Journal of Civil Defense

In this Issue (sample)

  • “Food and Water” p. 3-4
  • “Expedient Sheltering” p. 5-7
  • “Small Alternative Energy” p. 12-15

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Newest blog post - Living (and Preaching) the Sheltered Life


FEMA Offers Tools, Information to Help You Prepare for Severe Weather & Hurricane Season

WASHINGTON – Severe weather season is here and hurricane season is just around the corner. FEMA wants to help make sure you and your family have the tools you need to prepare, before disaster strikes.

There are a number of resources available to help you get ready. This includes new preparedness videos titled “Scary Simple,” that show you how to take a variety of steps including:



You can also download the FEMA App to set up alerts for the latest weather updates and for preparedness information. The FEMA App contains preparedness information for different types of disasters, an interactive checklist for emergency kits, a section to plan emergency meeting locations and information on how to stay safe and recover after a disaster. Visit for more information.

For additional preparedness tools, resources and information, visit



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Never Despair (from Winston Churchill)

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