Emergency Planning Tips

Emergency Planning Tips courtesy of US Dept of Homeland Security & FEMA Emergency Resources Emergency Planning Tips for Your Home: Get an emergency supplies kit. (Sunset Survival carries a wide selection of ready-to-use kits to fit every budget!) Be sure to consider additional items to accommodate family members’ individual needs: Prescription medications and glasses Infant […]

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Beat the Heat

The US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers the following extreme heat survival and safety tips: Drink plenty of water; even if you do not feel thirsty. Avoid drinks containing caffeine, as this can contribute to dehydration. Persons who have epilepsy or heart, kidney, or liver disease; are on fluid-restricted diets; or have a problem […]

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Help Prevent Heat-Related Deaths

Help Prevent Heat-Related Deaths Emergency Management Experts at NHTSA remind us that children become dehydrated more quickly than adults and are at higher risk of heat-related deaths and other dangers. It is extremely dangerous to leave children (or pets!) alone in a parked car in warm or hot weather “even for a few minutes.” When […]

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Disaster Preparedness Tips You May Have Overlooked

Include cash in your emergency supply kit. During an extended power outage, ATMs and credit card machines may not work. Check in with your neighbors to see how you can help each other out before and after a storm. Pick an out-of-town person for everyone to contact during an emergency. Preparing your family for an […]

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Survival Checklist

FEMA and the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security recommend including the following essential emergency supplies, at a minimum, for disaster preparedness: Water – 1 gal per day for each person and pet, for at least 3 days, for drinking, cooking and sanitation Sunset Survival emergency water is expertly packaged and sealed to keep out light […]

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Important Steps to Take for Hurricane Safety

Know what to do before, during, and after a hurricane. Prepare before hurricane season starts if you can. If you don’t have your supplies in place yet, now is a great time to get your kits in order! Pacific hurricane season starts May 15 and Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1. Create an emergency communication plan with […]

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How to Prepare for a Hurricane

How to Prepare for a Hurricane Learn what steps you should take today to protect yourself, your family, and your property before a hurricane hits! FEMA hurricane safety experts recommend: • Know your community’s local hurricane evacuation plan and identify several escape routes from your location in case roads are blocked; • If you plan […]

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FEMA Safety Tips Mobile App

  FEMA SAFETY TIPS MOBILE APP Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) experts have released a new mobile app to provide free weather alerts from the National Weather Service, as well as safety tips and important survival information in an emergency situation.  The convenient new FEMA safety tips mobile app is designed by Federal emergency experts […]

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