Ultimately, the key to effective disaster preparedness is to make it a communal effort. If predictions of weeks-long waits for local and federal government assistance following a major emergency are accurate, then households are going to need to work cooperatively with neighbors to survive. This blog is a tool to begin to bring us together sooner, rather than later.

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Man with flashlight looking under the bed

What’s Under Your Bed?

Bedtime creates vulnerability Perhaps the most vulnerable place you are likely to find yourself when an earthquake occurs, is in bed. If you are awakened…

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Toddler drinks from a bottle of water outside on a sunny day

Water, water everywhere

“Water, water everywhere, [but not a] drop to drink.” That’s one of the few Shakespearean quotes I know, so I love it when I get…

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A Jack Russell Terrier dog wrapped in a blanket warms itself near the heater radiator.

Non-Electric Indoor Heaters

One of the questions I ask my clients during the In-Home Readiness Assessment, is whether or not they have a non-electric heat source in case…

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Alice and Nadine of Just In Case

How It All Began

Just in Case: The story behind the business Being a native north-westerner, I am keenly aware that “the big one” (i.e. a truly destructive earthquake) could happen at…

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