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Weather forecaster are reporting Boston, and parts of New England could see between 12 and 30 inches of snow this week, combined with high winds that would create a very dangers blizzard situation.  

 

Ideally, readers have already made preparations for supplies of water, food, back up heat and power generation if needed. If not, act now before shelves are cleared out as the storm approaches.

Feb 03
2013
Steve Marr

Hurricane Sandy Still Causing Pain

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Responders to disasters understand the pain lingers far beyond the first response. Often the long term effects are more difficult for many people then the hectic first few days.

 Cedar Grove Community Hub, Staten Island, N.Y.

Jan 24
2013
Steve Marr

Emergency Drinking Water In Your Hot Water Tank

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Accesses to clean, safe drinking water is always critical during an emergency. The minimum required in an emergency is 3 gallons per person, or 12 gallons per day for a family of four. Clearly, more water is better.

 

Jan 16
2013
Steve Marr

What Stands After A Major Disaster?

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Colossae was a major Roman trading center built on the Lycus River. Historical accounts suggest this was a major trading center, and crossroads. Colossae was a major, important city.  The surrounding area was very fertile farming land.

The widespread flue epidemic has resulted in New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declaring a public health emergency as some hospitals became so overcrowded some turned the sick away while others expanded capacity by using emergency tents. Newscasts often lead with the latest outbreak news.

 

Jan 09
2013
Steve Marr

Avoid “Smishing” on Your Cell phone

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Scam artists are always looking for new and innovative ways to get your personal information. Now, Smartphone face a new threat, “Smishing”.  These are text messages you receive made to appear official, but are fake, like:

  • Contact your bank to resolve a banking issue
  • You are provided with a purchase information and told to call a number to resolve any inaccuracies
  • Notification you signed up for a service and must notify the firm if incorrect to avoid being charged