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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…
    - 21 days ago 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

  • Philippines: Philippines: Earthquake - Feb 2017
    GLIDE number: EQ-2017-000016-PHLDisaster type: EarthquakeAffected countries: PhilippinesAt 10:03 p.m. on 10 February 2017, a 6.7-magnitude earthquake with a depth of ten kilometres and an epicenter located near Surigao City caused loss of lives and…
    - 16 days ago 10 Feb 17, 12:00am -
  • Afghanistan: Afghanistan: Avalanches and Heavy Snowfalls - Jan 2017
    GLIDE number: AV-2017-000013-AFGDisaster type: Cold Wave, Snow AvalancheAffected countries: AfghanistanOn 25 January, heavy snowfall and freezing weather has killed 27 children in a remote district of northern Afghanistan. (RFE, 26 Jan 2017) An…
    - 32 days ago 25 Jan 17, 12:00am -
  • Algeria: Algeria: Cold Wave - Jan 2017
    GLIDE number: CL-2017-000011-DZADisaster type: Cold WaveAffected countries: AlgeriaAlgeria has been suffering from a cold wave that began on 16 January 2017. The falling snow and cold weather in Algeria has affected the Eastern, Central and the hig…
    - 41 days ago 16 Jan 17, 12:00am -
  • Philippines: Philippines: Floods and Landslides - Jan 2017
    GLIDE number: FL-2017-000010-PHLDisaster type: FloodAffected countries: PhilippinesAs of 20 January, over 63,000 people remain displaced due to flash floods in northern Mindanao and the Visayas from 16 January, with an estimated 48,000 people insid…
    - 41 days ago 16 Jan 17, 12:00am -
  • Morocco: Morocco: Cold Wave - Jan 2017
    GLIDE number: CW-2017-000008- MARDisaster type: Cold WaveAffected countries: MoroccoFrom mid-January, a cold wave has moved across Morocco affecting most cities. Temperatures have fallen rapidly, reach as low as -13 degrees Celsius in high altitude…
    - 42 days ago 15 Jan 17, 12:00am -

Almanac

  • Atmospheric Rivers: Why California Is Flooding
    Who knew Californians might be calling the five dry years of drought “The Good Old Days”? The state is being slammed by flying “Atmospheric Rivers"—rivers in the sky.The state is floundering in rain, snow, floods and mudslides. Roads ar…
    - 3 days ago 23 Feb 17, 5:00am -
  • The Story of Mardi Gras: Hard Winters and Great Parties
    When you look at the parades and parties of Mardi Gras, it’s hard to believe that it started with long hard winters and acts of charity.Most people know Mardi Gras as the last extravagant day before Lent. Even the name, Mardi Gras, translates…
    - 4 days ago 22 Feb 17, 5:00am -
  • Blizzards: Worst Blizzards in History
    With our forecast of a blizzard in many spots this February, it might be interesting to look at a few of the worst blizzards in history. Let's stick to recent history—blizzards we remember!Worst Blizzards in (Recent) HistoryDoes anyon…
    - 20 days ago 6 Feb 17, 5:00am -
  • Signs of a Cold Winter 2017
    For winter 2017, the Almanac has predicted colder-than-normal temperatures for most of the United States. Here's a weather update.By November and December, temperatures at and around the North Pole were rising above freezing, while Siberia sh…
    - 33 days ago 24 Jan 17, 7:06pm -
  • Can You Smell Rain Coming?
    Have you ever wondered why we can smell the rain coming? My grandfather could even track squirrels with his sense of smell. What he was best known for, however, was his incredible nose for weather.He could tell a storm was approaching bef…
    - 34 days ago 23 Jan 17, 2:58am -

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