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Here’s Malaysia’s Official Natural Disaster ‘Survival Pack’ Guide By MET

Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest stories and updates. The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami rocked this part of the world, directly affecting several countries such as India, Indonesia, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Thailand. Malaysia, Myanmar, Seychelles, Somalia and Tanzania were also affected, showing the major impact on a global scale. I […]

How To Prepare Financially for a Natural Disaster

John Wollwerth / Shutterstock.com If you are thinking of suffering a natural disaster like a flood, wildfire, tornado, earthquake, or hurricane, your focus is likely on your immediate survival, which makes sense. But what about your financial well-being? Read: The Standard Emergency Saving Advice Was Wrong – How Much Do You Really Need?Learn: Fun money […]

Official reminds residents of importance of disaster survival kit | Local News

As the winter weather season approaches, Hardin County’s emergency services director Bryce Shumate reminded people of the importance of an emergency survival kit during the Hardin Finance Court session Tuesday. From severe thunderstorms and tornado activity to freezing weather, this region is home to disasters of all shapes and sizes. Shumate said it was important […]

Three Threats to Future Generations: Should COVID-19 Change Our Thinking About Climate Disaster or the End of Democracy? | Neil H. Buchanan | Verdict

“We must change our ways, for the good of our children and grandchildren!” “My policies will benefit future generations!!” One of the most reliable—and frequently vapid—rhetorical moves by politicians is to assert a moral claim that current generations must adopt new policies because of a moral obligation to younger and future generations. Call it the […]

Austin, Travis County, AISD look to build collaboration on community disaster hubs

Austin, Travis County and Austin ISD officials met on September 24th to discuss local resilience planning. (Ben Thompson / Community Impact Newspaper) After the aftermath of February’s winter storm Uri left many without electricity or running water – a dangerous and sometimes deadly combination – the Austin area began building a network of safe shelters […]

Plan now to protect your animals in a disaster scenario | Blogs

It’s 3 a.m. and a piercing sound from your phone wakes you up. Your heart pounds and your hands shake as the urgent message penetrates: a disaster is right upon your area and it will occur within an hour. What should i do? Where should you go Will your whole family – including your animal […]

Gideon Rescue Company travels to places hit by natural disaster

A few years ago an ambulance doctor began studying at a small Christian college in Lincoln, Neb known as International Rescue and Relief. The coursework included rapid water rescue, wilderness survival and rescue, beach survival, marine survival, and a semester abroad at medical clinics in deprived areas. Brock Mayer of the Gideon Rescue Company was […]

Apocalyptic ‘good time’: Play aims to put fun in disaster preparedness

Links to the breadcrumb trail theatre Local art entertainment “Even before the pandemic, it felt like fear was becoming the dominant feeling of our time,” says co-creator Griffin McInnes of a show conceived in the pre-COVID era Author of the article: Shawn Conner Revelations tests the audience’s courage in end-of-the-world scenarios, followed by – what […]

Prepare To Protect Loved Ones With Family Disaster Plan – Oswego County Today

The Oswego County Public Safety Committee presented a proclamation to Cathleen Palmitesso, director of the County Emergency Management Office, declaring September National Preparatory Month. Pictured from left are Richard Kline, District 12; Bradley Trudell, District 7; Mary Ellen Chesbro, District 10; Vice Committee Chairman Marc Greco, District 24; Palmitesso; Committee chairman Terry Wilbur, District 21; […]

IEMA urges everyone to prepare for disaster

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency managers encourage Illinois residents to take time to prepare for potential emergencies at home, at work, and in the community. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on US soil. The events of that fateful day sparked a culture of […]