Emergency News

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine and its Western allies are engaged in “fast-track” talks on the possibility of equipping the invaded country with long-range missiles and military aircraft, a top Ukrainian presidential aide said Saturday.... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-28
Source: AP World News
I made some of these mistakes when I was young and inexperienced, and I made some of the mistakes when I was older and should have known better. I was too embarrassed to confess these to my prepping friends because I consider myself an experienced outdoors guy. My mistakes ranged... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-27
Source: Ask a Prepper
Although the threat of full-scale nuclear war is low, there is always the possibility that we might end up with radioactive fallout in our drinking water. An overseas regional nuclear exchange, nuclear accident, reactor explosion or meltdown, or a dirty bomb can all contaminate our water. There are many filters... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-26
Source: Ask a Prepper
Having a fully stocked pantry for everyday life or for emergency situations is not always an easy task, there are often so many different variations of foods and varying opinions on what you should and shouldn’t have. I understand the great task of stocking your pantry with both nutritious and... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-24
Source: Ask a Prepper
When winter storms sweep the country, they often bring power outages in their wake. Fortunately, power outages are not overly difficult to be prepared for. A supply of food, water, and off-grid cooking appliances is a good start, along with some backup power options, but there are more items that... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-23
Source: Ask a Prepper
Food gardens have been an existing self-provisioning practice in families for centuries now. Since their first appearance in the urban context in 1760, it has only been gaining more popularity and importance. During the first world war when the government encouraged US citizens to start gardens. In the 1930s, when... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-20
Source: Ask a Prepper
We are in serious trouble. The world is a mess, and it is getting worse with time. Everyone is affected by increased unemployment, higher rates of homelessness, and heightened costs. Whether directly or indirectly. A recession is not on the horizon… It has already begun. The Great Depression was nothing... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-19
Source: Ask a Prepper
Looting is a common after-effect of natural disasters and other widespread emergencies. As we prepare to survive these events, we also need to take steps to ensure that we do not make ourselves targets for looters. There are a lot of things we can do to secure ourselves against looting... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-17
Source: Ask a Prepper
When SHTF, and it will happen at some point, there is one thing that will ensure your survival… Food. Feeding yourself and your family is a top priority in a crisis. With an economic collapse looming closer each day, preparing for an emergency is no longer just an option. It... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-16
Source: Ask a Prepper
When I was younger, I never gave much thought to the availability of running water. Never once did I have to stress about not having enough clean water to drink, or about where the next shower was going to come from. My decision to spend a year living off the... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-13
Source: Ask a Prepper
Did you know that coffee filters can be used for more than just, well, filtering coffee? They’re actually a versatile tool that can be useful in all sorts of situations, including some unexpected ones. There are few things in life more essential than coffee. From getting us out of bed... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-12
Source: Ask a Prepper
Toxic synthetic chemicals, called PFAS, are a serious threat to humans and wildlife – but many people are unaware of them.... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-05
Poor communities of color have spent decades battling US industrial and agricultural pollution. A new EPA office is designed to support their struggle, but history suggests reason for caution.... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-09
Extreme weather is set to dominate our future – can collecting rainwater reduce the threat posed by both drought and flooding?... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-02
NOAA’s Response Asset Directory: Helping NOAA Streamline Disaster Response By Leah Odeneal, Office of Response and Restoration alyssa.gray Mon, 09/26/2022 - 15:19 Cataloging assets can be a daunting task. Where do you begin? What should be included in your inventory? How should it be categorized? How often should the inventory... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-26
The Supreme Court opens its 2022-2023 session with a high-profile case that has major implications for both wildlife and landowners.... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-26
Nearly 97% of the world’s water is in the oceans, but desalination is no magic bullet for water-stressed coastal cities.... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-22
The Power of Partnerships By Jessica White, Office of Response and Restoration Disaster Preparedness Program alyssa.gray Wed, 08/31/2022 - 20:00 OR&R’s Disaster Preparedness Program has a big mission: to ensure the National Ocean Service, partners, and coastal communities are able to effectively prepare for, respond to, and recover from all... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-31
These maps have gone viral – here’s what they owe to 19th century cholera campaigns.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-19
Rising concern about possible environmental damage from the active ingredients in sunscreens could have ripple effects on public health if it causes people to use less of them.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-09
Safe Travels: Wherever You Go, Be Prepared! By Leah Odeneal, Office of Response and Restoration Disaster Preparedness Program alyssa.gray Mon, 08/01/2022 - 23:17 As travelers, we need to know our surroundings and be aware of potential risks. Those risks can include reducing our vulnerability to crime, taking necessary precautions to... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-01
Climate change is colliding with old factory sites where soil or water contamination still exist, and the most vulnerable populations are particularly at risk.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-01
Nutrient pollution fouls lakes and bays with algae, killing fish and threatening public health. Progress curbing it has been slow, mainly because of farm pollution.... Read more
Published on: 2022-07-18
The end is often envisioned the same way: abruptly, hopelessly and completely. How does this constrain the range of possible solutions?... Read more
Published on: 2022-03-25
Apocalyptic thinking undermines democracy because it delegitimizes political opponents, turning them into enemies of God.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-04
While shelves empty and the “booze trains” run, humanity’s ancient festival dream of equality and justice awaits.... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-08
Climate disasters are drawing comparisons to apocalyptic films. Their happy endings may have given us a false sense of hope.... Read more
Published on: 2021-08-10
If octopuses simply started evolving a smarter brain, what stops them from ruling over humans? Why has this not happened already? An expert explains what these cephalopods might be capable of.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-10
Dead cities are enduring images in post-apocalyptic literature and cinema.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-18
Humanity is destroying Earth’s ability to support complex life. But coming to grips with the magnitude of the problem is hard, even for experts.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
The Christian tradition says the Antichrist will come before the end of the world as we know it. So it’s good to know some background on him … or her … or them.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-19
The eerie San Francisco skyline evoked sci-fi movies for a reason. Filmmakers are increasingly using color grading to tinge their films with two hues, orange and teal, to unsettle viewers.... Read more
Published on: 2020-09-16
Large numbers, huge ranges, and adaptibility make the human species very difficult to eradicate... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-05
Some people are comparing current times with the apocalypse. In ancient texts, apocalyptic messages cultivated endurance and encouragement through dire circumstances.... Read more
Published on: 2020-04-13
Like conspiracy theories, pandemics are about an invisible and powerful enemy hiding among us.... Read more
Published on: 2020-04-06