Evacuation: Pre-planning is Essential

1. Get out early. Don’t delay. 2. Pre-plan your evacuation. Do it now, before it’s too late. Routing, navigation, timing of departure, and predetermined locations to meet-up with family and/or friends, are all critically important elements of every personal emergency plan. Unfortunately, evacuation routes are often thought to be obvious, and yet the obvious routes […]

Evacuation and Contingency Planning

Though the following article was written for expatriates who live in foreign countries, this information provides us with a fresh perspective for our own planning–wherever we live. The United States may not suffer under the same political violence as Syria, but our emergency planning nevertheless needs to be similarly comprehensive and realistic.  The bottom line is this:  It […]