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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

  • Russian Federation: Russian Federation: Floods - Oct 2018
    GLIDE number: FL-2018-000360-RUSDisaster type: FloodAffected countries: Russian FederationDue to heavy rains and storms starting on 24 October 2018, a total of 2,545 houses of Krasnodar Krai (region) of Russia were flooded, affecting tens of thous…
    - 23 days ago 24 Oct 18, 12:00am -
  • Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad and Tobago: Floods - Oct 2018
    GLIDE number: FL-2018-000194-TTODisaster type: Flash Flood, Flood, Severe Local StormAffected countries: Trinidad and TobagoOn 18 - 19 October, Trinidad and Tobago experienced torrential rainfall, according to Government officials, Trinidad alone r…
    - 29 days ago 18 Oct 18, 12:00am -
  • Yemen: Tropical Cyclone Luban - Oct 2018
    GLIDE number: TC-2018-000163-YEMDisaster type: Flood, Tropical CycloneAffected countries: Oman, Somalia, YemenThe Very Severe Cyclonic Storm over westcentral Arabian Sea moved northwestwards with a speed of 07kmph during past six hours and lay cent…
    - 37 days ago 10 Oct 18, 12:00am -
  • Haiti: Haiti: Earthquake - Oct 2018
    GLIDE number: EQ-2018-000160-HTIDisaster type: EarthquakeAffected countries: HaitiAccording to the Technical Unit of Seismology, a 5.9-magitude earthquake on the Richter scale occurred on Saturday, 6 October 2018 at 20:12 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT…
    - 40 days ago 7 Oct 18, 12:00am -
  • Honduras: Honduras: Floods - Oct 2018
    GLIDE number: FL-2018-000164-HNDDisaster type: FloodAffected countries: HondurasHeavy rains that started on 4 October in Honduras have caused flooding and landslides across the country. Most damage has been reported in Francisco Morazán, Valle, an…
    - 42 days ago 5 Oct 18, 12:00am -

Almanac

  • newWeather 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 (not that different than the predictions for 2018!).Ironically, we know more about the weather for Thank…
    - 14 hours ago 15 Nov 18, 5:00am -
  • 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 weathe…
    - 13 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 take a look…
    - 55 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…
    - 62 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…
    - 69 days ago 7 Sep 18, 1:12pm -

California Weather Blog

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