EASY READINESS TIPS FOR WHEN A NATURAL DISASTER STRIKES

Image via Pexels Written By: Thomas Walker Easy Readiness Tips for When a Natural Disaster Strikes The thing about natural disasters is that they can strike at any time; hence, the importance of being prepared at all times. Fortunately, with NEPTA, you can brace and prepare yourself for whatever is to come your way with […]

STAGES OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT CYCLE

Following up on the last post regarding the Disaster Management Cycle and causes of…. In today’s blog article we will take an in-depth look at the stages of the cycle. Emergency managers think of disasters as recurring events with five phases: Prevention, Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, Recovery. The significance of the management cycle is that all communities are in […]

PLANNING FOR FAMILY SAFETY IN 5 STEPS

The National Emergency Planning and Training Association is dedicated to the systematic process of preparation and recovery in the event of a disaster, emergency, or unforeseen occurrence. Contact us today to learn more! (888) 267 9990 Planning for Family Safety in 5 Steps If you’re like a lot of families, the coronavirus pandemic was a […]

14 PRACTICAL, BUDGET-FRIENDLY HOME SAFETY TIPS

Image via Unsplash   Burglary rates in the United States are dropping each year. This trend is primarily due to affordable, cutting-edge home security technology and a growing awareness of simple practices that deter criminals from attempting a break-in. Nonetheless, a burglary still happens every 30 seconds, according to FBI statistics.   If you’re hoping […]

THE UNCERTAINTY OF TIMES AND DISASTERS/EMERGENCIES UNDERSCORES THE NEED FOR FAMILY PREPAREDNESS

FAMILY PREPAREDNESS Disasters strike without warning and being prepared at home will help to ensure that you and your family can make the best of a bad situation. Local officials and relief workers will be on the scene after a disaster, but in many cases, they will not be able to reach everyone right away. […]

THE STATE OF RANSOMWARE IN EDUCATION 2022

The State of Ransomware in Education 2022 Findings from an independent, vendor-agnostic survey of 5,600 IT professionals in mid-sized organizations across 31 countries, including 730 respondents from the education sector. Ransomware attacks on education have increased 56% of lower education organizations and 64% of higher education organizations were hit by ransomware in the last year. […]

Smoke, Soot, and Debris: CLEANING AFTER A FIRE

Photo Credit: Mike Petrucci via Unsplash According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor air can be up to 100 times more toxic than the air you breathe outdoors. Imagine the effect of a fire on the quality of air in a commercial building. Lingering particulate matter from debris represents a significant threat to respiratory […]

4 STEPS THAT CAN KEEP YOUR FAMILY SAFE DURING A DISASTER

The continental U.S. sees its fair share of hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, winter weather events, and tornadoes, depending on where you live. On top of that, these days we also have worries over issues like active shooters and social upheaval. How can families be prepared to get through various emergencies safely? The answer is simple: by […]

A Homeowner’s Guide to Hurricanes by AustinRealEstate.com

A Homeowner’s Guide to Hurricanes by AustinRealEstate.com Hurricane Fast Facts What is a Hurricane? A “hurricane” is the most severe category of the meteorological phenomenon known as the “tropical Tropical cyclones are low-pressure systems that have thunderstorm activity and rotate counterclockwise. A tropical cyclone that has winds of 38 mph (33 kt) or less is […]

TODAY’S DISASTER DON’T HAVE TO BE TOMORROW’S TRAGEDY

Image via Pixabay The following article is provided by the National Emergency Planning and Training Association.   No matter where you live, the potential for disaster is always hiding just around the corner. Volcanic eruptions, mass flooding, wildfires and severe storms such as tornadoes and hurricanes, are all things that happen every day in the […]