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Wildfire Emergency Kit

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Guardian Survival Gear Wildfire Emergency Kit
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This Wildfire Emergency Kit Is Packed Securely in Our Red Duffle Bag with Wheels and includes the following Items:
Food and Water - The food and water in this Wildfire Emergency Kit will comfortably provide you with adequate nutrition for one day without access to additional supplies. These products have a 5 year shelf life.
Light and Communications - In the event of a power outage caused by disaster you’ll have independent access to your own means of lighting and communication with the outside world.
Shelter and Warmth - These supplies will provide protection from outside weather forces. They will protect you from wind, sun, rain, and many other conditions you may encounter.
Tools - When in a disaster situation it is useful to have access to hygiene products. Staying clean can protect against infection, disease, and depression.
Hygiene and Sanitation - When in a disaster situation it is useful to have access to hygiene products. Staying clean can protect against infection, disease, and depression.
First Aid - These first aid items can assist with minor injuries and protect against serious health concerns in disaster circumstances.

Other  - These items are useful for stress relief and activity in strenuous or challenging circumstances.

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Preparedness Seeds

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Preparedness Seeds
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The Preparedness Seeds Everlasting Garden Bucket provides a Missing link in your food storage plan. Each Mini-Ropak Bucket contains 16 popular varieties that will plant nearly 3/4 acre of garden!

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Food Storage Buckets

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Food Storage Buckets
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Wise Company Grab and Go Food Kits are perfect for any unplanned emergency. Our ready-made meals are packed in airtight NITROGEN PACKED Mylar pouches, and then encased in durable plastic containers.

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CALIFORNIA BURNING: Entire State of California Now In Extreme Drought, Fueling Massive Wildfires

CALIFORNIA BURNING: Entire State of California Now In Extreme Drought, Fueling Massive Wildfires | emergence preparedness | Scoop.it

Reuters, May 16, 2014
VIDEOS
▶ FIREFIGHTERS CONTINUE BATTLING RAGING SAN DIEGO WILDFIRES http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/16/us-usa-wildfires-california-idUSBREA4E0V920140516

 

Climate Central, May 15, 2014
▶ 100 PERCENT OF CALIFORNIA NOW IN HIGHEST STAGES OF DROUGHT http://www.climatecentral.org/news/california-severe-drought-or-worse-17444

 

                                                      WATCH

                                                  May 15, 2014
THIS INTENSE VIDEO SHOWS HOW BAD THE CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES ARE RIGHT NOW http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/15/intense-video-california-wildfires_n_5332745.html

 

                                        CALIFORNIA BURNING
                                     SLIDE SHOW - 24 Photos
                                        Reuters, May 15, 2014

http://blogs.reuters.com/fullfocus/2014/05/15/california-burning/#a=1

 

Climate Progress, May 14, 2014
▶ LAST MONTH WAS THE SECOND WARMEST APRIL EVER RECORDED. We may not have felt it in the United States, but last month was the second-warmest April worldwide since scientists began recording temperature data, according to a preliminary report from NASA.  http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/05/14/3437672/second-warmest-april/

 

Climate Progress, May 15, 2014
▶ MORE THAN 20,000 EVACUATED AS CALIFORNIA SPRING TURNS TO SUMMER OF FIRE http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/05/15/3438195/california-spring-summer-fire/

 

                            LIVE UPDATES: CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES
           http://mashable.com/2014/05/15/california-drought-wildfires/

 

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                                                          2014

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New Scientist, May 15, 2014
▶ MAP: CALIFORNIA'S BURNING -- AND HALF THE USA IS NOW IN DROUGHT http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25571-californias-burning--and-half-the-us-is-now-in-drought.html#.U3VQcS_1_OQ

 

                                              CNN VIDEO REPORT
                                                    May 15, 2014
WILDFIRES BURNING OUT OF CONTROL IN CALIFORNIA'S SAN DIEGO COUNTY http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/15/us/san-diego-wildfire/

 

Climate Progress, May 01, 2014

▶ RECORD HEAT AND DROUGHT KICK OFF CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE SEASON -- IN FULL. Nine schools in southern California remain closed for the second day as firefighters tackle a smokey blaze burning in the foothills east of Los Angeles.http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/05/01/3433047/california-wildfire-season-begins/

