Recently, in 2009, central and southern Ontario was besieged by numerous tornados. Eleven of these twisters touched ground. They damaged over 600 homes. In 2006, three storm systems roared up the west coast of Canada. Heavy winds and rain left over 240,000 people with no electricity, according to the Edmonton Sun.Natural disasters can happen to anyone at anytime. Canada has
If my time is up, so be it.The problem is that if there is a disaster of any type, there is likelihood you will survive. And if you are going to survive, you might as well be safe with food, water, first aid supplies, etc.A disaster is unlikely to happen.For the most part, earthquakes, winter storms, flooding, etc happen on
Without question, everyone should engage in “emergency preparedness.” Many possible disasters are just around the corner—everything from another major terrorist attack (this time perhaps involving an atomic device), a fast-moving epidemic, a large chemical fire/spill, or even something as simple as a local electricity company shutting down for a while.Any of these disasters may result in no electricity, contaminated public
Hello on this Friday afternoon to close out August 2012. As Hurricane Issac brings flooding after sidestepping New Orleans, it is also bringing much needed rain to drought stricken area's. September is National Preparedness Month in the US and is a good reminder for those of us north of the border to keep it front and centre in our policies
Water is the new item of purchase, suddenly having an emergency water supply does not sound unrealistic. For years people have had water funneled into their homes through pipes. This is a convenience whether it is done by well pumps or city reservoirs. There are temporary options that will supply anyone with clean water. Buying water by the bottle is
Preparing for an emergency before it occurs is the best way to fend off disaster. Planning allows you to gather supplies and be mentally ready. Emotions can flare during emergencies and having premade arrangements helps the whole family stay calm. The most important aspect of any disaster preparedness plan is creating a water supply. Water is essential to human life,
VICTORIA, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BC schools are now better prepared for emergencies with the addition of Super Tanker Water Storage containers from Total Prepare, ensuring on-hand, on-demand and safe water for students and school personnel for drinking, first-aid or other emergency needs.Preparing, providing for, and protecting students is a goal of every educator and school administrator. Proper Emergency preparedness is an essential responsibility.
Emergency preparedness is on many people's minds lately. There have been many natural disasters all over the world in recent years. One of the biggest lessons we can take away from all of these events is that when you are prepared before disaster strikes you will be much better off. All of us should have a few important items on