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Why Is Water Safety Important? Here Are 4+ Reasons Why.

Children plus water sometimes equals stress and anxiety. And we can’t leave out the adults who don’t quite understand the importance of water safety. Let’s dive deeply into why is water safety important to you and your family and how you can prevent drowning accidents.

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Why Do Earthquakes Often Cause Damaging Fires?

You hear a lot about the dangers of tsunamis associated with earthquakes, with good reason. But fires are the second most dangerous hazard involved in an earthquake. Let’s look at why earthquakes often cause damaging fires and how you and yours can remain safe after it’s passed.

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Tsunamis Know Your Risk

Why Are Rip Currents Dangerous? Here Are 6+ Reasons Why.

It’s hot, and the beach is a trusted oasis. But beach safety is necessary to avoid getting yanked out into the water by a rip current.   The National Weather Service Offices in Tallahassee, Florida, and Mobile, Alabama, have reported 191 fatalities related to rip currents in their region. We will explain why are rip currents dangerous, so you can enjoy […]

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Severe Weather & Thunderstorms Know Your Risk

Why Are Thunderstorms Dangerous? Here Are 5+ Reasons Why.

A lot of us think thunderstorms are borderline magic. But, along with that beauty comes tons of dangers. Let’s look at why are thunderstorms dangerous so we better understand why we can’t just play in a thunderstorm.

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Hurricanes Know Your Risk

What Part of A Hurricane Is The Most Dangerous?

Hurricanes are vicious storms that bring dangerous storm surges and high-forced winds. Extreme weather occurrences are becoming more frequent and robust, making understanding how they work necessary. We will take a closer look at what part of a hurricane is the most dangerous and how it fits into the entire system.

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Severe Weather & Thunderstorms Know Your Risk

Why Do Storms Cause Power Outages?

When the electricity flickers, we hold our breath. And, we curse when it goes out and stays out. We will look at why do storms cause power outages and how best to handle the next one.

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Hurricanes Know Your Risk

Why Are Hurricanes So Dangerous? Here Are 5+ Reasons Why.

All weather events are unpredictable and come with dangers. Hurricanes top the list of the most savage storm systems.

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Hazardous Materials & Chemicals Know Your Risk

Why Is Battery Acid Dangerous? Here Are 5+ Reasons Why.

Most of us hear battery acid, and we know to take caution.  But why?  Let’s look at why battery acid is dangerous and how you can avoid exposure.

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Why Is Self-Reliance Important? Here Are 5+ Reasons Why.

Sure, self-reliance is about putting your independence and confidence first. But, the better your self-reliance is, the better of an asset you are to other people. We will explain what self-reliance is and highlight the reasons to answer why is self-reliance important.

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3+ Reasons Why Emergency Preparedness Is Important

Grid failures and catastrophic weather events are further proof that emergency preparedness is vital to survival and certainly not an overreaction. But you don’t have to panic, either.  Let’s look at why emergency preparedness is important and how you make sure you’re ready for anything.

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Essential Body Armor Guide for Regular People

We get vivid images when we think about body armor – law enforcement, military, Batman. (Please don’t wear the last with any expectation other than Cosplay)

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Is Vinegar Flammable? What To Consider When Storing Safely

For thousands of years, vinegar has been used as an antiseptic and preservative.  If you’re looking at being in a situation where you have to provide for yourself and your family for an extended period of time, having a large supply of vinegar on hand will be essential. Because vinegar has such an acidic smell, […]

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Hurricanes Know Your Risk

When is Hurricane Season in Florida and What Should I Expect?

Hurricane Season in Florida starts June 1 and runs through November 30, but there’s also a mini-hurricane season within that time span. It’s when the tropics are most ripe and active and it runs eight weeks from mid-August to mid-October.