Survival Skills for Kids: Outdoor Survival Games

Talking with kids about disasters, personal safety, and emergency preparedness could be an emotionally draining task for everyone involved. Playing outdoor survival games may be a good way to approach the subject in a fun, memorable, and safe environment. Before … Read More

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Hurricane Sandy: Neighbors to the Rescue!

How well do you know your neighbors? A recent poll conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that during the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, residents in New York and New Jersey believed that their neighbors were … Read More

Tsunami-like waves Hit New Jersey

In mid-June, tsunami-like waves hit the New Jersey shore, sweeping at least three people into the ocean. The event occurred in close conjunction with a weather system labeled by the National Weather Service as a low-end derecho which propagated from … Read More

Practicing Your Family Evacuation Plan

  We’ve all heard the saying, “practice makes perfect.” If you want to get better at fishing, playing the violin, knitting, or emergency preparedness . . . you need to practice. If you have a Family Evacuation and Emergency Plan, … Read More

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