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  • September marks National Emergency Preparedness Month-II
    September marks National Emergency Preparedness Month-II
    National Emergency Preparedness Month is a good time for preppers to imagine what they would do to survive the most likely disasters that they might someday encounter where they live. For the purposes of this article, imagine that a prepper family...
  • How can you help if you have no first aid skills?
    How can you help if you have no first aid skills?
    Although having first aid skills is preferable, there are ways for bystanders to help those who give first aid during an emergency, even if these bystanders have no first aid skills. Examples of such help might include:Calling 911 for an ambulance...
  • Gov. Jay Nixon
    Gov. Nixon declares state of emergency, midnight curfew in Ferguson
    On Saturday, Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency in Ferguson, Missouri, that includes a midnight curfew. The action was announced in a raucous public meeting that included Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ronald S. Johnson and...
  • Hurricane season
    Hawaii: It's time to be prepared for hurricane season again!
    Aloha all you environmental readers!Did you know that once again it is hurricane season!Do you think you're ready for a hurricane in caseit does hit the islands?What is a hurricane?Hurricane came from a Spanish word called "huracan"...
  • Preppers should not overlook preventative maintenance for their bodies
    Preppers should not overlook preventative maintenance for their bodies
    Just as preventative maintenance is important for preppers’ cars and houses, preventative maintenance also is important for preppers’ bodies. This article will give examples to emphasize the importance of this preventative maintenance...
  • Water warning
    Disaster: Water is off in Toledo
    Here is a live prepper emergency. The water has been turned off in your community because it is contaminated with microcystin. Bacteria is in the water in Toledo, Ohio at levels threatening to all living things. It damages the liver of humans and...
  • Clear communications are important during an emergency
    Clear communications are important during emergencies
    This article will use the example of a specific emergency to show why preppers need clear communications during emergencies. The example of an emergency in this article is of a wife and her 5 year old son who are stranded in their car, with...
  • Be prepared
    Guide to safe summer swimming with your dog: Be prepared
    Positive reinforcement can go a long way when teaching your dog to swim. Make sure you observe your dog closely at the water’s edge. Some dogs are thrown off by waves and it can take some getting used to. Be aware of any rip currents in the...
  • Woman Calls Police Over Ice Cream
    Woman calls police over ice cream: UK woman calls bobbies over lack of sprinkles
    A UK woman phoned up the police to report a crime – a lack of an acceptable amount of sprinkles on her ice cream sundae. Evidently, the customer was arguing with the owner of the shop because her sprinkles were only on one side of her ice...
  • A NOAA emergency radio has many advantages
    A NOAA emergency radio has many advantages
    Alerts from the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) radio have many advantages compared to alerts from a regular radio, a television set, and email alerts on an iPhone. This article will discuss these advantages and describe...
  • Pets
    Wis. Group Helps Chilean Animals In Need
    CHILE - Wisconsin's largest animal rights organization, Global Conservation Group is leading the way in animal rescue relief efforts in Chile after they experienced an 8.2 magnitude earthquake.The Group said on their Facebook Page: "Chile...
  • Dogs desperately need your help to get them in a better situation.
    31 dog emergency in West Union, SC needs your help and donations today.
    At the end of a long, dark gravel driveway off a country road in West Union, SC sits a couple of mobile homes, surrounded by dog kennels. There is no way someone could sneak up on this property, as long before you emerge from the dark tunnel of...
  • Miss Elisha and Miss Ryleigh; cousins
    A Four Year Old Recognized
    At a meeting of the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners and the Fire Department, March 18, 2014 was declared Elisha Powers Day. In a ceremony, Miss Elisha was recognized for her for the heroic and courageous acts she made at three; grabbing her...
  • Plane
    Flight diverted sick baby: US Airways diverts flight to Houston for child
    A flight was diverted because of a sick baby on board, and the US Airways plane made the decision to land in Houston. Reuters reports on March 12 that the child had a medical emergency and required an ambulance once the plane landed. One person...
  • Boeing 787: Dreamliner lands on one engine in Honolulu
    Boeing 787: Dreamliner lands on one engine in Honolulu
    Boeing 787 Dreamliner lands on one engine in Honolulu. Japan Airlines Flight JL002 was flying from Tokyo to San Francisco at the time. According to WebProNews on Mar. 10, the pilots noticed an oil pressure warning on one of the engines.'At the...