 

PBS Newshour, May 15, 2014
▶ ENTIRE STATE OF CALIFORNIA NOW IN EXTREME DROUGHT, FUELING WILDFIRES http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/entire-state-california-now-extreme-drought-fueling-wildfires/

 

▶  CALIFORNIA DROUGHT - WORST IN RECORDED HISTORY  http://sco.lt/4rmrQn

 

                                                  NASA VIDEO
CALIFORNIA'S DROUGHT IS SO BAD, YOU CAN SEE IT FROM SPACE
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/18/california-drought-space_n_4809637.html

 

Los Angeles Times, May 15, 2014
▶ HUGE INCREASE IN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES LINKED TO DROUGHT, HOT WEATHER http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-california-wildfires-drought-hot-weather-20140515-story.html

 

▶ 4,300 INMATES TO SPEND SENTENCES FIGHTING EXTREME CALIFORNIA WILD FIRES THIS SUMMER  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/02/california-inmate-firefighters_n_5255754.html

 

                                               -- WATCH --

                                Union of Concerned Scientists
-▶  BIGGER, HOTTER, AND LONGER WILDFIRES ARE THE NEW NORMAL AS THE CLIMATE CHANGES IN THE AMERICAN WEST http://blog.ucsusa.org/bigger-hotter-and-longer-wildfires-are-the-new-normal-as-the-climate-changes-in-the-west-183

 

 Summit Voice, April 19, 2014
▶ GRAPH: WESTERN WILDFIRES BURNING BIGGER AND MORE OFTEN -  http://summitcountyvoice.com/2014/04/19/western-wildfires-burning-bigger-and-more-often/

 

Washington Post, February 14, 2014
▶ DROUGHT-STRICKEN CALIFORNIA, OTHER STATES, PREPARE FOR LANDMARK YEAR IN FIRES http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2014/02/14/drought-stricken-california-other-states-prepare-for-landmark-year-in-fires/

 

 -▶  WE'RE ON THE BRINK OF THE WORST DROUGHT IN 1,000 YEARS http://sco.lt/74mbHF

 

                                          FRYING ON PLANET EARTH:

                               WILDFIRES CONSUMING OUR FORESTS

                                            & ALL LIFE WITHIN THEM

                                                http://sco.lt/8LXukr

 

                                           A WAKE-UP VIDEO

                                              "EXTREME ICE"

                   Just How Fast Are We Melting? As It Happens

                                            http://sco.lt/8zIJfd

 

 

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      CALIFORNIA 2013 YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK RIM FIRE RAGES

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September 1, 2013 Global Possibilities
-▶  CATASTROPHIC FIRES, LIKE RIM FIRE, ARE EMBLEMATIC OF OUR TROUBLED RELATIONSHIP WITH NATURE - HERE'S WHAT WE CAN DO DIFFERENTLY. http://www.globalpossibilities.org/we-are-to-blame-for-catastrophic-wildfires-like-rim-fire-heres-what-we-can-do-differently/

 August 23, 2012 - National Public Radio

-▶  NEVER TO RETURN:  THESE FIRES ARE SO FIERCE, THE FOREST MAY NEVER RECOVER   http://www.npr.org/2012/08/23/159373770/the-new-normal-for-wildfires-forest-killing-megablazes

August 31, 2013 Fresno Bee
-▶  RIM FIRE BIGGEST IN CALIFORNIA'S HISTORY:  WILL THE SIERRA FOREST RECOVER? http://www.fresnobee.com/2013/08/31/3473451/will-the-sierra-forests-recover.html

 
                                                 IN PICTURES

                          August 25,2013 Guardian Environment
-▶  WILDFIRE THREATENS YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK http://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2013/aug/24/wildfire-threatens-yosemite-national-park

 

                                               VIDEO REPORT -

                                               PBS Newshour

                                             August 30, 2013  
RIM FIRE CREWS WORK TO SAVE YOSEMITE 200-YEAR OLD SEQUOIAS: A TREE THAT USUALLY THRIVES WITH FIRES HELP, BUT THIS FIRE IS FIERCE http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/nation/july-dec13/sequoias_08-30.html

