Disaster Response

By: carmenwrivera | July 17, 2017

Introduction:


Storing food is just the beginning of being ready and prepared for an event where emergencies may take place. There are other items besides food that may play a critical role when it comes to turn one’s fight for survival into a real success.


 Non-Food Items 


The problem is that many people still lack in awareness when it comes to non-food items. They are not sure of what exactly these items are and this lack of awareness at times may cause delays in sending the right aid to those who may be suffering from a natural or man-made disasters. Following is a list of some items that are recommended for such situations:


Medical supplies:

  • First Aid Kit
  • Bandages
  • Thermometer

Sanitation:

  • Wiping products
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toilet rolls

Personal Hygien...

By: carmenwrivera | April 13, 2017

Home Storage:


Life cannot be too bad while having food in possession. However, home storage must have enough items other than food that are helpful to be prepared for whatever emergency situations.


To fully equip the home storage from items that are helpful for dealing hazardous situation easily, taking an inventory of items is required that are already in possession and identifying those that are missing. The following tips are helpful for taking such inventory of items.


Non-Food Items  


  • Non-food items must be listed that are required to be around.
  • Average cost and top price to pay must be identified.
  • For those extra items, set a monthly budget to have them every month.
  • Save the money until you find it, if an item is out of stock.

List Of Items ...

By: carmenwrivera | February 01, 2017

During and after any natural disaster or conflict between states, the people that suffer the most are common people. For example, after any natural calamity like earth quake, flood or tsunami most of the people flee only with the cloths they are wearing. There is no time to collect all the valuables and other belongings to take with themselves.


Non-Food Items  


Post calamity or conflict time:-


After any such condition or war, the people find refuge in mass shelters. The first and the main thing supplied to them are eatables and clean water which are very necessary for their survival. But, with these necessary supplies they also need other basic necessities that don’t comprise of eatables and water but play a vital role in the survival and post ...