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10 Things That Should Be In Your Emergency Kit

CHERTSEY, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 08:  Ian Berry paddles a canoe through his front garden after the River Thames flooded on January 8, 2014 in Chersey, England. Parts of the United Kingdon are entering a third week of flooding and stormy conditions.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

CHERTSEY, UNITED KINGDOM – JANUARY 08: Ian Berry paddles a canoe through his front garden after the River Thames flooded on January 8, 2014 in Chersey, England. Parts of the United Kingdon are entering a third week of flooding and stormy conditions. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Be prepared for anything with these life-saving gadgets earthquake dismantling the west coast, a tornado ravaging middle America, or a hurricane tearing up the eastern seaboard — the only thing that will be certain is uncertainty. There’s no way of knowing if the electrical grid will go down, the roads…

 

 

 

Fires: thousands in emergency shelters as huge blazes take hold in France and Spain

The emergency services are at full stretch in two areas of France as they battle wildfires threatening to engulf homes and livelihoods. The country’s largest summer forest fire in French) to date has taken hold near Bordeaux. No one has been injured and there is no damage to property. That is not the case in Fréjus on the Cote d’Azur where 33 static caravans have been destroyed and 10,000 holidaymakers moved to safety. French President Francois Hollande is in the region (page in French) to help rally the emergency crews who are working flat out…

 

Early preparedness on disaster management underscored

Effective community-based early preparedness with efficient emergency response management system could reduce loss of lives and property during the natural disasters, speakers at an orientation workshop said on Monday…

 

 

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