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  • 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 -
    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

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: DR Congo: Floods - Jan 2018
    GLIDE number: FL-2018-000004-CODDisaster type: Flood, Land SlideAffected countries: Democratic Republic of the CongoHeavy rains began pouring in Kinshasa province during the night of 3 to 4 January 2018 and continued until 7 January. The water leve…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 18, 12:00am -
  • Philippines: Philippines: Mayon Volcano - Jan 2018
    GLIDE number: VO-2018-000005-PHLDisaster type: VolcanoAffected countries: PhilippinesOn the evening of 14 January, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHILVOLCS) raised Mayon Volcano’s alert level from II to III, signifying th…
    - 10 days ago 14 Jan 18, 12:00am -
  • Papua New Guinea: Papua New Guinea: Kadovar Volcano - Jan 2018
    GLIDE number: VO-2018-000002-PNGDisaster type: VolcanoAffected countries: Papua New GuineaThe remote Kadovar Island volcano became active on 5 January 2018 with mild volcanic activity on the south-eastern side of the island. The aerial assessment…
    - 19 days ago 5 Jan 18, 12:00am -
  • Madagascar: Tropical Cyclone Ava - Jan 2018
    GLIDE number: TC-2018-000001-MDGDisaster type: Tropical CycloneAffected countries: Madagascar, Réunion (France)Madagascar is on alert following the identification of a low weather pressure system off the north-east coast of the country, which is e…
    - 20 days ago 4 Jan 18, 12:00am -
  • Viet Nam: Tropical Cyclone Tembin - Dec 2017
    GLIDE number: TC-2017-000182-PHLDisaster type: Flood, Land Slide, Tropical CycloneAffected countries: Philippines, Viet NamOn 20 Dec 2017, Tropical Depression "Vinta" (local name) has intensified into a tropical storm as it continues to track westw…
    - 35 days ago 20 Dec 17, 12:00am -


  • Why a Warming World Could Turn Cold
    A few months ago, I discussed the challenges that forced me to modify the methodology that I use in making the long-range weather forecasts for The Old Farmer’s Almanac.The two primary challenges were that (1) increasingly, over the past two…
    - 4 days ago 19 Jan 18, 11:07pm -
  • Super Bowl Weather Through the Years
    Super Bowl® LII will be played on February 4, 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. While we wait for Game Day, let's take a look back at past Super Bowl weather!Super Bowl ForecastAlthough it’s always possible that weath…
    - 5 days ago 18 Jan 18, 4:25pm -
  • New Year’s Day Weather Folklore
    A new year is always ripe with possibilities. Though we have our forecasts, we also enjoy the tradition of looking to winter weather folklore.New Year's Weather FolkloreIn particular, weather folklore often looks to the wind.Try this.…
    - 40 days ago 14 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • How Will La Niña Affect Winter Weather?
    According to early reporting, it looks like we're in for another La Niña! What does that mean? How will La Niña affect your winter?As one of the main drivers of weather in the U.S. and around the world, La Niña affects your lives from w…
    - 54 days ago 30 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • A Costly Year: The Damaging Weather of 2017
    With wildfires, hurricanes, drought, and natural disasters, this year has been by far the costliest ever in the United States in terms of weather events. The total cost of weather-related damages has likely exceeded $350 billion, at least $100 billi…
    - 68 days ago 16 Nov 17, 5:00am -

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