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Natural Disaster Preparedness

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....

Earthquake Simulator To Shake Fake California Hospital

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 06.17.2012 | Green

SAN DIEGO (AP) — What happens when a series of massive earthquakes hits a five-story medical facility with an intensive care unit, operating room an...

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...