When a storm hits, you can never be too sure of whether you will have power. If you don’t have power, you will soon lose the ability to draw water from its source as well. This will pose a problem for drinking cooking and bathing. Having an emergency water supply is one of the most important things you need to
Storing food for emergencies isn’t difficult as you might think. Most of your decisions will come down to price, availability and food preferences – there is a survival food plan of action for just about everyone.Many survivalists buy MREs, or Meals Ready to Eat. These are a good option as they provide about 2,000 calories per meal plus essential vitamins.
Greetings on a sunny Friday in July! As much as Emergency Preparedness is a subject that requires a sober, balanced, well thought out approach, there are also humourous ways to look at it. Our first link is to an audio click from The Onion, from there we move on to Emergency Preparedness for Boomers and we conclude with another humorous bit called
Once upon a time if you were the sort of person who kept two years worth of food in the form of MRE’s, canned peaches, and freeze-dried meals, you might have been called a nut job by some of the less understanding members of the public. Nowadays, maybe because of programs like “The Walking Dead” and the recurring joke of
The summer weather here on the west coast has finally arrived. We are basking in 20 degree temperatures after enduring a June that did not reach the high teens more than once or twice. Natural disasters have struck across our fair country from flooding in the interior of BC to wildfires in Northern Ontario. Emergency preparedness is being driven home
Power outages frequently plague the east coast of Canada, especially recently with many of the storms. When you are in an area that has a power outage, you need to consider having an emergency stash of supplies. This includes some freeze-dried food Canada that actually tastes good.Too many people go to the supermarket and stock up on canned soups, rice
Greetings from Victoria BC where I have been busy checking out this weeks articles, blog posts and product reviews to pass on to our readers. One provincial department that I follow on Twitter is @EmergencyInfoBC. They are fantastic on keeping us up to date on breaking emergency news, events that are promoting safety and awareness and are full of great
You never know when an emergency is going to strike, but keeping emergency survival kits on hand is essential to making sure you encounter no problems during disasters. You need to be completely prepared ahead of time so that you don't have to run around at the last minute, trying to figure out how you're going to cope with a