Did you know that 22 million people worldwide
were displaced by natural disasters in 2013 alone? Although
make every effort to protect the wellbeing of people enduring
these hardships, I recently learned there is so much we can do
ourselves ahead of time to prepare for the worst.
It’s crucial for your entire household
to know your family’s plan of action should you be caught in
inclement weather, and this resource provides helpful
information on how to involve and care for your children in this
Our animal companions are important
family members, and special care should be taken to keep them
safe in an emergency.
Many of us are now caring for our senior
relatives, whether they live nearby or share our homes. This
article from AARP offers insight on how to help ensure their
Unfortunately, lightning is a force of
nature that’s always in season. This guide will thoroughly
educate you on how to protect your home and family members from
the dangers of lightning.
Tornadoes come without warning, so it’s
critical to have a safety plan in place should you ever hear
those dreaded warning alert sirens.
The strong winds and torrential rain
that are characteristic of hurricanes can have major impact when
they make landfall. This preparedness plan will help you feel
ready before, during and after the storm.
While we can’t prevent disastrous
weather from occurring, we can certainly take action in
protecting ourselves and our loved ones should the worst ever
(These links were supplied by Sara.