PrepareAthon, the national day of action, is almost here! Time to run through a last minute checklist of things you can do right now to get ready for September 30 the last day of National Preparedness Month!
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All month long we've been helping you get ready for Preparathon on September 30 by making sure you have a complete emergency preparedness plan in place. Do your part to make sure everyone around you also has a plan and help get everyone you know to participate in National Preparedness Month.
All parents know toddlers cannot be trusted, especially around a house filled with so many wonderful and shining things, climbing places and dangers. We know you can’t keep your toddler in a bubble. But you can toddler proof your house to help prevent the thousands of unintentional injuries that harm and kill children every year. Here are ways to protect your toddler from the dangers that lurk around every house.
Is your child ready to operate your home security system? Does he know how to arm/disarm the alarm, punch in the passcode? Here’s how to know if your child is ready for that responsibility, and what you should teach him about home security.
Will you be prepared when the lights go out? Whether due to capacity issues on your power grid or as an unwelcome event from extreme weather, power outages are a very real possibility and one you must be prepared for. Learn what you can do right now to make sure your home and family are ready when the lights go out.
Capable of spanning 600 miles and delivering over 2 trillion gallons of water in a single day, hurricanes represent the awesome power of mother nature and cause widespread devastation with powerful winds and water. Learn what you can do today to prepare your home so you and your family can be ready when the wind starts to blow.
In an instant, everything you own can go up in smoke. Wildfires burn across the US every year. Even if you don't live near a wooded area or a wildfire-prone area, you may still be at risk. Be smart and get prepared so you don't have to worry. Follow these simple steps and make you, your home and your family fire-safe today so you're prepared for any emergency.
Responsible for billions of dollars in damage each year in the United States, floods are one of the most frequent and most destructive emergencies. Do you know what to do and where to go during a flood? Do you know what to do beforehand to prepare yourself and your family? Read our article on what to do to make sure your home and family remain safe before, during and after a flood.
Smart phones, tablets and laptops offer a host of convenience and benefits for users - but with all that added functionality comes additional risks and threats. Learn what you need to do to keep your family and information protected.
Having a home security system should increase your peace of mind and sense of safety - not cause you and your neighbors headaches and annoyance. You can eliminate most if not all false alarm causes by reviewing these tips.