FEMA Seeks Applicants for Youth Preparedness Council

FEMA Youth CouncilFrom: FEMA.gov

Release date:
January 26, 2016
Release Number:
HQ-16-007

Washington – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking applicants for its Youth Preparedness Council. FEMA’s Youth Preparedness Council was formed in 2012 to bring together leaders from across the country who are interested and engaged in advocating youth preparedness. Council members are selected based on their dedication to public service, their efforts in making a difference in their communities, and their potential to expand their impact as national advocates for youth preparedness. Continue reading

Survival Central To Launch New Survival Product At The Survival Expo Niagara Falls Aug 9-10

Survival Central's Mini Solar Tube Cooker and Water Sanitizer Survival Central’s Mini Solar Cooking and Water Sanitization Tube

By: Robert Studer

This coming weekend August 9-10 in Niagara Falls Ontario is going to be one of the biggest events of the summer for the Prepping, Survival and Homesteading community.
It is also going to be one of the biggest events of the year as Survival Central will be introducing a new product for the first time at booth 21.
For those who can’t make the show here is your opportunity to have a sneak peek, and a chance to purchase one before they go on sale this weekend. Continue reading

U.S. Seismicity Reaches All-Time High

EarthquakeFrom: Fire Earth

1,213 earthquakes strike the U.S. in the 7 days leading to the 4th of July

At least 1,213 earthquakes of all magnitudes have struck the United States and Puerto Rico in the seven-day period to the 4th of July 2015.

The quakes have occurred across 19 States—Alabama, Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming—and Puerto Rico.

The global total for the period was 1,314. Continue reading