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Disaster Preparedness Blog

  • 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 -
  • Ebola Virus - Why Has It Spread So Far, So Fast?
    Source: CDC - Ebola VirusThe Ebola outbreak in the West African Countries of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone has so far caused Suspected Case Deaths: 961, with Suspected and Confirmed Case Count: 1779 as of this writing.The spread of the…
    - 9 Aug 14, 7:37pm -
  • Where are the Safest States to Live In 2014?
    According to the study, Massachusetts is the safest State to live and New Hampshire comes in at number two. Overall the entire North-East of the United States is pretty safe overall based on this study.The study used the following safety factors…
    - 12 Jul 14, 7:48pm -

Relief Web

  • Dominican Republic: Dominican Republic: Cholera Outbreak - Sep 2018
    GLIDE number: EP-2018-000145-DOMDisaster type: EpidemicAffected countries: Dominican RepublicIn July 2018, the Ministry of Public Health and Epidemiology reported that the Los Pinos Health Center (La Descubierta, municipality) saw an increase in th…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 12:00am -
  • Philippines: Typhoon Mangkhut - Sep 2018
    GLIDE number: TC-2018-000149-PHLDisaster type: Tropical CycloneAffected countries: China, China - Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region), China - Taiwan Province, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands (The United States of America), Philippines, Thaila…
    - 16 days ago 7 Sep 18, 12:00am -
  • Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe: Cholera Outbreak - Sep 2018
    GLIDE number: EP-2018-000150-ZWEDisaster type: EpidemicAffected countries: ZimbabweOn 6 September 2018, a cholera outbreak was declared in Harare by the Ministry of Health...after confirmation of 11 cases for cholera on rapid diagnostic test kits a…
    - 17 days ago 6 Sep 18, 12:00am -
  • Madagascar: Madagascar: Drought - Aug 2018
    GLIDE number: DR-2018-000141-MDGDisaster type: DroughtAffected countries: MadagascarSevere drought conditions during southern Madagascar’s rainy season from November 2017 to April 2018 has led to nearly dry dams in many parts of the south. This d…
    - 24 days ago 30 Aug 18, 12:00am -
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea: DPR Korea: Floods - Aug 2018
    GLIDE number: FL-2018-000144-PRKDisaster type: FloodAffected countries: Democratic People's Republic of KoreaOn 24 August, Tropical Storm Soulik caused extremely heavy rainfall, resulting in heavy flooding in Kangwon and South Hamgyong provinces. M…
    - 30 days ago 24 Aug 18, 12:00am -

Almanac

  • Worst Hurricanes in American History (Part III)
    Now that we are well into hurricane season, we'll continue to look back at some of the most notable hurricanes that have hit the United States. Previously, we've looked at storms from the early 1900s through the early 1990s. Let's now take a look…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 3:41pm -
  • Weather's Effects on Culture and The Arts
    Weather has played a critical role in history on a number of occasions, dramatically changing the flow of events and what might have been. This month, we will look at a few times when weather has impacted culture and the arts.You are likely fam…
    - 8 days ago 14 Sep 18, 6:53pm -
  • Worst Hurricanes in American History (Part II)
    Hurricane season is now in session—and continues until November 30. This month we spotlight the most severe late–20th-century hurricanes.See the worst hurricanes from the first half of the 20th century.Hurricane CarolIn August 1954…
    - 16 days ago 7 Sep 18, 1:12pm -
  • Hot News About This Summer
    July 2018 may have been the hottest month ever recorded on Earth, as several locations in the Northern Hemisphere recorded their hottest temperatures ever. Similarly, temperatures during the Southern Hemisphere winter were unusually mild this year. L…
    - 37 days ago 16 Aug 18, 9:00pm -
  • Climate, Change, and CO2: How Each Affects the Weather
    We see the weather change every day; weather is the condition of the atmosphere over relatively short periods of time, from seconds to a few years. Less apparent are changes in climate: Climate is the average and range of weather events over longer p…
    - 65 days ago 20 Jul 18, 12:32pm -

California Weather Blog

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