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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

  • Philippines: Tropical Depression Amang - Jan 2019
    GLIDE number: EC-2019-000006-PHLDisaster type: Tropical CycloneAffected countries: PhilippinesHeavy rainfall (greater than 7.5 mm per hour) is currently expected over Caraga Region (Region XIII), Davao Region (Region XI) and Eastern Visayas (VIII)…
    - 3 days ago 18 Jan 19, 12:00am -
  • Lebanon: Middle East: Floods and Cold Wave - Dec 2018
    GLIDE number: ST-2019-000002-LBNDisaster type: Cold Wave, Flood, Severe Local StormAffected countries: Jordan, Lebanon, Syrian Arab RepublicQatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has responded to the heavy rain and subsequent floods in northern Syria,…
    - 14 days ago 7 Jan 19, 12:00am -
  • Thailand: Tropical Storm Pabuk - Jan 2019
    GLIDE number: TC-2019-000001-THADisaster type: Flood, Tropical CycloneAffected countries: Cambodia, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet NamTropical storm Pabuk is heading west-northwest towards southern Thailand strengthening and is expected…
    - 19 days ago 2 Jan 19, 12:00am -
  • Philippines: Tropical Depression Usman - Dec 2018
    GLIDE number: EC-2018-000426-PHLDisaster type: Flood, Land Slide, Tropical CycloneAffected countries: PhilippinesOn 29 December 2018, Tropical Depression "Usman" made landfall in the vicinity of Borongan, Eastern Samar, at 6:00 AM, and weakened in…
    - 27 days ago 25 Dec 18, 12:00am -
  • Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka: Floods - Dec 2018
    GLIDE number: FL-2018-000425-LKADisaster type: Flash Flood, FloodAffected countries: Sri LankaDue to heavy rains and floods in five districts of the Northern Province on 22 December, more than 45,000 people from nearly 14,000 families had been aff…
    - 30 days ago 22 Dec 18, 12:00am -


  • Does the Sun Affect our Weather and Climate?
    There have many arguments about whether or not variations in the Sun's activity affect our weather and climate. The Old Farmer's Almanac's long-range forecasts are based predominantly upon solar activity, with their basis being that changes in…
    - 6 days ago 15 Jan 19, 5:00am -
  • Weather on the First Thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving travel always makes weather a big concern, so I thought it might be fun to write about weather on the very first Thanksgiving. Ironically, we know more about the weather than the date itself!We believe that first Thanksgiving feast…
    - 63 days ago 19 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • Does Warmer Weather Mean More Hurricanes and Tornadoes?
    This past hurricane season was a notable one, with some very strong and unusual storms in the Atlantic/Gulf, eastern/central Pacific, and western Pacific regional basins. Does this have any connection to a changing climate? Let's have a look.Hu…
    - 65 days ago 16 Nov 18, 9:55pm -
  • A Look At Last Summer's Forecast by The Old Farmer's Almanac
    In every annual Old Farmer's Almanac edition, we show you how accurate our forecast was for the previous winter. However, because the publication cycle requires that we finalize the weather for the print edition in the spring, before summer…
    - 79 days ago 2 Nov 18, 1:27pm -
  • 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 tak…
    - 21 Sep 18, 3:41pm -

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