The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently partnered to designate March 3-9, 2013, as National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, and is calling upon all Americans, in every area of the country, to Be a Force of Nature.
Extreme Food Storage is committing to Being a Force of Nature and pledging to know our risk, take action, and be an example for our families and community by sharing the steps we took. Continue reading
According to the U.S. Fire Administration, home fires have already claimed 148 lives this year. That is 24 more than was reported last year at this time.
Why so many home fires? Continue reading
With reports of FEMA’s failures in helping victims of Hurricane Sandy (not to mention, Hurricane Katrina) one has to wonder if it is wise to rely on any government agency for help when disaster strikes. There have been reports of FEMA offices in New York closing because of bad weather (Seriously?? Sadly, yes.) and leaving those most in need unaided and forgotten. Continue reading