Tag Archives: Emergency

Guest Post: How to Build a Survival Cache in Case of an Emergency


A survival cache is a container of items that will be useful for survival in the midst of an emergency situation. It is a good idea to build one ahead of time in case of a natural disaster or other … Continue reading

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Review: UCO 9 Hour Emergency Candles


Emergency Outdoors on December 26th 2012 During our recent major storm that hit our region, Hurricane Sandy, we got a taste of what it would be like during an extended power outage. One of the best things that we had … Continue reading

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Emergency Radios That Still Don’t Communicate With Each Other 9 Years Later & The Danger To Government Credibility With The Public


For government authorities one of — if not the most — important part of homeland security/disaster preparedness and response is its credibility with the public. There will always be skepticism about government communication, but the ability of the authorities to … Continue reading

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The Mountain House Bug Out Bucket: A must-have for any emergency


Mountain House foods have consistently ranked at the top of every consumer taste test I’ve read. Two nights ago I fed their Beef Stroganoff with Noodles to my husband for dinner, and he was perfectly happy. Even asked for seconds. … Continue reading

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Get Some Inexpensive Culture (& Prepare Your Family For An Emergency At Same Time) — NYC Offering Museum Discounts If You Fill Out A Family Communications Plan


I’m always on the lookout for clever preparedness ideas and have found one in my own backyard. New York City’s Office of Emergency Management (NYC-OEM) has organized an interesting partnership with several museums. Any New Yorkers who visit the Intrepid … Continue reading

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