The FEMA X code marking system has been incredibly successful since it was widely used in Hurricane Katrina. It’s been adopted by most agencies and departments across the united states so you’ll be sure to see these post disaster. Unfortunately, there is no universally accepted list of abbreviations so you’ll have to use your brain and think about what you’re seeing as it may not be immediately obvious.

The FEMA X code marking system has been incredibly successful since it was widely used in Hurricane Katrina. It’s been adopted by most agencies and departments across the united states so you’ll be sure to see these post disaster. Unfortunately, there is no universally accepted list of abbreviations so you’ll have to use your brain and think about what you’re seeing as it may not be immediately obvious.

How do hurricanes form? With a spiral cut piece of paper and a lamp, you can model how hot air rises off the ocean to create a hurricane over warm water. This is a great way for kids to learn about extreme weather. || Gift of Curiosity

How do hurricanes form? With a spiral cut piece of paper and a lamp, you can model how hot air rises off the ocean to create a hurricane over warm water. This is a great way for kids to learn about extreme weather. || Gift of Curiosity

A Red File is a binder or folder with all your important documents in one place. I keep mine in a fire safe so it is protected from fire but also easily accessible in case I am forced to evacuate, Here are some pictures of a sample Red File and various items that can be included.

A Red File is a binder or folder with all your important documents in one place. I keep mine in a fire safe so it is protected from fire but also easily accessible in case I am forced to evacuate, Here are some pictures of a sample Red File and various items that can be included.

List of Important Documents to Have In Case of Emergency-Remember: Prepping requires redundancy so it wouldn't be a bad idea to copy and have this information in two or three different places in various formats (flash drive, paper, etc.)

List of Important Documents to Have In Case of Emergency-Remember: Prepping requires redundancy so it wouldn't be a bad idea to copy and have this information in two or three different places in various formats (flash drive, paper, etc.)

Bug Out Bag - I'm not a prepper, but this kind of bag may be good for an emergency hurricane bag with a few adjustments.

Bug Out Bag - I'm not a prepper, but this kind of bag may be good for an emergency hurricane bag with a few adjustments.

Homeowners Red File For Emergency Preparedness  ~ A Red File is a binder or folder with all your important documents in one place. In case of an emergency, it can be easily retrieved... Make exact COPIES of credit cards, medical ID cards (front and back), auto and home insurance policies, passwords etc... Extensive list of items that should be included, many of which you may not have thought of!

Homeowners Red File For Emergency Preparedness ~ A Red File is a binder or folder with all your important documents in one place. In case of an emergency, it can be easily retrieved... Make exact COPIES of credit cards, medical ID cards (front and back), auto and home insurance policies, passwords etc... Extensive list of items that should be included, many of which you may not have thought of!

the 99 Cent Store is a great place to pick up things that need to be of the highest quality, but are perfect for an emergency.

the 99 Cent Store is a great place to pick up things that need to be of the highest quality, but are perfect for an emergency.

Is your child or grandchild struggling with Dyslexia? This roundup of apps can help a dyslexic hone vital skills to improve spelling, reading, and more. Using technology, alongside of professional therapies, is an excellent opportunity to expand the learning for kids, teens, and adults dealing with dyslexia. Apps To Help With Dyslexia

Is your child or grandchild struggling with Dyslexia? This roundup of apps can help a dyslexic hone vital skills to improve spelling, reading, and more. Using technology, alongside of professional therapies, is an excellent opportunity to expand the learning for kids, teens, and adults dealing with dyslexia. Apps To Help With Dyslexia

Packing List for your: INCH (I’m Never Coming Home bag), E&E (Escape and Evasion kit), BOB (Bug Out Bag), GHB (Get Home Bag), IDF (Intruder Defense Bag), or Survival Kit Be prepared in case of: Civil Unrest, Hurricane, Invasion, Flood, Zombies, Divorce or general caught with your pants down situation!

Packing List for your: INCH (I’m Never Coming Home bag), E&E (Escape and Evasion kit), BOB (Bug Out Bag), GHB (Get Home Bag), IDF (Intruder Defense Bag), or Survival Kit Be prepared in case of: Civil Unrest, Hurricane, Invasion, Flood, Zombies, Divorce or general caught with your pants down situation!

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