Category Archives : GUIDE

06

Jul

How quickly can you evacuate?
How quickly can you evacuate?

You never know when or where a disaster can occur and, for sure, you’ll never know how much time you’ll have to react. Our local news ran a story and a video about an evac exercise with a young family READ MORE

06

Jul

5 Minute Warning: Preparing for a Disaster
5 Minute Warning: Preparing for a Disaster

Is your family prepared for a major disaster — to evacuate your home at a moment’s notice? No one ever expects to have to plan for the worst. That was also the case for one local family. It’s suppertime in READ MORE

06

Jul

Prepping 101 for People under 18
Prepping 101 for People under 18

It was recently brought to my attention via one of my twitter followers, that it is a lot more difficult to be a prepper when you are under 18. He pointed out that it is especially difficult to prep for READ MORE

06

Jul

How to Survive a Natural Disaster with a Camping Vacation Mindset  Read more at Suite101: Extra Emergency Survival Kit Necessities: How to Survive a Natural Disaster with a Camping Vacation Mindset

nyone who has ever been evacuated from, or isolated in, the family home because of a natural disaster, can attest to just how difficult it can be. But there are ways to alleviate some of the troubling aspects of the READ MORE

06

Jul

Disaster Survival Kits for Disabled and Elderly

The elderly and disabled are extremely vulnerable during natural disasters, and may not be aware of necessary measures for their own protection. Emergency preparedness kits are simple to compile, and can save the life of an elderly or disabled person READ MORE

06

Jul

A Fire Blanket is a Home Safety Essential
A Fire Blanket is a Home Safety Essential

Smoking and holiday decorations are also responsible for a large percentage of home fires. In most cases, when a fire is trapped beneath a fire blanket before it has the opportunity to spread, lives and possessions can be saved. What READ MORE

06

Jul

The Psychology of Survival
The Psychology of Survival

Handling the Emotions and Challenges of a Survival Situation Learn Survival Skills to Build Confidence – Laurie Lee Dovey When fighting to survive, emotions can be friends or they can be life-threatening foes. Fear, anxiety, anger, frustration, depression, guilt and loneliness READ MORE

02

May

The Family Survival Guide: A Review
The Family Survival Guide: A Review

As a provider for your family, you always want what will be best for them, especially in times of disaster. However, even by reading the Department of Defense’s website, you will be no more prepared for a real disaster than READ MORE

02

Feb

Welcome to the Family Survival Course
Welcome to the Family Survival Course

The potential harm to your family from even a brief period of social breakdown is so great that, even if you think the chance of this happening is remote, you must do what you can to prepare.  To ignore the potential is READ MORE