Items Tagged ‘emergency preparedness starter kit’

How to prepare – physically and emotionally – for disasters

November 22, 2017

How to prepare – physically and emotionally – for disasters

By uclahealth uclahealth

It seems there is never a shortage of tragedy. When the news is full of hurricanes, wildfires and mass shootings, you may feel powerless. But there are steps you can take to help you and your family prepare, stay safe and cope with the stress and anxiety that come with tragedy. Developing resiliency Sometimes we […]

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Tags: American Red Cross, disaster preparedness, emergency preparedness, emergency preparedness starter kit, preparing for tragedy, resiliency, tragedy


Don’t wait…communicate: September is National Preparedness Month

September 15, 2016

Don’t wait…communicate: September is National Preparedness Month

By Roxanne Moster Roxanne Moster

Horrific wildfires have displaced hundreds of California residents from their homes this summer.  Hurricanes and fierce storms in Florida and the Gulf Coast have damaged more homes, sending citizens fleeing for shelter.  And eight tornadoes carved through Indiana in August leaving scores homeless. Every time I witness Mother Nature’s fierceness on the news, it reminds […]

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Tags: CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, emergency, emergency preparedness starter kit, family communications plan, fierce storms, hurricanes, National Preparedness Month