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Disaster Preparedness Blog

  • Scenario of the Month: An Ice-Storm Wrecks Havoc
    Melted Fiber-optic CableIt is Mid-November. After a week of above-average temperatures and some heavy rain. A massive cold front has moved into your area causing an ice-storm and covering everything in layers of ice. The Mayor has declared a local…
    - 21 Nov 19, 7:56pm -
  • Disaster Tip of The Week: Set Meeting Points to Reunite With Family and Loved Ones
    Meeting PointsIt's hard to believe I wrote a brief post about this over ten years ago - Have a Designated Meeting Place For Your Family. Today, I'd like to expand on this a bit more.Odds are when a disaster or other unexpected event occurs you are…
    - 17 Oct 19, 10:16pm -
  • Medicine and Preparedness: The 22 Medications You Need in Your Personal Stockpile
    Mdeicine for SurvivalMedicine and Preparedness: The 22 Medications You Need in Your Personal Stockpile NOW!I have seen and read many posts over the years about adding or using medicines meant for pets during preparedness or survival situations. Now…
    - 5 Feb 17, 12:04am -
  • WHY YOU SHOULDN'T HAVE A THREE DAY SUPPLY OF WATER
    Water is Life by Williami5 via FlickerHaving water is essential for survival. This we know. Over the years however a massive campaign was launched to get ALL Americans to have At Least three days of water stored for emergencies. This then become 72…
    - 12 Sep 14, 7:58pm -
  • Ebola Virus - Major Issues Coming to Light on Containment
    Source: CDC Ebola VirusWhile I took some downtime for my birthday major things were going on in the world that I missed. One of these events surrounds some major developments regarding the containment of Ebloa or the lack there of.Though current re…
    - 13 Aug 14, 5:14pm -

Relief Web

  • West Africa: Locust Infestation - May 2020
    Affected countries: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal Glide: IN-2020-000139-NGA FAO is seeking $50 million–$75 million for the control, su…
    - 5 days ago 21 May 20, 12:00am -
  • Tropical Cyclone Amphan - May 2020
    Affected countries: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand Glide: TC-2020-000136-MMR A deep depression over southeast Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm "Amphan…
    - 10 days ago 16 May 20, 12:00am -
  • Typhoon Vongfong - May 2020
    Affected country: Philippines Glide: TC-2020-000134-PHL As of 11 May, a tropical depression named Vongfong (locally named Ambo) was located about 400km east of Mindanao and was moving in…
    - 15 days ago 11 May 20, 12:00am -
  • Uganda: Floods and Landslides - May 2020
    Affected country: Uganda Glide: FL-2020-000132-UGA At least 500 families are displaced in Busia District (eastern Uganda) and in urgent need of shelter and food. In south-western Uganda,…
    - 22 days ago 4 May 20, 12:00am -
  • Ethiopia: Floods - Apr 2020
    Affected country: Ethiopia Glide: FL-2020-000126-ETH In the past few weeks, flood incidences were reported from some areas of the country. On 24 April, flash floods killed four persons a…
    - 32 days ago 24 Apr 20, 12:00am -

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