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Helpful Add-Ons for Your Earthquake Kit
Helpful Add-Ons for Your Earthquake Kit
June 23, 2017

An earthquake kit is your grab-and-go survival bag in the event of a natural disaster or sudden evacuation. It should contain all your family needs to survive for a minimum 72 hours without emergency services or outside help. But surviving...

Keeping kids safe and comfortable after an earthquake
Keeping kids safe and comfortable after an earthquake
May 30, 2017

As part of our 4 part article series with the Tri-City News on emergency preparedness, we discussed specific ways you can reduce the effects of a traumatic natural disaster on children. Some of what is covered in the article: What...

Survival Kits aren’t just for earthquakes
Survival Kits aren’t just for earthquakes
May 18, 2017

As part of our 4 part article series with the Tri-City News on earthquake preparedness, we discuss the many other uses for survival kits, outside of just earthquakes including: Power Outages Floods Fires Vehicle Accidents Snow Storms Read the full article...

Imminent Kelowna Floods – How Having a Survival Kit Helps
Imminent Kelowna Floods – How Having a Survival Kit Helps
May 11, 2017

Thousands of people are about to be evacuated from Kelowna, as abnormal snow pack levels, over-saturated soil, warm temperatures and imminent heavy rainfall create ‘perfect storm’ conditions for brutal flooding.   “We are planning for the worst and hoping for...

What We Learned from the Yukon Earthquake
What We Learned from the Yukon Earthquake
May 2, 2017

On May 1st, 2017 at approximately 5:30am, a 6.2 earthquake hit the border between the Yukon and British Columbia. Residents were shaken awake by the quake, which rocked houses, damaged buildings, but luckily left no one injured. Here are a...

What to expect after an earthquake
What to expect after an earthquake
May 2, 2017

In the final installment of our 4 part article series with the Tri-City News on emergency preparedness, we discuss the ugly details of what to expect after a major earthquake. Most of us have experienced a small earthquake, and remember...

Are you ready for the ‘Big One’?
Are you ready for the ‘Big One’?
April 17, 2017

The Tri-City News wrote a great article series for our Grand Opening, centered around the importance of being prepared for a major earthquake. In this 4 part article series, the Tri-City News and BC Quake staff outline what you should include...