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Preparedness Fast Facts29 Jan

Get the facts you need — before, during, and after a disaster or emergency situation.  As the nation’s preeminent preparedness and safety training organization, the American Red Cross developed a lengthy list of emergency-specific checklists using the latest research, science, best practices and available expert opinion offerings. Click here to view the full list of […]
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Safety Tips (Video) for Avoiding Hurricanes While Traveling in Season28 Jan

Though we often expect hurricanes mostly in August, hurricane season actually runs from June 1st through November 30th. While that’s a long stretch of time, travelers can save up to 75% off Caribbean vacations during this period, so many of those travelers who would like to take advantage of those travel cost reductions might find […]
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Personal Preparedness Video — Make a Plan, Get a Kit and Get Involved18 Jan

The Govlink.org website offers a free public motivation campaign video entitled, “3 Days — 3 Ways :  Are You Ready?” This video will help citizens become better prepared for a major event or disaster in their region — and you don’t have to register or sign-up to view this video. Personal Preparedness —– Make a plan, get a […]
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Resolve to be Ready in 201121 Dec

Americans who make New Year’s resolutions are 11 times more likely to report continued success in achieving a goal than individuals who have not made a resolution, according to the Journal of Clinical Psychology. This holiday season, please join FEMA’s Ready Campaign in promoting Resolve to be Ready in 2011 and encourage members of your […]
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Emergency Response Team Training Resource for Individuals and Communities19 Nov

As individuals face the reality that in the event of a disaster, they may well have to rely on each other for help in order to meet their immediate lifesaving and life sustaining needs, the U.S. government has taken action to prepare its citizens for such an eventuality. That action is best expressed and encompassed in […]
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“Catastrophe Impact Calculator” Recently Udated05 Nov

Recently, Don Byrne, one of this website’s major contributing writers, found an interesting posting on the BBC NEWS Science and Environment website, written by Jonathan Amos, Science correspondent, BBC News, and which talks about a recent update made to an original “impacts effects calculator” first released to the public in 2004.    Our staff agrees […]
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Travel Preparedness: What to Pack to Survive a Natural Disaster20 Oct

This website continues to search for relevant information to support personal preparedness so that our readers can have as much information as possible to be resilient in the face of any disaster or disruptive event coming into their lives. It is with this is mind, that we suggest reading a fairly recent article written by […]
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Personal Preparedness and Special Needs17 Oct

In response to some inquiries from our readers requesting information regarding the topic of disability and other special needs preparedness, our staff would like to recommend a document to add to your library of personal preparedness reading entitled, “Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities and other Special Needs”.  This document was organized in a […]
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DHS Offers Top Personal Preparedness Tips17 Oct

Recently, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a posting on its website offering thirty (30) top tips to help you, and your family, become better prepared for an emergency.  Please add this information to your reading materials under the “personal preparedness” heading. Click here to read the full list of helpful tips to follow.
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Personal Preparedness and the Potential NDM-1 Threat06 Oct

Several of our readers have recently asked about any updates concerning the global spread of a drug-resistant bacterial gene called NDM-1 (or New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase) — our staff suggests viewing the Homeland Security NewsWire website to keep current on this issue. We also suggest that this information be passed along to those personal preparedness, business […]

It’s Amazingly Affordable To Ensure Security For Your Loved Ones

The things that happen during a family emergency are things you never really think about until it’s too late.  Here are a few options that will allow you to ensure everything will be alright:

1. Encrypeted Thumb Drive – $79.99
2. CD-ROM – $69.99
3. Two Hour Seminar – $149.99 Per Person

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