Emergency preparedness / Guides

Lifestyle and environment

Emergency preparedness guide for homes

...emergency food and water: City water systems will remain pressurized during power failures, but for those on a well, they require power to pump water up and fill pressure tanks. If you receive a local extreme weather warning that could lead to a power outage, fill a bathtub for toilet flushing and other emergency wat...

Green homes climate change
Lifestyle and environment

Green buildings are better situated to handle climate extremes

...Emergency Management Agency, spoke at the National Press Club as part of the event and emphasized the importance of green buildings in disaster preparedness. He urged leaders from major corporations, government, academia, the scientific community and civil society to help advance green building as a complementary strat...