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Natural Disaster Preparedness

National PrepareAthon! Day

Mark Steber | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
Mark Steber

As if Tax Day wasn't stressful enough last week, the people in Texas had severe storms and flooding beginning the day before their taxes were due and ...

10 Quick Tips That Can Save L.A. Lives in a Disaster

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.11.2015 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

"Don't get scared - get prepared," says Los Angeles-based disaster preparedness teacher, Deidra Dwyer, who adds that despite Southern California being...

Data Is Information, Not an Answer

Shalini Vajjhala | Posted 06.29.2014 | Green
Shalini Vajjhala

Like a doctor who runs tests that establish you are sick, but then has no prescription to cure you, most climate datasets inform us that there is a problem, but don't tell us how to respond.

Is Your Family Ready for a Disaster?

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 07.24.2013 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Along with making a donation to agencies supporting those affected by the tornado, a really good thing for all families to do is to make some disaster plans of their own.

Surprising Advice On What To Do During Natural Disasters

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON, May 30 (Reuters) - It is better to send text messages than to call when natural disasters strike and networks get congested, a senior U....

Start Planning For Disaster, UN Report Urges

Reuters | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green

* Rising population, development put more in harm's way * Policymakers urged to act in next few decades * Less emphasis ...

Morgan Freeman On The Importance Of Being Prepared When A Natural Disaster Hits

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As if the Gulf Coast didn't have enough problems cleaning up BP's mess, the threat of Tropical Storm (now Tropical Depression) Bonnie presents even bi...