6 Coolest Gadgets for Disaster Preparedness On and Off the Slopes

There are a number of cool gadgets that make technology an intricate participant in skiers’ personal disaster preparedness. Which are the six coolest gadgets that might just save your life (but don’t cost a mint)? Avalanche Transceivers (costs range from $200 to $500) Skiing is a dangerous sport, but skiing out of bounds is a…

Buckeyes Bridge Emergency Preparedness with Daily Life

Ohio boasts a large rural population that is descended from the pioneers that settled the state in the early 1800’s. My family belongs to that group and that pioneer spirit has remained as has the love of independence, personal responsibility, and self-reliance. Most any home you are welcomed into in Wayne County will have many…

Items Our Family Keeps in Our Emergency Preparedness Kit

One of the saddest stories that my husband ever heard was from one of his coworkers. Several years earlier her husband and daughter were killed in a tornado. Her family was sleeping when the tornado sirens went off; they did not hear the sirens or the bad weather. Her husband was sleeping on the bed…

How to Be Prepared for a Hurricane

There are so many natural disasters that could possibly happen all over the country. All of these possible scenarios require a certain amount of preparedness so that you are not brought to your knees due to poor preparation. The natural likely natural disaster to occur where I live is a hurricane. Here is how you…

Taking Emergency Preparedness Against Disasters to the Extreme

After having our clocks cleaned by Mother Nature when Hurricane Katrina hit in the Gulf of Mexico, natural disasters around the world tend to hit us all closer to the heart. We now know that no one is immune from Mother Nature’s deadly effects. But disaster preparedness needs to be more than just a few…

What I Learned About Earthquake Preparedness

The past ten years feel like they have brought on a lot of natural disasters such as hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes, and floods. There are regions that are luckier than others, however, we are all prone to some sort of natural disaster, even if its lightning hitting a tree that could fall on our house. In…