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Winter Storm Emergency Preparedness

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

Even in North Texas, a bad winter storm can come on without much warning and cause damage to your home, leaving you and your family in a difficult and potentially dangerous situation. By preparing for the worst, you will improve your chances of getting through dangerous weather conditions without a catastrophe. Here are some things you can do now to …

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How to Recover from a Natural Disaster

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

How can you recover from a natural disaster? The answer is gradually. Your journey to recovery looms on after experiencing immense fear and uncertainty after an earthquake, fire, or severe weather. You may have to sift through debris, and you’ll have to work with your restoration contractor and insurance company or find other ways to pay for repairs. The road …

Emergency Preparedeness: Pet Emergency Plans

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

Pet emergency preparedness is necessary to protect your pets from the aftermath of disasters. Your response to disaster will depend on the type of disaster. Whether it is a storm, fire, flooding, earthquake, or any other disaster, you need a plan so that you can act decisively to save lives and property. A pet emergency plan will ensure that you consider …

Emergency Preparedness: How To Prepare your Children

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

Happiness, security, and bonding are what most parents want for their children. But empowering them with knowledge of emergency preparedness is also especially important. Parents talk and teach their children about so many things in life. Having a plan in place for an emergency is not only smart, but allows your children to build their self-esteem as they learn and are …

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Preparing Your Home for Spring Storms

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness, Safety Tips

Spring brings plenty of showers and wildflowers to North Texas, but locals know to brace for more than just rain. In this part of the country, spring means storm season, and some of the most severe weather events – tornadoes, flash floods, hail storms – are also the most difficult to predict. From March through June, people and property are …

Creating Your Storm Survival Kit

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

Imagine there is a tornado, thunderstorm, or hailstorm. Your power goes out, or there is  flooding or large hail, and that can all do damage to your house. In an emergency situation, you will not always have time to grab what you need to take. That is precisely why it is always a good idea to have an emergency survival …