How To Compute The Ideal First Aid Supplies For Schools (Mass Casualty – Earthquake Preparedness)
In over 30 years of experience in emergency response, as a firefighter and trainer, I have developed a list of practical first aid supplies with the ideal quantities that will allow you to treat the expected number of victims that large earthquake may cause. First aid supply is the #1 priority when it comes to disaster […]
Why should one turn off gas and electricity supply after an earthquakeYou have probably heard that you should turn off the gas after an earthquake. This is because of the strong ground movement and it may damage your pipelines and cause a leak. And a gas leak undetected will find an ignition source. This will lead to explosion and fire. How to find gas leaks If [...]
Long Term Water Storage Guide For FamiliesThis long term water storage guide will prepare you for when a major earthquake causes damage to your underground water system, leaving you without any running water. In addition to drinking, you will need water for cooking and personal needs. This includes hygiene, washing hands, washing dishes, and first aid care. Because of the high [...]
1994 Northridge Earthquake: A Reminder To Get Prepared
KMIR News visited our warehouse the other day to talk about the 1994 Northridge Earthquake 24th year anniversary, and what I remembered of the disaster. It was January 17, 1994 at 4:31 a.m when a 6.7 magnitude earthquake shook Southern California, killing 57 people, injuring more than 9,000, and causing widespread damage. I can still […]
Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall and Free Replacement
If you have purchased a Kidde fire extinguisher with a plastic handle between January 1973 and August 15th, 2017, Kidde will replace your extinguisher for free.
How to survive “The Big One” even if you’re not prepared
When the opportunity to get prepared has passed, you’ve got to survive your family and prevent further damage from aftershocks, fires (yes, fires are common after an earthquake), and other accidents.
Where Is The Safest Place To Be During An Earthquake?
In a major earthquake, the chance of getting hit by a falling object increases when you run, but you only have few seconds when you realize that an earthquake is happening, so where would you be safest in case of an earthquake.
How To Survive Without Power For 3 Days (With Less Stress)
When you are well prepared, you have peace of mind, and less stress, you can think of the power outage as your family camping trip.
Disaster Survival Skills awarded a spot on “Top 100 Survival Blogs Every Prepper Must Follow”
Over the last 5 months, I have made a total revamp to the website, created free online courses, started filming videos in youtube, made free posters, got more consistent in my blog postings and more active on social sites. Apparently all of this effort has not gone unnoticed. Thanks to everyone reading and sharing our content and information in helping us receive this award.