 

                                             TIMELAPSE VIDEO

                                  August 29, 2013 Digital Journal

BOTH BEAUTIFUL AND TERRIFYING: RIM FIRE SPREADING INTO YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/357304

 

August 29, 2013 Reuters
-▶  YOSEMITE RIM FIRE HEADS DEEPER INTO YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/29/us-usa-fire-yosemite-idUSBRE97L14020130829?feedType=RSS&feedName=environmentNews

 
                                       VIDEO REPORT: USA RIM FIRE

                                     August 26, 2013 PBS Newshour

-▶  AN ALL OUT ASSAULT BY AIR AND BY LAND on the enormous Rim fire raging in the Western Sierra Nevada mountains... http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/weather/july-dec13/yosemite1_08-26.html

 

                                                       VIDEOS
                                     August 26, 2013 KQED News -

-▶  DRAMATIC CALIFORNIA AIR NATIONAL GUARD RIM FIRE VIDEOS "THAT IS UNREAL" http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/

 

August 27, 2013 High Country News
-▶  AS RIM FIRE SCORCHES YOSEMITE, FOREST SERVICE CUTS RESTORATION FUNDING http://www.hcn.org/blogs/goat/as-rim-fire-scorches-yosemite-forest-service-cuts-restoration-funding#1377626772060038

 

 

 

July 1, 2013 The New York Times
-▶  EXPERTS SEE NEW NORMAL AS A HOTTER, DRIER WEST FACES MORE HUGE FIRES http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/02/us/experts-see-a-hotter-drier-west-with-more-huge-fires.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

 

                                           IN PICTURES

                          August 25, 2013 Guardian Environment
                -▶  WILDFIRE THREATENS YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

http://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2013/aug/24/wildfire-threatens-yosemite-national-park

 

                              -▶  YOSEMITE RIM FIRE PHOTOS -▶ 

                                              http://ow.ly/oeTXB

 

August 26, 2013 TreeHugger
-▶  ********TRACK STATUS OF CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES WITH BEAUTIFUL, MULTIMEDIA TOOL http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/track-status-california-wildfires-beautiful-multimedia-tool.html

August 27, 2013 Grist
NINE SCARY FACTS ABOUT THE YOSEMITE RIMFIRE http://grist.org/climate-energy/9-scary-facts-about-the-yosemite-fire/

 

                                                VIDEO REPORT

                                 August 26, 2013 PBS Newshour
-▶  ********USA RIM FIRE - AN ALL OUT ASSAULT BY AIR AND BY LAND on the enormous Rim fire raging in the Western Sierra Nevada mountains... http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/weather/july-dec13/yosemite1_08-26.html

                                                     VIDEO

                                August 23, 2013, Mother Jones

                         FROM THE MASSIVE YOSEMITE WILDFIRE 
-▶  ******RIM FIRE: The blaze in and around California's Yosemite National Park has more than quadrupled in the last two days. Here's what it looks like.http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2013/08/photos-rim-wildfire-yosemite-park

 

                                                       VIDEO

                           August 24, 2013 The Weather Channel
-▶  *** GIANT SEQUOIAS AT RISK IN YOSEMITE WILDFIRE
The trees grow naturally only on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada and are among the largest and oldest living things on earth.
http://www.weather.com/news/yosemite-wildfire-update-20130823

 

 

                                                VIDEO REPORT

                            August 24, 2013, US New & World Report
EMERGENCY IN SAN FRANCISCO AS RIM WILDFIRE THREATENS CITY'S POWER GRID
The Rim Fire has already charred more than 106,000 acres and is growing every minute. More than 2,000 firefighters are attempting to contain the out-of-control fire, but they're losing ground http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/08/23/20152653-emergency-in-san-francisco-as-wildfire-threatens-citys-power-grid?lite

 

August 24, 2013 NBC News
-▶  COST OF U.S. WESTERN INFERNOS SPREADS LIKE WILDFIRE  http://www.nbcnews.com/business/cost-western-blazes-spreads-wildfire-6C10974725

