A nice piece from NBC Boston on an increased interest in basic survival skills. "Why not be more self-sufficient?" "Yeah, it just makes you more empowered when you can do things by yourself." … [Read more...] about NBC10 Boston – More People Learning Survival Skills
This article from the Washington Post discusses how the frequency of large-scale (i.e. 'Billion Dollar') disasters are happening more frequently. Cover Image courtesy of Naema Ahmed at the Washington Post … [Read more...] about WaPo: Billion Dollar Disasters are Happening More Often.
Here's an article from MoneyWise sharing the top 25 states for natural disaster. It's important to know that 3 of the top 5 happen to be among the largest US states. But this info will help you understand the specific hazards you might face in your location. This will help you assess risks and better prepare. … [Read more...] about MoneyWise: Top States for Disaster Risk
Here is a great article from Popular Science about some simple steps you can take to prepare for hurricane season. Featured Image: National Centers for Environmental Information, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons … [Read more...] about PopSci: 5 Emergency Preparedness Tips for Hurricane Season