Guide: General Survival
Flood Cleanup - How To Clean Up A Flooded Home
Entering The Flooded Home
When returning to a home thatís been flooded after natural
disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods, be aware
that your house may be contaminated with mold or sewage, which
can cause health risks for your family.
FEMA disaster declarations page
, search for a declaration for
your area, following the links you can apply for assistance.
Surviving an earthquake and reducing its impact
requires preparation, planning, and practice. Far in advance, you can
gather emergency supplies, identify and reduce possible hazards in your
home, and practice what to do during and after an earthquake. Learning
what actions to take can help you and your family to remain safe in the
event of an earthquake.
A Disaster Supplies Shortage
When a natural disaster becomes public knowledge many
disaster survival supplies become short in supply. Store shelves and gas
stations often are emptied in a matter of of just hours (it may seem
quicker). Often gasoline, drinking water and food disappear first, along
with batteries, flashlights, propane and other supplies generally used for
camping. These items are very valuable during a disaster survival situation.
Disaster Preparation For People With Disabilities
Katrina and Rita revealed how vulnerable... residents are in emergency
situations. Evacuation plans in most major cities across America fail to
adequately take into account the needs of the elderly, disabled, and
transit dependent populations.
National Conference On Disaster Planning for the Careless Society
you are not disabled please take time to read and use this information to
help disabled friends, loved ones, patients or others who you may be
concerned with. Use these resources to develop a plan with them.
Food, Water and Safety in a Disaster
Floods, Earthquakes and soon a peaking Hurricane
season as well as a lot of Extreme weather make all of us think of what
we might do if a disaster were to strike in our area.
For Survival Readiness
Ready For Anything? -
Lightning strikes at unexpected times and can
have far reaching consequences. So do disasters and crisis whether personal,
community wide or regional. Examine some valid reasons
for preparation and what preparation really means.
Emergency Readiness Supply list.
A list of emergency supplies in a convenient checklist form.
World Earthquake Activity and Information
Displayed current up to date major earthquakes and
A sudden spring storm, a heavy downpour or a tropical storm can all lead to
the same event, flooding. Flooding poses the risk of significant property
damage and a real threat to life and limb. Preparing for a flood is smart.
Stress Management & Recovery From Disaster
Stress can be deadly. After surviving the initial disaster it is important
to begin putting your life back together. These tips will help you deal with
some of the stresses and be prepared to deal with them, long before a