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
As we move into August we cast our gaze south of the border where droughts and wildfires are on the news every night. It brings up serious questions about both emergency management and long term preparedness. We will start our Friday look at the fire situation in Oklahoma brought about by the severe drought, move on to a new Hurricane
Good Friday to you! This week cast our gaze further afar, outside of our continent of North America to see how the rest of the world is coping with their emergency preparedness and emergency response to natural disasters and some not so natural.We start our journey in Africa in Dadaab, eastern Kenya, which is home to the largest refugee complex in the world with a