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Whether the situation is enduring the heat of summer, hot-weather physical labor, sports, or the stress of evacuation during an emergency situation, the ability to hydrate and maintain a healthy body temperature is of vital importance. Drinking a sufficient quantity of pure water is necessary for the body to function properly, but so are electrolytes. […]
Clean looking water is often not pure. Don’t be fooled. Even clean looking, cool, clear mountain streams often contain giardia, crypto, and other illness-causing microorganisms. Similarly, rainwater runoff from roofs, as well as water gathered from farmland or manufacturing plants, may contain dangerous, hidden chemicals. Even normally safe tap-water and well-water can become unsafe due […]
Having access to personal records and identification during an emergency situation is important, but other documents, such as medical reference documents, equipment and product manuals, schematics, maps, and other reference materials may also be a godsend. If you are anywhere other than at home when disaster strikes, you may not have access to your laptop computer […]
If you have a smartphone and a “goTenna“ device, you can send text messages even when the cellular phone system is down or overcrowded. The goTenna partners with your phone, like a headset or your car’s hands-free phone system via Bluetooth, and then uses its built-in miniature 2-way radio (MURS) to transmit your text message to other goTenna […]
Whether you call it a KOP Kit, EDC Kit (Every-Day-Carry), COP Kit (Carry-on-Person), or by some other name, these pocket-size mini kits contain a collection of small but essential items that can be a godsend in an emergency situation. Requiring only the space of a hip-pocket wallet, this little collection may save your life. It […]
Whether you love or just tolerate your pet, now is the time to consider what you will do with them when you are facing an emergency situation. It is irresponsible to leave a pet behind except in the direst of circumstances. (And, by the way, your convenience is never a dire circumstance.) So, you need […]