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Revisiting Sri Lanka a Decade Later: Helping Children After Disasters

William Spear | Posted 02.28.2015 | Impact
William Spear

The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami killed more than 35,000 people in Sri Lanka, injuring more than 21,000. Over 1,000 children were orphaned and more than 7,000 children lost one parent.

What CERT Training Taught Me About Healthy Living

Tim McDonald | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McDonald

We learned that if we saw an X with a square around it, we should not enter. It's unsafe. If your job is to help search for others and you get hurt and can no longer search, how much help would you be? It's taken me years to realize this lesson applies to how we take care of ourselves in our own lives.

Be Prepared, Not Scared

Yolanda Reid Chassiakos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos

Scientists tell us that we are overdue for a major earthquake in the Los Angeles area, but we are not the only region at risk. Here are some helpful tips to better position ourselves in case of a shaker.