Floods, storms, wildfires — you can’t prevent extreme weather or disastrous events, but you can take charge of how you respond. These emergency preparedness tips will help keep you and your dog out of harm’s way.
Emergency Response Technology Improves as Disasters Get Worse
Natural disasters are causing more damage than ever in the past: in 2017, the U.S. experienced 16 “billion-dollar” natural disasters — events causing at least $1 billion in damages — tied with 2011 for the record. On the positive side, in the last decade or so, there have been dramatic improvements in emergency response technology aimed at improving our ability to respond.
For most preppers quantifying is a problem. We buy stuff and we store stuff, but do we have a true definition of what “prepared” is? The truth about being prepared is that we cannot quantify what we will need.I will let you in on a little secret. Worry more about what you don’t have in comparison to what you do. Instead of concerning yourself with quantity, think more about categories.
A woman from Oregon was found alive after crashing her SUV in Big Sur, California. Angela Hernandez survived for seven days in the wreckage of her Jeep Patriot by siphoning water from a nearby creek. Using the radiator hose of the crashed vehicle, Hernandez was able to siphon water…
When it comes to preparing for disaster, one of the first things that we need to do as preppers is determine how we’re going to cook food if SHTF. Nearly all stoves nowadays are electric so if the power goes out, you’re forced to find alternative cooking methods. For many, this will be a challenge, but not if you’re properly prepared. If you’re fortunate enough to live in a warm climate or experience a disaster in the spring, summer or fall, cooking outside is an option. If, however, SHTF in the winter, you may not be able to go back and forth to a grill or a campfire. Also, solar heaters won’t be so great either, because the outside temperatures may be low enough to affect the cooking process. Let’s take a look at ways to cook both indoors and out without needing power.
The annual Memorial Day Parade will be held on Sunday, May 20th, 2018 at 1:00 pm. The parade will proceed South Bound on North Bound Fort Street (M-85) for White Street to Merrill. North bound Fort Street traffic will be diverted east bound on Pagel Avenue to Ferris Street to Southfield Road. No parking will be allowed on Pagel, Merrill, Steward, Park, White, Electric, and Ferris Streets from 8:00 am Sunday, May 20th until the parade is concluded.
Severe weather such as thunderstorms, wind storms, floods and tornadoes are threats to the health and safety of all Michiganders. To encourage residents to take precautions that can save lives and protect property in a severe weather emergency, Governor Snyder has proclaimed April 8-14 as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Michigan.
LINCOLN PARK, MI — In the early minutes, hours and possibly days of these disasters, professional emergency responders may not be able to reach all citizens due to the number of emergency situations or road conditions. Lincoln Park CERT’s mission is to train people to respond during disaster situations when professional responders may be overwhelmed by a large number of calls. Wayne County residents are invited to register for the free CERT Disaster Preparedness Course. Students enrolled in this course learn disaster preparedness, fire safety, light search and rescue, disaster psychology, terrorism, and more. The three-day course is designed to provide the basic skills needed in major disaster, which increases the ability people to survive until first responders or other assistance arrives.
The Lincoln Park Police Department along with the Lincoln Park Neighborhood Watch Program and with the generous support of the Chapatwala Family McDonald’s will be sponsoring a community picnic for the residents of Lincoln Park!
Washington, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging residents across the nation to download and use the FEMA smartphone app. The app is designed to help businesses, employees, and their families prepare for a wide array of natural and man-made disasters, and can help affected Americans recover, should disaster strike.
For Immediate ReleaseContact: Bryan King, Lincoln Park CERT, Acting CERT Commander, firstname.lastname@example.org Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) to hold three days of training in November LINCOLN PARK, MICHIGAN — Lincoln Park’s Community Emergency Response Team is planning three days of training in November for potential new members. Lincoln Park’s CERT…
Getting correct information during an emergency is the key to taking safe action. Someone in your household may not be able to receive, understand, or act on emergency information. Think about what special needs your household, and neighborhood, may have. Take action now to make sure everyone will be safe…