Monthly Archives: January 2013
Posted on January 29, 2013 by lifegear
Earthquakes are scary, unpredictable and very destructive. Since you cannot predict when and where one will strike, it is important to be prepared and knowledgeable about what to do when you find yourself caught in one. Our last two blog posts focused on what to do to prepare yourself and your house before and earthquake [...]
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Posted on January 23, 2013 by lifegear
At the beginning of the year, Life+Gear received an email from The Little Ferry Fire Department, a fire department that was destroyed in the rage of Hurricane Sandy.
"Recently back in October 2012 our department was crushed by the Sandy Storm that basically left us with a bare minimum of equipment. Being a volunteer Fire Department [...]
Posted on January 17, 2013 by lifegear
Our last blog, "How to Prepare for An Earthquake", focused on how to prepare yourself, your family and your house for an unexpected earthquake. It is extremely important to prepare yourself ahead of time, since earthquakes are unpredictable in size, timing and location. But what do you do if you find yourself suddenly in an [...]
Posted on January 15, 2013 by lifegear
The scary truth about earthquakes is that they can happen at any time of the day or night with little or no warning. USGS.gov’s statistics reported a total of 3,836 earthquakes in the US and 16,667 earthquakes worldwide during 2012 alone.
One common misconception is that earthquakes only happen on the west coast. In reality, 42 states [...]
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Posted on January 10, 2013 by lifegear
Donate Blood. Save a life.
Today, January 10th, Life+Gear hosted our very first blood drive at our Del Mar office! People from all around came by the big bus to sign up and donate blood with San Diego Blood Bank.
Facts About Blood Needs
-Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood.
-More than 44,000 blood donations are [...]
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Posted on January 8, 2013 by lifegear
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Posted on January 4, 2013 by lifegear
Life+Gear wants to make sure your family is prepared in case of an emergency. Before an emergency happens, sit down together and decide how you will:
-Get in contact with one another
-Where you will go
-What you will do in an emergency
Keep a copy of this plan in a safe place where it is easily accessible, such [...]
This post was posted in Emergency Preparedness
Posted on January 2, 2013 by lifegear
As we all settle in to 2013 and start making our New Year's Resolution lists, it is important to consider whether you and your family are "emergency prepared."
Being prepared for things such as natural disasters, blackouts and other unanticipated events is extremely important, but often overlooked.
Make 2013 the year YOU become “Prepared for Life.”
Start with [...]
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