Tag Archives: Disaster

Sarges Disaster List


Disasters are events that affect a large number of people and can overwhelm the normal emergency services. Most people are quite familiar with the fires; the wrath of mother nature – severe storms, such as tornados, ice storms, hail, severe … Continue reading

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The Stages Of Disaster


One of the biggest challenges for disaster and survival preparedness includes the general public acknowledging that there is the possibility of disaster, and then actually forming contingency plans and preparations for a disaster. You may be tuned in to “risk awareness”, but how … Continue reading

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Harry Shearer’s New Documentary “The Big Uneasy”: Katrina Was A ‘Man-Made’ Not A ‘Natural’ Disaster


I recently watched a review copy of Harry Shearer’s new documentary “The Big Uneasy,” which examines the underlying reasons for the Hurricane Katrina disaster. The movie was particularly striking to me in that it takes a rare non-partisan approach to the topic. … Continue reading

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DIY Disaster Survival


Each year, it seems that more and more disasters hit with increasing severity. September 11, the Indian Ocean tsunami, Katrina, Sichuan, Haiti, Japan, Sandy. Society has not been able to prevent their devastation, and the impact of each is still being … Continue reading

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