Preparing for Emergencies

Hurricane

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Hurricanes are one of the most devastating forces in Mother Nature’s arsenal. It’s almost like a combination of all of nature’s elemental fury in one catastrophic yet awe-inspiring package. Damage to life and property from hurricanes are caused by the winds, storm surge, inland flooding and tornadoes that accompany them. There’s no stopping a hurricane; but there’s definitely something you…

emergency kit

How to Pack an Emergency Kit

Your emergency kit, aka disaster kit, bug-out bag or go-bag, is an essential part of your emergency plan. Depending on how well you’ve stocked yours, your chances of faring well in a disaster can be high or low. However, you tip the scales in your favor when you’ve got the bare necessities – and more – packed and ready to…