Tag Archives: tsunami

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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Tsunami Warning

As we were watching the coverage of Hurricane Sandy – a Frankenstorm, Megastorm, Superstorm hybrid of a mess converging on the East Coast, a 7.7 earthquake hit off the coast of western Canada.  After an hour or two the authorities … Continue reading

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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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Emergency Medical Alternatives

Here we are in 2012 already. Those of you aware of the Mayan calendar (and who isn’t anymore) may be wondering about that. I am too – but being prepared this year doesn’t automatically make you someone who thinks the … Continue reading

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Community Hazard Preparedness Workshops coming to Hilo and Kona

MEDIA RELEASE Are you prepared for the next natural hazard? Saturday, JUNE 25th 8:30am-12:30pm University of Hawaii- Hilo UCB Lecture Hall- 200 W. Kawili St, Hilo Saturday, JULY 16 th 8:30am-12:30pm West Hawaii Civic Center- Community Meeting Hale Bldg. G … 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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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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