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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The American Red Cross

The American Red Cross: What it is and how it can help you.

So you’ve heard of the American Red Cross, but you’re not exactly sure what it is or what they do. Don’t remain in the dark. The American Red Cross is America’s leading disaster relief organization and you may one day need their services.

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The Terror of Earthquakes

What to do when earthquakes shake your world.

Earthquakes can be a scary ordeal, but knowing what to do before, during and after an earthquake may save your life.

I’m Ryan Edgerton and I’m going to tell you what you need to know in order to survive earthquakes. From preparation before the earthquake to what to do after, I’ll make sure you are armed with the knowledge you need.

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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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What to Do When a Tsunami Strikes

How to keep yourself alive in the event of a tsunami.

Tsunamis are a mass of sea waves that are usually caused by an earthquake in the floor of the sea. Tsunamis travel rapidly in the open ocean, sometimes at speeds exceeding 600 miles per hour. When the tsunami hits shallow water, the height of the tsunami can rise rapidly. This can cause devastation to the land near the shore where the tsunami hits.

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How to Make Survival Kits

What survival kits are and what you need to keep in them.

Survival kits are an absolute must-have for any individual or family. If you don’t have survival kits in your household, you don’t have to go out and spend lots of money on one. I’m Ryan Edgerton and I’ll show you how to make your very own survival kits at home.

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Gas Masks: What You Need to Know

What gas masks are and what you need to know before buying one.

When 9-11 hit, everyone was running to buy disaster preparedness items, including gas masks. Was it wise shopping or was it panic-induced mayhem? Truth be told, those who bought gas masks may have done so without some vital information that they should have had before making the purchase.

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What’s New in Emergency Preparedness?

What you need to know about emergency preparedness in today’s unstable world.

Is emergency preparedness on your mind? Are you prepared for the worst or do you tend to think that disaster will never hit close to home? If you fall into the later category, you may find yourself in a sticky situation should disaster strike.

I’m Ryan Edgerton and I’m here to tell you what you need to know about emergency preparedness and why it should be important to you.

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