mormon emergency preparedness

Food Storage

Building a “Sweet” Food Storage—Sugars
Building a “Sweet” Food Storage—Sugars

Having substantial food storage is the mark of a thoughtful and prepared home in... 

Pantry Items and Plants Can Ease Discomfort
Pantry Items and Plants Can Ease Discomfort

In the case of long-term disasters, using the natural resources we have on hand may... 

Harvesting and storing seeds
Harvesting and storing seeds

It’s a sign of plenty that we throw away seeds. In years past, when there has been... 

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Self Reliance

Tips for Trimming the Fat out of Your Kitchen Budget
Tips for Trimming the Fat out of Your Kitchen Budget

When we moved to Idaho 6 years ago, the bottom dropped out of the economy—and our... 

Unemployment Guidance and Mormon Resources
Unemployment Guidance and Mormon Resources

Few things upset a carefully organized life more than unemployment. All the routines... 

Mormon Health
Mormon Health

By Rebecca Obesity and degenerative diseases are growing problems in developed countries.... 

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Disasters

Mormons Render Aid to Hurricane Sandy Victims
Mormons Render Aid to Hurricane Sandy Victims

Since Hurricane Sandy tragically hit the east coast in October of 2012, thousands of volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (often mistakenly called the Mormon Church), have given thousands of hours of assistance on the ground for Hurricane Sandy victims. Since December 16, 2012 alone more than 28,000 Mormon Helping Hands volunteers... [Read more of this review]

Learning From Hurricane Sandy–Extra Preparedness Tips
Learning From Hurricane Sandy–Extra Preparedness Tips

As I went through five days without power or running water following Hurricane Sandy, I kept notes on what needed to change in my emergency preparedness plan. Following are some of the things I learned: Long before the need arises, find out what you really need. Take a day and carry a small notepad in your pocket. Jot down everything you use power and... [Read more of this review]

Preparing Your Home for an Emergency
Preparing Your Home for an Emergency

Once an emergency happens, it’s too late to start preparing. Even when the potential for emergency is announced, stores rapidly sell out of the necessary supplies. It’s important to have everything in place long before you need it. Following are sample steps to take for a few emergencies. 72-Hour Kit Some emergencies require evacuation. As soon... [Read more of this review]

Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety
Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety

Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety These steps were developed by members of the Earthquake Country Alliance and are based on many existing resources and the advice of many organizations.  Earthquake Country Alliance member have specific things they need to do before, during, and after an earthquake so as to reduce earthquake damage and injuries, and... [Read more of this review]

Emergency Sanitation
Emergency Sanitation

  Dave & Peggy Balmforth Shelley Idaho South Stake October, 2009 One of the most important aspects of sanitation is waste, which is the predominant cause of disease after an emergency.  The three most important things to do are: Bury or store all garbage and human waste at least 100 feet away from water wells or open water. Keep flies, roaches... [Read more of this review]

Domestic Terrorism
Domestic Terrorism

DOMESTIC TERRORISM PREPAREDNESS Images of airliners used as missiles in terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon as well as bombing attacks on the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City and the Olympic Centennial Park in Atlanta are hard to forget.  These terrorist events caused thousands of deaths and injuries and billions of... [Read more of this review]

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