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The Shocking Cost of Florence

Hurricane Florence has been devastating—the economic damage alone could cost billions of dollars. It’s going to take a Mindful recovery for the Hurricane Florence survivors to get back on their feet, and, fortunately, we can all help. The Devastation of Hurricane Florence On September 14th, Hurricane Florence made landfall near…

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3 Uplifting Irma Stories

Hurricane Irma has been absolutely devastating for Florida and certain U.S. territories. The latest reports state that 22 people have died due to the hurricane and that’s only within the United States. During all of this chaos and destruction, everyday citizens stepped up. Here are just three examples. Marooned Manatees…

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Aid for Houston Animals

People all over the U.S. are sending disaster relief aid to help the Texans impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Among the victims, there are countless animals that have been stranded or are in need of help. Reportedly 600,000 animals were “killed or stranded during Hurricane Katrina”—animal welfare organizations and animal lovers…

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Helping Harvey Survivors

On August 25th, Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 storm, made landfall between Port Arkansas and Port O’Connor, Texas. The storm has devastated Houston and the Gulf Coast of Texas. FEMA estimated that 30,000 people will now be seeking shelter and 450,000 may qualify for federal flood victim assistance. Thus far, 30…

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Prepare an Emergency Kit

Are you prepared for a disaster? Having a plan and organizing emergency drills is a great start, but it’s not enough. You need an emergency kit and unfortunately, not enough Americans have one on hand. The Federal Signal Corporation and the Safe American Foundation created a Public Safety survey in…

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Recovering from Natural Disasters

Depending on your location, natural disasters like earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and severe winter storms can occur quite often. Unfortunately, too many of us wait until the last minute to prepare ourselves with things like emergency kits, tools, and natural disaster plans. And even fewer of us are prepared for…

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Lost Your Pet After a Natural Disaster?

Losing your home and possessions in a natural disaster can be devastating, but being surrounded by your family can ease the shock. Unfortunately, in the aftermath of a hurricane, many beloved four-legged family members are lost or have been left behind. Some pet owners leave their animals behind during natural…

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Easing Your Children’s Stress During a Crisis

Disasters are stressful for everyone and can be especially so for children there are several ways for easing children’s stress. Hurricane Irene swept across the Eastern seaboard this week bringing heavy rain and flooding to multiple states. A lot of displaced populations were creating stress and havoc for thousands. And…

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