FUNDraising You Can Feel Good About – Earthquake Kits

    Earthquake. Natural Disaster. Hurricane. Our newspaper headlines have been talking non-stop about these events, while the kids were getting settled back into school. Now your PAC needs to do some fundraising. But your tired of selling the same old thing to your family, neighbors and friends. Does anyone really need more chocolates, flowers and […]

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Emergency Preparedness on the Road

When we think of emergency preparedness it is human nature to think on a grand scale – of an earthquake, major flood and/or fire. Although it may be unlikely to be faced with one of these major disasters, there is no doubt that you will be faced with personal emergencies in your lifetime. Major traffic jam […]

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Make Emergency Preparedness Your New Year’s Resolution

Although we originally posted this blog in 2014, we thought it was prudent to re-post in light of the earthquake near Christmas 2015. Each year it seems we all rotate the same resolutions in order to achieve a longer life: eat healthier, exercise more or quit a bad habit. All of these changes are controllable throughout […]

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Nepal – Could we be next?

Jackie Kloosterboer has been teaching people how to prepare for earthquakes for close to 2 decades.  She is the author of My Earthquake Preparedness Guide – Simple Steps to get You, Your Family and Pets Prepared. Follow Jackie on Twitter @Surviving_it to receive Earthquake Preparedness tips to help develop your Family’s Earthquake Plan. Nepal – […]

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Unprepared Businesses Are at Risk

When planning for an emergency the rule of thumb is to plan for the “worst case scenario.” Out here on the west coast we always hear all this earthquake talk…the big one is coming…expect the unexpected. Much of the concern centers on school safety, preparing a household kit, there is less discussion on how your […]

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Steps to Earthquake Safety

On October 17th, a locally-driven, world wide “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” drill will take place called The Great ShakeOut. All residents, agencies, businesses, and organizations across the world are encouraged to take part in the largest earthquake drill in history!  Register here http://shakeoutbc.ca/ With this fantastic event only 2 weeks away,  we thought it be a […]

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Plan for the Worst…It Just Makes Common Sense

Some of my friends call me a pessimist…. I think I am a realistic, well-prepared person. Should there ever be a major disaster, or a minor one for that matter, I know my family and I might be on our own for days – maybe even weeks. I want to BE PREPARED. But then again, […]

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SOS Emergency Response Technologies – Our New Look

Well, it was a long time coming and a lot of hard work but our new site www.sostech.ca is launched and looking great. You will notice easy to use features, slider bars, updated images and descriptions and the ability to purchase our Survival Kits on-line. We will slowly be adding more products for on-line shopping […]

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Father’s Day Gifts Ideas….Give the Gift of Safety

Every year I get stumped on what to buy my dad for father’s day. This is the man who took care of me as a little girl and the man that kept me safe. So, I thought why not give him the gift of safety back. Here are some ideas: first aid kit earthquake kit roadside […]

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Be READY to Evacuate

If an emergency is serious enough, you may be asked to leave your home and go to a nearby evacuation center , like a school gym or community hall. Would you be ready? If you have to evacuate leave immediately. TAKE your emergency survival kit with you. Don’t have one ? Call us and order […]

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Know what to do AFTER a Disaster

RIGHT after an emergency, you may be confused or disoriented. Stay CALM. HELP THE INJURED Help anyone who is injured. Get your emergency survival kit and your first aid kit. LISTEN TO THE RADIO Listen to your local radio station for instructions. If you don’t already have a  wind-up radio get one now. SOS has […]

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Know What to do BEFORE a Disaster Strikes

Will you think clearly and logically in a crisis? Not many of us can. So, do your clear and logical thinking now BEFORE a disaster strikes. KNOW Find out what natural disasters could happen in your community. Know what to expect during each emergency. LOOK Anticipate what could go wrong in your home or office […]

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