Category: Disaster Preparation

Talking to Your Children About Difficult News

Children’s lives are touched by trauma on a regular basis, no matter how much parents or teachers try to keep the “bad things” away.  Instead of shielding children from the danger of violence or tragedies around us, adults… Read More

Cold Protection of Florida Citrus: Microsprinkler Irrigation

Millions of boxes of fruit and thousands of acres of citrus trees have been lost in freezes and frosts.  More than nearly any other factor, freezes have caused some of the most dramatic changes in fruit supply, availability,… Read More

Winter Weather Events: Preparation and Safety

People in Florida might not consider planning and preparing for winter weather events because of it’s normally mild temperatures.  However, some northern Florida regions experience temperatures below freezing and occasional snow and ice storms during the winter months. … Read More

Teaching Kids the Importance of Keeping Track of Memories (For Disaster and Historical Records Purposes)

There are certain items we possess that have more than just monetary value, and sometimes it is difficult for children to realize this. It is important however, that we teach children the difference between items have a high… Read More