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Your Family’s Safety Plan During COVID-19 and Beyond

Image via Pexels Your Family’s Safety Plan During COVID-19 and Beyond National Emergency Planning and Training Association (NEPTA) is committed to helping families prepare, respond to, and recover from disasters. For immediate assistance, we are available 24/7 at 888-267-9990. You’ve covered the basics of family safety. Your children know how to dial 911, you’re trained […]

DIY HACKS: 30 Year Food Storage

DIY Hacks : 30 Year Food Storage Preserve your food in five simple steps   by Lara Vince April 8, 2020   Here is a quick and easy do-it-yourself preservation hack that will extend the shelf life of your food for up to 30 years. The top recommended foods to store long term are rice, dry […]

THE BIG ONE COULD LEAVE 250,00-400,000 QUAKE REFUGEES IN CALIFORNIA. WHERE WILL THEY GO?

“So many people will be displaced they won’t be able to stay within the metro area,” Keith Porter, a University of Colorado Boulder professor and chief engineer of the USGS earthquake reports, said of a major Bay Area earthquake. “So they’ll move away, just like they moved away from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.” LA […]

HURRICANE (FINANCIAL) PREPAREDNESS

Being financially prepared for a disaster is critical, UNFORTUNATELY many times it’s only thought of when it’s too late. Don’t wait for a disaster to be financially prepared. Make sure your financial house is in order and important documents and personal information are available at a moment’s notice. ACCESSING FUNDS DURING A MANDATORY EVACUTUATION In […]

PETS ARE FAMILY TOO!

But, are they prepared?   Pet’s can’t prepare you say! Well you’ve got us there, they certainly can’t prepare for an emergency or disaster. The most they can do is react, and that usually involves running or becoming anxious or stressed. This is why it is 100% up to you to consider your pets when […]

A Tsunami of Greatness !

A small girl’s smile and hug, which her rescuer later recalled as “a tsunami of greatness,” was what the pararescueman remembered the most from his part of the New Orleans rescue effort after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. “I picked up the cutest, little girl today. She gave me the biggest hug, and I melted,” Master […]

NOTHING HAS EVER HAPPENED TO ME WHY SHOULD I PREPARE?

  The 200,000+ people who had that very THOUGHT prior to experiencing a major disaster or emergency now have a new thought: “I wish I had taken the time to make a response/recovery plan so that I would have been prepared for the worst”.   Our former FEMA managers and disaster recovery specialist all concur […]