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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

  • Madagascar: Tropical Storm Eliakim - Mar 2018
    GLIDE number: TC-2018-000023-MDGDisaster type: Tropical CycloneAffected countries: MadagascarSevere Tropical Storm Eliakim made landfall in the Masoala Peninsula on 16 March at 10 a.m. local time. The weather system is expected to make a second lan…
    - 6 days ago 16 Mar 18, 12:00am -
  • Papua New Guinea: Papua New Guinea: Earthquakes - Feb 2018
    GLIDE number: EQ-2018-000020-PNGDisaster type: Earthquake, Land SlideAffected countries: Papua New GuineaA 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck on 26 February (25 February UTC), with its epicentre in Nipa-Kutubu district, Southern Highlands province. Th…
    - 25 days ago 25 Feb 18, 12:00am -
  • Uganda: Uganda: Cholera Outbreak - Feb 2018
    GLIDE number: EP-2018-000021-UGADisaster type: EpidemicAffected countries: UgandaOn 23 February 2018, the Uganda Ministry of Health notified WHO of an outbreak of cholera in Kyangwali refugee settlement, located in Hoima district in the western par…
    - 27 days ago 23 Feb 18, 12:00am -
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: DR Congo: Polio Outbreak - Feb 2018
    GLIDE number: EP-2018-000104-CODDisaster type: EpidemicAffected countries: Democratic Republic of the CongoOn 13 February 2018, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared the ongoing outbreak of circulating vaccin…
    - 37 days ago 13 Feb 18, 12:00am -
  • Tonga: Tropical Cyclone Gita - Feb 2018
    GLIDE number: TC-2018-000102-TONDisaster type: Tropical CycloneAffected countries: American Samoa, Fiji, New Caledonia (France), Niue (New Zealand), Samoa, Tonga, VanuatuTropical Cyclone Gita passed by Samoa on 10 February 2018 and Niue on 11 Febru…
    - 42 days ago 8 Feb 18, 12:00am -


  • Winter Olympics 2018: Why Such Extreme Cold?
    Who has been watching the Winter Olympics? Did anyone notice (from your cozy living room) that many of the days were not just cold . . . they were bone-chillingly frigid? What caused such extreme temperatures for a location at the same latitude as…
    - 28 days ago 22 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • Will Record-Warmth Continue in 2018?
    According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 2017 was the second warmest year in surface temperatures averaged across the entire Earth since global estimates began in 1880. So what should we expect for 2018?The only wa…
    - 34 days ago 15 Feb 18, 9:36pm -
  • How Mardi Gras Started: Hard Winters and Charity
    It's hard to believe that Mardi Gras started with long hard winters and acts of charity. However, before it was a day for parties, Mardi Gras started out as a day to help the hungry and the poor.Most people know Mardi Gras as the last extrava…
    - 42 days ago 8 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • The Worst Blizzards in Recent History
    Do you have memories of bad blizzards? Let's take a look back at some of the most memorable February storms of the past 50 years.Worst Blizzards in (Recent) HistoryDoes anyone remember the blizzard of February of 1972? I was near Itha…
    - 49 days ago 1 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • Super Bowl Weather Through the Years
    Super Bowl® LII will be played on February 4, 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. While we wait for Game Day, let's take a look back at past Super Bowl weather!Super Bowl ForecastAlthough the Super Bowl itself is played i…
    - 59 days ago 22 Jan 18, 5:00am -

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