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Storm Emergency Services, Technology

How to Create a Special Needs Registry

Each community, parish or state or country should have a Special Needs Registry that compiles information on residents with  special needs. The Special Needs Registry is very useful in the event of a disaster. It provides relevant information to jurisdictions about the needs of residents who may require special assistance. This tool, which functions as […]

United States

How FEMA Adjusted Its Hurricane Preparedness Measures

In a recent exclusive interview with Axios, FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor revealed that the organisation has had to adjust its hurricane preparedness measures as a result of the COVID-19 virus. His comments came during National Hurricane Preparedness Week, which was held from May 3 – 9, 2020. One of the new measures introduced was the […]

Forecasts and Outlooks

2020 Atlantic Tropical Storm Season Update

The 2020 Atlantic Tropical Storm Season is almost here, and we’ve already received updated forecasts about what we should expect. Tropical weather experts who include forecasters and researchers at the Colorado State University, the University of Arizona and the University College London have all released very similar updates which predict that there will be above-average […]

Storm Preppers - How to Store Food Safely - Updated
Food Storage, Weather Tools

How to Store Food Safely

For most people, the ideal way to store food safely is to stuff it into the refrigerator. But when tropical storms and other natural disaster cause power outages, this may not be the best idea and is a futile exercise. Recent tropical natural disasters have shown that power outages can last for days, weeks or […]

Storm Preppers - Hurricane Strap Installation - Updated
How To, Weather Tools

Hurricane Strap Installation

A carpenter told me that when Hurricane Irma hit Antigua and Barbuda in 2017, many of the roofs that were not ripped off, were secured with hurricane straps. This should be more than enough to convince you that a hurricane strap installation on your home or shed should be done as soon as possible. Although […]

Storm Preppers - Defending Against Expensive Flood Damage - Updated
How To, Weather Tools

Defending Against Expensive Flood Damage

Is your home protected from expensive flood damage? Have you taken adequate steps to ensure that you will not suffer from unwanted flooding? Time has shown that flooding is one of the most common and costly disasters that can happen anywhere and at any time. During the hurricane season, flooding is a real and scary […]