When you have time, the list of items to take can be long. But when you have to leave quickly or, as in the case of the recent hurricane in Houston, to be rescued, the list has to be short and include only what you are able to carry. What do you take?
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Clean up after a disaster can be a nightmare as you rummage through a lifetime of memories now dirty and soggy. Don’t give up. All is not lost and many treasures can be saved if you follow proper procedures. If you are heading out to help those who have suffered the flooding of their home please study these tips before you leave.
As floodwaters recede in Texas we look toward hurricane season and wonder if we will see more such as Harvey. Now is a good time to be better informed about the huge task of clean up that follows flooding. Floods can and do happen everywhere from time-to-time, so nobody is immune to that risk.
Do you know what to do should a terrorist attack occur? Does your family know what to do?
As of June 23, 2017 there have been 596 terrorist attacks worldwide with 4,044 fatalities. There are at least 6 radical Islamic groups responsible for these attacks and none of the statistics take gang related terrorism into account. Why this depressing discussion? We can and should prepare should terrorism hit close to our home.
Many in the preparedness community discourage the purchase of mylar blankets. That is not the case for me. I say stock up! How can we benefit from a stash of emergency blankets? Here are some uses for them that you might not have considered.