How to Help Victims of Hurricane Maria

This article details a number of different places you can donate to relief efforts in Puerto Rico.   Remember to always check charity navigator before donating to an unfamiliar organization so that you know exactly…


NORFOLK (19 noviembre 2010) Técnico de Sistemas de Información de Primera Clase, Angelita Tester, clasifica alimentos no-perecederos para el programa de asistencia sin fines de lucro durante las fiestas de “Armed Services YMCA”. Las canastas irán a 640 familias para el Día de Acción de Gracias. (Foto del Navy de los EEUU tomada por el especialista de comunicación masiva de 3ra Clase, Brian Goodwin/Liberado)

Post-Disaster No-Cook Food Ideas

From the US Department of Agriculture: During hurricane/disaster situations, it can be hard to provide healthy meals for your family. You may be without power or have limited water. Food may not be safe to…


Los soldados de la Guardia Nacional de Texas llegó a Houston para ayudar a los residentes en áreas fuertemente inundadas a causa de las tormentas del Huracán Harvey, 27 de agosto de 2017. Foto del Ejército de la Guardia Nacional de Texas tomada por el primer Teniente Zachary West

How Best To Help Disaster Survivors in Texas

Looking for ways to help the Tropical Storm Harvey relief efforts in Houston? This FEMA advisory outlines the best ways to be helpful.   Your main takeaways should be two important “don’ts” DON’T donate unsolicited goods…



National Preparedness Month 2017

September is National Preparedness month. National Preparedness Month (NPM) encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools, and communities. This year’s theme is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” Follow…


Tuesday 7/18/17 Heat Warning

from the National Weather Service Excessive Heat Warning URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE 357 PM CDT Tue Jul 18 2017 …Excessive Heat Headlines Wednesday through Friday… A prolonged period of heat…


Heat Safety

As we approach the warmest stretch of the year, it’s a good time to review safety tips to use in extreme heat conditions.  Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States,…


Flood Insurance for Renters

  Many renters assume that their landlord’s insurance will cover them in the event of a natural disaster. While it is true that your landlord is liable for damage to the property that you are…