 August 21, 2013 Huffington Post Green
-▶  U.S. WESTERN WILDFIRES TAX FIREFIGHTING RESOURCES, PUSH SPENDING PAST $1 BILLION http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/21/western-wildfires-costs_n_3789085.html?utm_hp_ref=green

 
                                                         VIDEO

                                     August 22, 2013, Fox News
-▶  U.S. FEDS RUNNING OUT OF MONEY TO FIGHT WILDFIRES http://www.foxnews.com/weather/2013/08/22/feds-running-out-money-to-fight-wildfires/

 

 

 July 2, 2013 Washington Post

-▶  USA WESTERN WILDFIRES' SIZE, INTENSITY AND IMPACT ARE INCREASING, EXPERTS SAY http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/western-wildfires-size-intensity-and-impact-are-increasing-experts-say/2013/07/02/f13916ea-e32a-11e2-a11e-c2ea876a8f30_story.html

 July 1, 2013 The New York Times
-▶  EXPERTS SEE NEW NORMAL AS A HOTTER, DRIER WEST FACES MORE HUGE FIRES http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/02/us/experts-see-a-hotter-drier-west-with-more-huge-fires.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 July 19, 2013 TerraDaily
-▶  USA SWEATS OUT MASSIVE HEAT WAVE http://www.terradaily.com/reports/US_sweats_out_massive_heat_wave_999.html

 June 20, 2013 Yale Environment 360
-▶  MEGADROUGHT IN U.S. SOUTHWEST: A BAD OMEN FOR FORESTS GLOBALLY http://e360.yale.edu/feature/megadrought_in_us_southwest_a_bad_omen_for_forests_globally/2665/

July 5, 2013 The Atlantic
-▶  THE SOUTHWEST'S FORESTS MAY NEVER RECOVER FROM MEGAFIRES http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/07/the-southwests-forests-may-never-recover-from-megafires/277545/

 

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                                             COLORADO, USA

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June 11,2013 Huffington Post Denver
-▶  BLACK FOREST FIRE VIDEO WORST IN COLORADO HISTORY http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/11/black-forest-fire-colo_n_3424621.html

June 19, 2013 Chicago Tribune

-▶  COLORADO WILDFIRE DESTROYS MORE THAN 500 HOMES, NEW BLAZES MENACE WEST  http://ow.ly/maMKf

 June 14, 2013 Reuters

-▶  PROPERTY LOSS FROM DEADLY COLORADO WILDFIRE RISES TO 400 HOME DESTROYED http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/14/us-usa-fires-colorado-idUSBRE95D0P020130614?feedType=RSS&feedName=environmentNews

 

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                                                 ARIZONA

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                                             VIDEO REPORT

                                  July 1, 2013 PBS Newshour
IN ARIZONA, OUT OF CONTROL WILDLIFE KILLS 19 ELITE FIREFIGHTERS http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/weather/july-dec13/fire1_07-01.html

 

                                                       VIDEO

                                     July 1, 2013 USA Today
19 FIREFIGHTERS CONSUMED IN ARIZONA FIRE, NOW AT 8,400 ACRES

 

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                                                   NEVADA, USA

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July 12, 2013 Las Vegas Review-Journal
-▶  NEVADA WILDFIRE A 'BIOLOGICAL DISASTER' THAT COULD WIPE OUT SEVERAL ANIMAL SPECIES FOUND NOWHERE ELSE ON EARTH http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/las-vegas/wildfire-could-harm-species-found-only-mount-charleston

 

-▶  WATER IN THE ANTHROPOCENE http://sco.lt/856DXl

 

 

 





 


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Depending upon terrain and vegetation, wildfire hazard risk exposure is generally pervasive, with high concentrations in southern California. Since 1950, 56 percent of Presidential declared disasters in California were the result of wildfires.

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Cook in the Pouch

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Wise Favorites consists of Wise Company’s New 7 Outdoor cook- in-the-pouch meals (One of each). The new Outdoor meals contain real meat and boast extremely high calories and protein in each pouch.

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Survival Kits

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2 Person Bucket Survival Kit
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The 2 Person Bucket Survival Kit includes the following:

Food and Water:
The food and water in this kit will comfortably provide you with adequate nutrition for 72-hours without access to additional supplies. These products have a 5 year shelf life.

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