Preparedness Goals for the New Year

By Beth Buck     Well, now that Christmas has come and gone, it’s time to prepare for the New Year. Many of you reading this blog are probably interested in upping your preparedness game come January, and I applaud … Read More

8 Tips for Writing an Emergency Action Plan

Guest post by Kevin Nelson     People react to emergency situations differently: some are able to put themselves together and act quickly, while some start panicking and lose the ability to think clearly. If you are one of the … Read More

How to Evacuate with an Infant

By Beth Buck   The good news is evacuating your home with an infant is pretty much the same as going anywhere else with an infant, for better or for worse. There will be the possibility that the evacuation order … Read More

On Emergency Preparedness for Friends and Family

By Beth Buck   If you are reading this article, there’s a high probability that you’re something of an emergency preparedness enthusiast. You’ve reviewed FEMA statistics about natural disasters. If you don’t have a 72-hour kit and several buckets of … Read More

I Survived the Great American Eclipse

By Beth Buck   I spend the weekend before the eclipse in Eastern Idaho (purely for emergency preparedness-related research purposes, of course), keeping my eyes out for any signs of the “apoceclipse” or “eclipsepolypse” or “ragnarok,” that I might report … Read More

7 Ways To Keep Safe On Your College Campus

Guest post by Mary Walton   Living away from home for the first time can be exciting. You’re no longer living with your family; you have all the freedom you want! Despite this, you should still be responsible for your … Read More

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