Prepare in a Year: December – Home Hazard Hunt

The holidays are upon us. That means cooler temperatures, festive holiday decorations, and the need to save money for just the right gift for that special someone. It is also the perfect time to stay indoors… Read More

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Prepare in a Year: November – Sheltering

There are different types of sheltering that are appropriate for different types of disasters. Regardless of the type of disaster, the first step is to assess the situation and decide whether it is safe to stay… Read More

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Prepare in a Year: June – An Extended Event

Summer is almost here! Days of extended sunshine means it’s time to enjoy the great outdoors. It’s also a perfect time to gather items to be ready for two weeks and beyond! Following a major disaster,… Read More

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Prepare in a Year: May – Important Documents

Documents that prove identity, health, and finances are often not thought of as essential items in a disaster preparedness kit. However, these documents are critical in trying to return to normal following a disaster. Having quick… Read More

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Prepare in a Year: March – Water Storage

Clean water is essential for life, both for hydration and to prevent the spread of disease. Healthcare providers who assisted with disaster efforts in Puerto Rico treated multiple conditions related to contaminated water, including… Read More

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