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What if Sandy had been a Volcano?

Watching the aftermath of Sandy, my heart goes out to all the people affected by the storm, for lost loved ones, lost homes and lost treasures. So much has been tragically wiped away. But this blog is about emergency preparedness, … Continue reading

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Know What You Have, and Have What You Know You’ll Need

In emergency situations, there’s not always time to have to remember where you put one item or another. Did I remember to put the flashlight in the bugout bag? Did I remember to buy more coffee for the storage pantry? … Continue reading

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Bugging Out: Emergency Preparedness Kits

There are innumerable scenarios in which you might have to quickly grab a bag and get out of dodge.  Is a tsunami on its way to your beachfront bungalow?  Did a large earthquake just render your apartment building uninhabitable?  Is … Continue reading

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April is Tsunami Awareness Month

April is Tsunami Awareness Month in Hawaii. Each year, tsunami response exercises are held by civil defense, military and first responders. The recent earthquake and resulting tsunami from Japan last month certainly highlights the need for everyone to be aware … Continue reading

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