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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

  • Oman: Tropical Cyclone Mekunu - May 2018
    GLIDE number: TC-2018-000062-OMNDisaster type: Tropical CycloneAffected countries: Oman, Somalia, YemenA new tropical storm has developed in the southwest Arabian Sea where it intensified yesterday evening into Cyclone Mekunu. The cyclone is moving…
    - 2 days ago 23 May 18, 12:00am -
  • Somalia: Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
    GLIDE number: TC-2018-000059-SOMDisaster type: Tropical CycloneAffected countries: Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, YemenA tropical cyclone formed in the Gulf of Aden between Yemen and northern Somalia on 16 May 2018. The cyclone system caused heavy ra…
    - 6 days ago 19 May 18, 12:00am -
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - May 2018
    GLIDE number: EP-2018-000049-CODDisaster type: EpidemicAffected countries: Democratic Republic of the CongoThe Government of the [DRC] declared a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Bikoro in Equateur Province today...The outbreak declarat…
    - 17 days ago 8 May 18, 12:00am -
  • El Salvador: El Salvador: Earthquake - May 2018
    GLIDE number: EQ-2018-000053-SLVDisaster type: EarthquakeAffected countries: El SalvadorThe Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources reported a seismic swarm in the area located between the municipalities of Chirilagua in San Miguel Department…
    - 20 days ago 5 May 18, 12:00am -
  • Burundi: Burundi: Floods - Apr 2018
    GLIDE number: FL-2018-000054-BDIDisaster type: FloodAffected countries: BurundiOn 4 May, a heavy rainfall led to flooding in Gatumba, located at approximately 12 kilometres from the city of Bujumbura. This was one of the many floods which have affe…
    - 21 days ago 4 May 18, 12:00am -


  • Weather's Important Role in Religious History
    Throughout history, religious milestones and unusual weather events and natural phenomena have often coincided. Whether you believe in the divine or not, it can be interesting to contemplate the connections. Noah's ArkPerhaps the best-know…
    - 2 days ago 23 May 18, 2:25pm -
  • Wartime Weather
    Weather has played a critical role in history on a number of occasions. In both the American Revolutionary War and World War II, different weather outcomes than actually occurred might have led to the opposite side emerging victorious. The Rev…
    - 38 days ago 16 Apr 18, 4:52pm -
  • Cats and Weather—The Folklore
    You can blame this blog on my cat sprawling on my computer when I was trying to write this weather blog.Apparently my keyboard was the only suitable place in the entire house for a catnap.After a struggle for territory, I found myself broo…
    - 43 days ago 12 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • Why Baby Animals Are Easter Symbols
    Why are baby animals associated with Easter? And where did the Easter bunny come from? Enjoy our seasonal weather post—and, of course, adorable pictures of baby animals!Of course, spring does provide the best weather conditions for the anim…
    - 60 days ago 26 Mar 18, 4:00am -
  • Cold Spells Contrast With Arctic Warmth
    The end of winter in North America brought chilly weather in many regions, and the cold and snow in Europe made news headlines. But the most unusual weather this winter is going on at the North Pole—with exceptionally high temperatures at the Arcti…
    - 63 days ago 22 Mar 18, 7:45pm -

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