Category: Emergency Plan

READY.GOV: When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors! The Importance of Lightning Safety

Summer is the peak season for one of the nation’s deadliest weather phenomena–lightning. Though lightning strikes peak in summer, people are struck year round. In the United States, an average of 51 people are killed each year by lightning, and hundreds more are severely injured. While lightning fatalities have decreased over the past 30 years, lightning […]

THE FAMILY STORM SHELTER – The First Rule of SAFETY

By Rich Fleetwood – Founder/Director of SurvivalRing.org Written 6/19/14 BASIC SAFE SHELTER This article starts with a very recent event…Friday, June 6th to be precise. It involves tornadoes, super cells, hail and dangerous lightning, and shelter…or lack thereof. It involves my only daughter and her two small children, alone and home in the middle of […]

PLANNING: Preparedness Capability Checklist – Minimum & Extended Levels

Source: truthistreason.net By: The Preparedness Blog by Rob Hanus Posted on: Sep 07, 2011 Preparedness Capability Checklist The Preparedness Capability Checklist (PCC) is a list of functions, or capabilities, that you need to provide for in each of the survival categories.  Unlike other survival lists, the CC isn’t a shopping list of items that you need to get or put into […]