Have A Survival Plan: The Basics

Have A Survival Plan The Basics

The best way to ensure your survival during a disaster is to have a survival plan. This allows you to prepare for any unfortunate circumstance to ensure your survival. An emergency plan must be formulated and introduced to all the members of the family. Everyone should be fully oriented on the plan so that you … Read more

Transportation

Getting Around After a Disaster Once disaster strikes, transportation will undoubtedly be affected. Public transport like buses and trains will be put to a halt. Some roads may be affected which means getting around will be tough. Things are a little easier if you have a car. You can stay mobile for as long as … Read more

Survival Shelters

Emergency situations like storms, hurricanes, and earthquakes will force you out of your own home. Some local government units will provide you with an evacuation area you can stay in. The problem is that you might have to compete with everyone else in your town for resources. Portable Shelter It’s important to pack your own … Read more

Energy Is The Key To Survival

Energy sources are very important during emergency situations. Different energy sources are used to power various pieces of equipment. This includes your car for transportation to your stove for cooking. All energy on Earth comes from the sun. It is absorbed by plants through photosynthesis which is then absorbed by humans and animals that eat … Read more

Protecting Yourself During A Disaster

Defending Yourself and Your Family After a Disaster A disaster or a calamity brings out the best in people, but it also brings out the worst. Some intruders and thieves deem it as the perfect time to strike. Houses are torn, defenses are down, and there’s a demand for anything that’ll help people survive. You … Read more

Food Preservation Techniques

After you’ve acquired a fresh kill, there’s a possibility that you’ll have a lot of leftover meat. Small game like rabbits, squirrels, and ducks are good for a meal. Larger animals like deer will surely give you multiple servings for days. It’s a handy skill to know how to preserve the excess meat so that … Read more

Waste Disposal During An Emergency

Waste disposal is still important during an emergency situation because the environmental crisis is still imminent. The improper disposal of wastes negatively affects the quality of water and soil, hence affecting life. Dirty water has been causing health problems like cholera and dysentery. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), water-borne diseases are responsible for … Read more

Disaster Management Preparedness Introduction

A Lesson From Hurricane Katrina One of the worst hurricanes that ever struck the United States is Hurricane Katrina. It is a category 5 storm that happened last August 29, 2005, in the Gulf Coast. Eighteen hundred people died while another eighteen hundred were classified missing. The storm surge resulted in torn homes, ravaged infrastructure, … Read more