Preparedness for those with Special Needs

Preparedness for those with Special Needs

During todays guide, we are going to be taking a look at developing a plan and an emergency kit for those with special needs. Create a Support Network Your support network is a group of people that you trust and can rely on to help you during an emergency. These should know where your emergency kit is located, understand how any special equipment that you need works, and at least one of them having a…

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Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Well, as we are nearing the holiday season, it is time to start thinking about making our homes safer during this time. This time of the year is supposed to be a special time of celebration and shouldn’t end in tragedy due to the extra hazards present. Let’s take a look at some important safety recommendations. Christmas Trees Natural christmas trees can be a major fire hazard. A burning tree can rapidly fill a room…

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How to Waterproof Your Matches

How to Waterproof Your Matches at Home

Including matches in your emergency kit is a good idea but if they should become wet, they become useless. Today we are going to look at how you can waterproof those matches so that you can always use them when you need them. We are going to look at four different methods that you can use easily at home. Turpentine Turpentine is a fluid obtained by the distillation of resin from live trees, mainly pines….

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Make a Shelter With Floor From a Tarp

If you are needing to spend any considerable amount of time in the wilderness, you need to be able to build a shelter to stave off the elements, and to keep your body heat trapped near your body. Creating your own shelters in the wilderness is not as hard as many imagine but it can be made even easier if you have a tarp with you. The following video is going to show you how…

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Emergency Tuna Can Oil Lamp

If you are ever caught in a blackout and in need of some light, with just a can of tuna in oil and a piece of string, you can create an oil lamp that will last 2-3 hours. And if you get hungry after, you can still go ahead and eat the tuna. This is an easy way of giving yourself some extra light when needed and there are only three easy steps. 1. Put…

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