Disaster Planning Articles

Disaster Planning for Pet Owners

Don’t Forget Your Pets in Your Disaster Planning Efforts

When many people consider disaster planning, they forget to take into account making preparations for their pets. It’s important to take your pets into consideration when you are making a disaster plan, and while there are many considerations that need to be addressed, one specific part of disaster planning involves what will happen should you become separated from your Fido or Furry.

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It’s Time to Think about Winter Preparation

Now is the Perfect Time to Begin Thinking about Winter Preparation

Winter is quickly approaching, so now is the perfect time to start thinking about winter storm preparation. Without proper winter preparation, you may find yourself stranded in a storm or holed up in your house without means for survival. Winter preparation is a must for everyone and there are certain things you can do now to make facing a winter storm bearable.

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How to Handle an Emergency Situation

Remaining Calm during an Emergency Situation

If you are faced with an emergency situation, the most important thing that you need to remember is to stay calm. It is usually easier said then done, but panicking will accomplish nothing and may cost you valuable time. If you panic, you risk complicating an already bad situation by making it even worse, so each and every emergency situation needs to be handled calmly.

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Do You Have an Emergency Cash Fund?

Why Emergency Cash is a Necessity

Having emergency cash available in the event of a disaster-related emergency is very important. We are so used to relying on plastic, including both debit and credit cards, that we never imagine the possibility of a world without them. In the event of an emergency, it is possible that we will not be able to use credit cards and we may have to rely on an emergency cash fund. Are you prepared?

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Do You Know What To Do During a Power Outage?

A Power Outage Can Be a Scary Event — Be Prepared

When the power goes out, it can be quite an unnerving experience, especially if it happens during the dark hours of the night. If you want to make sure you’re prepared for whatever a power outage may throw at you, you need to have a power outage plan. Don’t have one yet? Don’t fret. I have some advice that’ll be easy to follow.

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Natural Disasters and Auto Insurance

Do You Have Enough Auto Insurance Coverage Should Disaster Strike?

Most people are concerned about how a natural disaster would affect their homes, but a good number of them don’t consider what a natural disaster could do to their cars and that can leave them in a bind. If you’re not prepared for what a natural disaster could do to your car and what type of impact it may have on your finances, you may want to start thinking about it now.

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Do You Really Have All The Information You Need In The Event Of A Disaster?

Make Sure You’re Really Prepared Should Disaster Strike

Most of us have the basics down when it comes to disaster preparation. We have (or should have) our emergency supply kits, our automobile emergency kits, our first aid kits, and food and water stored away in case of an emergency or disaster. We know what to do in case of a hurricane, tornado, earthquake or flood — or at least we think we do. Do you really have all the information you need if a disaster were to hit home?

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Do You Have Flood Insurance?

Without Flood Insurance, You May Find Yourself Up the River Without a Paddle

What would happen to your home if it were suddenly ravaged by a flood? How would it affect you financially? Would your property insurance cover the damages? Unfortunately, too many people ask these questions when it’s already too late.

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Preparing Your Disaster Recovery Plans

How to prepare your disaster recovery plans the right way.

You may think you have no need for disaster recovery plans, but think about this. You’ve just weathered the worst disaster of your life and right about now your feeling pretty good about yourself, that is until one little but very important question crosses your mind. “What do I do now?”

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Weeding Through Disaster Supplies

Which disaster supplies you need and which ones you can live without.

When it comes to disaster supplies there can be literally thousands upon thousands of options to choose from. From gas masks to matches we are assaulted with options and ideas, and weeding through them can be an immense task.

I’m Ryan Edgerton and I’m here toto help you through this process with a few pieces of advice.

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