Natural Disasters Articles

The Dangers of Flood Water

Why Walking in Flood Water is No Stroll in the Park

Walking in flood water can be very dangerous and is to be avoided at all costs. It might be tempting to walk in flood waters in order to get to a safer area, but it is a very risky proposition. Walking in flood water has many hidden dangers that most people don’t even realize.

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Tornado Safety: What Everyone Needs To Know To Stay Safe During A Tornado

Tornado Safety 101

Tornado safety is not a subject many people dig into unless they live in areas commonly affected by tornadoes. However, tornado safety is important for everyone. Although tornados may not be common in certain areas, they can pretty much develop anywhere and just because your town hasn’t seen a tornado in the past fifty years, doesn’t mean one won’t come barreling through tomorrow.

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Understanding Natural Disasters

The five most common natural disasters.

Natural disasters are a force of nature that can’t be contended with. They’re powerful, unstoppable and can often be deadly if you don’t know what to do when they come calling.

I’m Ryan Edgerton and I’m going to review the top five natural disasters with you so you know what to expect and what to do should they occur.

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What You Need To Know About Natural Disaster Preparation

A crash course in natural disaster preparation.

Regardless of what you do once a natural disaster strikes, natural disaster preparation is usually the key to survival should a natural disaster come calling. If you don’t know what natural disaster preparation entails, worry not. I’m Ryan Edgerton and I’m going to go over some natural disaster preparation basics with you.

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The Power of Floods

How to stay safe when floods come rolling in.

Floods are a force of nature that no one can prevent and no one can stop. The first step towards minimizing damage from potential floods is to prepare for a flood well before the floods arrive.

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Do You Recognize the 5 Warning Signs of Tornadoes?

What you need to know to recognize the warning signs of tornadoes.

Tornadoes are one of natures most destructive and deadly forces. The key to surviving a tornado is getting to safety before the tornado hits. I’m Rescue Worker Ryan and I’m going to be going over the 5 early warning signs of tornadoes so you’ll know what to look for before a tornado strikes.

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Understanding a Volcano

What a volcano is and how to survive an eruption.

A volcano is a mountain made of volcanic material. Magma (molten rock) can erupt through the surface of the mountain, causing the volcano to erupt. When this occurs, danger and devastation can be close to follow. It’s extremely important to understand what to do in the case of a volcano eruption.

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Surviving a Tornado

Understanding what a tornado is and how to live through one.

A tornado is an awesome force that astounds many and terrifies many more. With the power of a freight train, a tornado can level an entire house. It can also pick up a carton of eggs and place them unharmed miles and miles away from their original location. There seems to be no rhyme or reason to a tornado’s destructive path and what it chooses to leave alone.

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When a Hurricane Strikes

What to do when a hurricane hits you at home.

When a hurricane hits, we’re all reminded of how strong Mother Nature truly is. Not only can a hurricane be scary, it can be deadly if you don’t know how to properly weather out the storm.

I’m Rescue Worker Ryan and I’m here to tell you what you need to know in case a hurricane hits your area.

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Making It Through The Drought

What you need to do to live through a drought.

Drought is a unique disaster in many of its characteristics. Unlike most water-related disasters, drought occurs from a lack of water, not too much of it. Rather than coming on suddenly, drought takes place over a period of time, and rather than happening in an isolated area, drought can happen almost anywhere in the world.

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