Does Effective Emergency Preparedness Need to Start with Local Businesses? – EDM Digest

All Disasters Start Local - These words have been the marching orders for many many years now. When they are said it generally means that the locals (city, county, etc.) must begin the response...

Global Risk Report – 2018

The 2018 Global Risk Report from the World Economic Forum was released this week. As with all risk assessments and report it is a resource for you to review and use in your preparedness...

Student Safety in Active Shooter Situation- Part 1 | SurvivalBlog.com

Most schools practice active shooter drills by “calling” the drill while students are already in class. When the drills are called, the teacher shuts the door (that typically is already locked from the outside)...

7 Steps for Flood Disaster Preparation

"Disaster preparation for a flood includes gathering necessities, relying on local media sources and being aware of the dangers rising waters bring. Flooding is one of the most common natural disasters, as it can occur...

Plan Big, Even for Small Events

"In emergency planning efforts, there is much debate about whether to plan for the worst and scale down, or plan for current threats and scale up. Of course, in complex systems, small changes in...

Survival Kit List Of 10 Essential Items – Modern Survival Blog

Looking for a survival kit list? Here are 10 essential items which you might choose as a minimum to start any survival kit. Then build up the list and tailor the kit from there...

A Flu Pandemic Is Coming, But When, and How Bad Will It Be?

Imagine closed schools, overwhelmed hospitals and people dying by the thousands — or even millions. That’s the nightmare scenario for a flu pandemic. But how likely is a pandemic to happen — and if it...

A Flu Pandemic Is Coming, But When, and How Bad Will It Be? (EM...

Imagine closed schools, overwhelmed hospitals and people dying by the thousands — or even millions. That’s the nightmare scenario for a flu pandemic. But how likely is a pandemic to happen — and if it...

10+ Personal Security Tips For Hotel Stays (Modern Survival Blog)

Here is a practical list of personal security tips for those who stay in hotels while traveling for business or pleasure… 1. Consider selecting a hotel room on the second floor which will generally keep...