Preparedness

Accidents, natural disasters, and other emergency situations are realistic disasters that people face every single day. During such incidences, no one is exempted, even children. These young ones are included in the thousands of reports all over the world regarding the devastating outcomes of calamities where there are children missing, badly injured or even found dead. Early in a child’s life, it is important to teach them basic survival skills because you’ll never know what life has in store for them.

Basically, children have different cognitive responses to understand how important survival means compared to adults. According to some survival experts, children have difficultly absorbing the topic of ultimate survival, but with the aid of role playing methods that include basic survival drills; children can process and retain how important survival is. This is applicable for disasters whether man-made or natural ones. When it comes to role playing, make it simple and interactive so that children are able to participate and get fun out of the exercise.

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Everyone hopes that when a crisis hits, it will be over quickly. But that might not be the case and it could last for a few weeks, a few months or stretch toward a year or more before things settle down.

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Ebola is a disease that is deadly and can lurk in a body until it makes its presence known. Sadly, the majority of people are unprepared to deal with it on any kind of serious level.

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Everyone should have a bug out bag – even if they don’t believe that the world as we know it is going to end soon. This collection of emergency items need not include guns, grenades and bullet proof vests but they should be sufficient to meet your survival needs for at least three to five days.

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Life as you know it will be altered when a pandemic strikes. You’ll be forced to make decisions that could impact the health of your family. While certain things may cease to function, you can’t ignore a child’s education.

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Those who are prepared for a crisis situation know that a time to bug out may come. A bug out is exactly how it sounds. It means it’s time to get out of dodge.

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caloiresThe average American says it’s easier to do their own taxes than it is to figure out what to eat and how many calories per day they need. Whether you’re planning your emergency food strategy or you’re reviewing an existing plan, now is a good time to think it through so you can ensure that everyone in your family has adequate nutrition in an emergency. Fortunately, it’s not that hard:

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2014 is here. Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines in early November, reminds us of how critical it is to review survival stocks in order to be prepared for the unexpected. Here are five things you should do now to be prepared during the new year:

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Tropical-IslandThere is a possibility that one out 10 people can be stranded alone on a deserted island and can be very difficult to survive. Survival for humans means shelter, food, and clothing. Today, the advancement of science and technologies have led much of humankind to forget even the most basic techniques of survival.

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It never fails – the one thing you forget is the one thing you really, really need.

Usually it’s something little. You’ve got a flashlight but no batteries. A cell phone but no charger. Kindling but no matches.

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