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Do you know the 5 types of floods, and which ones are prone to your area? Learn about the different types of floods and be prepared!

5 Types of Floods You Should Prepare For

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On the evening of September 27th through the 28th, the moon will turn blood red during the total lunar eclipse. What does the eclipse mean to you?

Total Eclipse: Beautiful Moon or Dreadful Sign?

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10 years after Hurricane Katrina, we are still learning how to prepare for disasters. Learn from the past, and let Katrina help you prepare for the future.

5 Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina

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Tropical storm Erika is heading for Florida. While there hasn't been a hurricane there for 10 years, complacency will only cause trouble.

Tropical Storm Erika is Coming. Are You Complacent?

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We look at blood moon science to understand why it happens, and why we should still prepare for an event taking place over 200,000 miles away.

Blood Moon Science...and Why You Should Still Prepare

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The way you prepare freeze-dried meals vs dehydrated foods can vary depending on your food. Learn how your just add water meals should be prepared.

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A French couple died because of too little water on a desert hike, but their son survived. Even just a little water can make all the difference.

A Little Water Can Go a Long Way

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The recent blood moons have created a lot of buzz, but there are other unforeseen events we need to prepare for. Blood moons or not, it is best to be ready.

Who Needs Blood Moons When There Are Black Swans?

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Having a business disaster plan can mean the difference of opening up shop quickly after a disaster and closing doors forever.

8 Ways to Improve Your Business Disaster Plan

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Do you know when to filter your water versus purifying it? Make sure you have safe drinking water no matter where you are!

Store, Filter, Purify: 3 Ways to Have Safe Drinking Water

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Millions of gallons of yellow sludge spilled into the Animas River, but this effects your emergency water storage, even if you live far away.

What the Animas River Spill Teaches Us About Water Storage

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Having a home inventory could make the difference of many thousands of dollars. Learn how to start your home inventory here.

Why You Need a Home Inventory, and How to Do It Yourself

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The final blood moon of this tetrad is fast approaching and certain circles are hailing it as the beginning of the end. Should you be worried?

Blood Moon Tetrad: Should You Be Worried?

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Tornadoes are not confined to Tornado Alley. See where else they can happen.

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How much water you store in your home for emergencies will depend on your needs, such as family size, pets, children, and more.

How Much Water Should You Store?

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Know your risks for these 5 common natural disasters.

Beware These 5 Common Natural Disasters

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Everybody knows water is important to life, but do you know why water is so essential to your emergency preparations?

3 Reasons Why Water Is Essential for Emergency Storage

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Disasters can strike any time, so prepare your children for emergencies so even if you are separated from them, you will still know they are safe.

How to Prepare Your Children for Emergencies

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Even though it may be stiflingly hot outside, now is one of the best times to prepare for winter. There are great benefits in starting now.

Prepare for Winter...In the Summer

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Preparing pets for disaster is just as important as preparing yourself. Do you know these tips in how to prepare your pets?

Preparing Pets for Emergencies

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Minor emergencies happen with just as little warning as major ones. There are striking similarities in how you prepare for minor emergencies and major ones.

Preparing for Minor Emergencies

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When it comes to preparing children, you will want to prepare not only them, but others. See how this way of preparing children can be easy and important.

Preparing Children with Emergency Signs

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USGS describes the Hayward Fault as a ticking time bomb that could go off at any time.

The Hayward Fault is Overdue for a Massive Quake

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Whether it is a power outage or you are just away from a power source, you can still beat the heat without electricity. This is how.

7 Ways to Beat the Heat Without Electricity

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Even if you do not live in a high-risk disaster area, preparing for smaller, natural inconveniences can really make your life easier.

Natural Inconveniences - Are You Prepared?

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