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September is National Preparedness Month

In the wake of Hurricane Isaac, President Obama has declared September National Preparedness Month. It’s a good time to take another look at your family’s state of disaster readiness. If you live on Oahu, a Preparedness EXPO sponsored by FEMA, … Continue reading

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Pay Attention, Hawaii: FEMA running out of money

So far this season, Hawaii has not been under threat from a hurricane, even though fierce storms on the mainland US continue to cause trouble for millions of people living in their paths. Hurricane Irene, though not a high category … Continue reading

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Surviving an Earthquake: the Triangle of Life

Growing up on the East Coast, I never experienced any earthquakes. My parents, who still live there, to this day have never felt a quake. But in 1992, I moved to Los Angeles. (In fact I arrived in April of … Continue reading

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Preparing for an Earthquake: What You Can Do…

Particularly since the recent earthquake/tsunami in Japan, I’ve noticed more articles about preparedness.  ABC news recently published Preparing for an Earthquake: What You Can Do to Stay Safe.  The article notes how woefully unprepared the US is for major disasters, … Continue reading

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Aloha world!

Along with my family, I have been preparing for uncertain times for years now.  This new site is dedicated to posting information and resources both local and global to aid families and communities. Most recently, the earthquake in Japan and … Continue reading

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