthquake Preparedness, Emergency Preparedness, Evacuation 9 Comments

If you’ve been keeping up with the news lately, I’m sure you have heard about the Camp Fire in Northern California. Fires are not at all uncommon in California (and many other parts of the world) but the intensity of …

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How to Communicate Without a Phone or Internet in a Disaster

Nadia Tamara A Little Bit of Everything, Bug Out Bags, Earthquake Preparedness, Emergency Preparedness, Evacuation, Power Outage, Wilderness Survival, Winter Preparedness 8 Comments

Have you ever been unable to get a hold of someone and started worrying needlessly for hours just to find out they were safe all along? Let’s imagine an emergency situation when thousands of people are trying to contact their …

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41 Ways to Secure Your Home Before an Evacuation

Nadia Tamara Do It Yourself, Emergency Preparedness, Evacuation 2 Comments

It’s scary to think that the place we call home can at some point become threatened by a natural disaster. One of the most important parts of emergency preparedness is learning to protect our living spaces and possessions that we …