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Why Winter Power Outages Happen and How to Survive Them

Learn what causes winter power outages and how to prepare your home and your family in case of an emergency. We have some valuable tips on what to do before, during, and after an outage hits.
Wildfire taking over a forest. Photo by Mike Lewelling, National Park Service

Wildfire Evacuation List: How to Act Fast and What to Include

Wildfires occur much more often now, so it’s a good idea to prepare for when they do. Here are a few tips on how to act fast and what to include when evacuating your home.
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Hurricane Season 101: What You Should Know About Hurricane Season When Traveling

Hurricane season is the time of year when hurricanes are most likely to occur. It’s important to know when the start and end dates are so you can confidently complete all hurricane preparations before the season begins.
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17 Items and Supplies Preppers Forget to Add to Their List

You never know when disaster will strike, so it’s a good idea to prepare for when it does. Here are a few items that many people forget to pack when preparing for a disaster.
What Food to Stockpile Before a Disaster Hits

What Food to Stockpile Before a Disaster Hits

Stocking up on food is a great way to build your hurricane kit, and it’s super easy! Here are our tips on what food you should store for hurricanes.
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20 Blackout and Power Outage Survival Tips and Tricks

Power outages can happen at any time, and it’s important to be prepared. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the 20 most important do’s and don'ts for before, during, and after outages.
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Go Bag Essentials for Emergency Home Evacuations

Whether it’s an earthquake or tornado, you should have a go bag for your family. Take a look at what goes into a go bag and how to pack it strategically.
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Hurricane Safety for Your Family

How to formulate a disaster plan, ensure you have the correct supplies, and regularly maintain your hurricane prep kit. In conjunction with the National Weather Service’s Hurricane Preparedness Week, we have put together some tips to help protect you and your family for hurricane season.
5 Easy Ways You Can Join the #DinnerbyLuminAID Movement

5 Easy Ways You Can Join the #DinnerbyLuminAID Movement

When you post a photo on Instagram using the hashtag #DinnerbyLuminAID, we'll donate a solar lantern to one of our nonprofit partners in disaster relief, who are currently responding to Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.