The Disaster Zone - An Emergency Preparedness Blog

October 06, 2015


Helping Veterans

To honor the people who have served our country, for each order you place that is $50 or more, we are donating a combination hygiene/first-aid kit to veterans through the San Francisco VA Medical Center. Additionally, we will send you a coupon worth 10% off your next order.  Good through this Veteran’s Day, November 11

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May 21, 2015


This Memorial Day we're honoring those who serve

Everyone deserves a coffee break, especially the thousands of American Servicemen and Women deployed in the Middle East and around the world. Through Green Beans Coffee’s CUP OF JOE FOR A JOE Program, for only $2 you can send a Troop deployed overseas a hot, fresh cup of coffee with a personal message… and 15 minutes of home.

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How do you survive an earthquake?


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April 27, 2015


Nepal Devastation

This compilation of YouTube videos show the level of destruction and devastation from a 7.8 earthquake. Nepali residents are still dealing with the aftershocks of the quake.

The moment the earthquake hit


The effects of the earthquake as seen on a swimming pool.


Avalanche at the Everest basecamp


Drone footage taken on April 27, 2015 shows the devastation of the earthquake that hit Nepal.


Earthquakes can occur at any time, anywhere in the world. Our hearts go out to the people of Nepal.

April 27th - May 3rd, 2015, the Earthquake Supply Center will donate 5% of all profits from orders on our website to relief efforts.

California Has One Year of Water Supply Left

According to NASA, California has a mere 365 days left of their water supply. As the state goes into mandatory water rationing, there are things you can do to build up your own supply of water at home. 

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Water Purification

In times of disaster, keep fresh potable water available.If you don’t have a cache of water set aside in pouches and larger containers, keep a good supply of water purification tablets available.

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