Why You Shouldn’t Blow On A WoundI know a lot of mommies out there have done this. When a child gets a scrape or cut, the first thing they do is to blow on a wound - thinking that it will also blow away the pain, but that's is a big NO. Did you know the human mouth is inhabited by 500 to 1000 different [...]
5 Minute Earthquake Preparation that you can do today: Securing bookcases and shelves
Earthquake preparation is more than just gathering supplies. Another aspect to preparedness is the mitigation of hazards in the home. By anchoring large pieces of furniture, you can minimize damage to your property (furnishings) and more importantly, remove the threat of injury to your family. There are so many things that you can do for […]
Brand New: Family Emergency & Disaster Preparedness Calculator
New free tool for your family disaster preparation, just enter the number of people in your family and it will generate the supplies you need for first aid, fire, utilities, water, food, sanitation, shelter, lighting, cars, pets. It’s simple and realistic.
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.
Holiday safety reminders and tips for you to be safe during the holidays
Did you know that Thanksgiving holds the title of most dangerous U.S. holiday? Yes it is, with an average of 567 fatalities per thanksgiving per year since 1982. So, since it’s Thanksgiving tomorrow, while we all have our reasons to be thankful, we also need to mindful to be safe during the holidays, whether it’s […]
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.
Join the Great Shake Out annual earthquake drill on October 20th
The Great Shake Out earthquake drill is designed to educate family members and organizations to be prepared, survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes – wherever you live, work, or travel.
Earthquakes in Salton Sea Increases Risk For Major Quake
With over 140 earthquakes in Salton Sea has been recorded ranging from magnitude 1.4 to 4.3 which increases the risk of a bigger earthquake in San Andreas Fault.