Recent disasters like earthquakes, floods and tornadoes naturally cause households to think about creating an emergency disaster plan. While a plan and an emergency kit take time to prepare, this will never be time wasted. When you have 10 minutes or less to get out of your home, it is vital that you are ready to get-up and go without any regrets.
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In the United States, floods are one of the most common and deadliest natural disasters. While some natural disasters occur more in certain regions of the country, such as earthquakes in the areas surrounding a fault line, floods can occur anywhere rain falls and can impact large areas of land. Because the weather cannot be controlled, there are only a few ways humans can prevent flooding. However, knowledge and preparation for a flood can help all homeowners stay safe and limit the amount of damage to personal property.
Holly Martinez of Kewa Pueblo witnessed firsthand how detrimental mold can be to a child’s health. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that for the first time in over two years, Holly’s child, Dominique, has slept through the night. The young mother reports that Dominique, who has cerebral palsy, would wake up on a nightly basis with difficulties breathing because of the mold in the home.