7 Essential Items you should have in your Emergency Survival Kit

InfoGraph1By: Mina Arano of More Prepared

Emergencies come undeclared. No, you don’t have to panic. Just ensure you are prepared to face them by keeping your emergency survival kit with the following 7 essentials in it.

  1. Food- Food, an essential component of your kit, should be carried in adequate quantities. Add a 3-day supply of non-perishable food to your kit. Keep a check on expiration of packaged foods. Freeze dried food, bars and specially formulated foods have significantly high shelf life, ranging from 5 to 25 years, so it is a good idea to carry these as well. Don’t forget your toddler, add formula and baby food to meet up the requirements. Add pet food, if you have one.
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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