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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 -
    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

  • newUganda: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Jan 2020
    Affected country: Uganda Glide: EP-2020-000032-UGA On 24 January 2020, the Ministry of Health in Uganda declared an West Nile region and Buliisa in the western region...In total, five l…
    - 19 hours ago 24 Feb 20, 12:00am -
  • Tanzania: Floods - Jan 2020
    Affected country: United Republic of Tanzania Glide: FL-2020-000029-TZA On 27 January, heavy rainfall occurred in Kilwa, Liwale and Ruangwa districts in Lindi region in south-eastern Tan…
    - 27 days ago 27 Jan 20, 12:00am -
  • Turkey: Earthquake - Jan 2020
    Affected country: Turkey Glide: EQ-2020-000018-TUR A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck Eastern Turkey at 8:55 p.m. local time on 24 January, at a depth of 15km and centred near the distric…
    - 30 days ago 24 Jan 20, 12:00am -
  • Central African Republic: Measles Outbreak - Jan 2020
    Affected country: Central African Republic Glide: EP-2020-000120-CAF En 2019, plusieurs épidémies localisées de rougeole avaient été déclarées dans les districts sanitaires de Pao…
    - 30 days ago 24 Jan 20, 12:00am -
  • Madagascar: Floods - Jan 2020
    Affected country: Madagascar Glide: FL-2020-000019-MDG Since the beginning of the month, several areas of Madagascar have been affected by floods triggered by heavy rain, resulting in at…
    - 33 days ago 21 Jan 20, 12:00am -

California Weather Blog

  • Very dry conditions to continue at least through late February
    A bone-dry February compounds dry start to winter Autumn 2019 was record dry across parts of northern California. Despite an early December reprieve (especially in southern California), conditions have increasingly become increasingly dry across most…
    - 8 days ago 14 Feb 20, 9:45pm -
  • Warm and dry, then cool (and still dry), heading into February
    A dry (and warm, in most places) January in California Unusually dry conditions have been the rule over northern California since the early autumn–where dryness has persisted and become more anomalous in recent weeks. In southern California, howeve…
    - 22 days ago 31 Jan 20, 9:00pm -
  • Strong and cold NorCal storm Thursday, then a less active late January pattern to follow
    A pretty quiet winter so far The rainy season arrived haltingly in 2019-2020. After one of the latest arrivals of wetting rainfall on record in parts of California, very heavy precipitation in late November and early December (particularly in souther…
    - 38 days ago 15 Jan 20, 8:43pm -

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