Ready to eat meals have been on the scene for many decades. They can be dated back as far as the civil war where rations were given to soldiers who were out in the field.
Almost everyone has heard of MREs, or Meals Ready to Eat, because the military has been using them for decades to feed the troops. One MRE is one meal for one adult that comes in a very tough, sealed, bag that can withstand extreme heat, cold, and abuse without breaking or bursting.
It is not a common ritual for people to prepare for a hurricane. Given that hurricanes don't strike every day, it is easy to get caught up with life in general and forget about lurking dangers.
It's amazing how we love the rainy weather because of the good riddance it brings to us from the heat and humidity. We finally get to see people come out from the comforts of their homes and take pleasure in the fantastic weather.
One of the most common types of natural disaster that affects cities and countries across the world is the flood. From urban cities to underdeveloped villages, life for any human being in flood affected area comes to an abrupt and unwanted halt.
A news report is aired several times every year discussing how a motorist, climber or hiker has been lost, and every day somebody in the U.S. is robbed, mugged or taken hostage by somebody who has a deadly weapon.
I live in the Midwest these days, which means that I have to deal with the occasional tornado warning, but nothing more serious than that. It's a fair sight better than the worries I had in my former home on the East Coast.
Earthquakes preparedness is, unfortunately, something most people don't put much thought into. Even in quake-prone areas like California, most residents go about their daily lives without giving earthquake preparation a second thought.
Having lived all my life in Tornado Alley, I'm as accustomed to tornado watches, and warnings as people in Minnesota are to snowstorms. I can remember many sleepless nights through the years when we were either up watching the weather or lying in bed listening to weather updates on the radio.
If you are planning on moving to, or live in a hot weather/subtropical climate, here a couple of things that you need to know about the importance of adapting to unwieldy seasons. Hot weather season typically starts from the first day of June to November 30 annually.