Category Archives: Emergency Preparedness

The Role of LED Flashlights in Emergency Preparedness

Natural disasters happen and there is nothing an individual can do to prevent their occurrence. What a person can do is accept these natural events will happen and take steps to ensure their impact on you and your family’s safety is managed as well as possible. Preparation involves strategically assembling provisions and having them readily available. Natural disasters, which include hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, blizzards, fires, ice storms and floods can develop with amazing speed and create devastation that stretches Read More...

Buy LED Flashlights Online for Emergency Situations

No one can predict an emergency situation. It can happen to anyone at any time. One moment you are ensconced in a place of security and safety and in the next, you are hurtling toward an unforeseen future. While on the camping trail or when you are hiking across unknown terrain, emergency situations can come crashing down at any time. You need to be prepared and to do that, nothing equips you better than LED flashlights. Flashlights illuminate your Read More...

Why You Should Carry a Flashlight

Almost everyone today carries a cell phone equipped with a flashlight. Yet, there are an increasing number of people buying LED flashlights online. There are several reasons why you should buy rechargeable flashlights and battery powered flashlights at HaveLight.com and have them available in emergency situations. More often than not, cell phone flashlights are very limited and consume battery power essential to operating your phone. A most pressing problem with telephone flashlights is the scattered beam. When you need Read More...

Emergency Kit – NOAA Predicts Above Normal Tropical Storm Activity – Are You Prepared?

Is your Emergency Kit in Order? Time to check the Emergency Kit. The start of the 2017 Hurricane season is just around the corner.  Typically the season runs from June 1st to November 30. A precursor to the severe weather season was tropical storm Arlene which appeared in April. NOAA is predicting a 45 percent chance there will be more than 12 named storms this season. Twelve is the average number.  It’s projected that 5 to 9 storms will develop Read More...

Hypothermia – Cold Water Survival | Know the Signs and be Prepared

Hypothermia – Cold Water Survival Hypothermia prevention and preparedness is the key to survival. Plan your trip and “think smart”. Know the water temperature and weather forecast before setting out. Keep your body well fueled with high carbohydrate foods and lots of water.  Take along safety equipment like a waterproof  shake or crank flashlight that floats in case you need a signaling device. Insulate Your Body. Dress for immersion in cold water. Avoid wearing cotton clothing when paddling in cool Read More...

Disaster Preparedness Myths – Are You Ready for the Flood?

Disaster preparedness covers a range of advanced planning conditions. Disaster preparedness is a plan of action for home, work, car… wherever! Read More...

Severe Winter Weather – are You and Your Car Ready?

Vehicle Winter Preparation Goes a Long Way! Winter is taking a heavy to toll on residents of the New England states and eastern Canada. Snowfall measuring in feet has accumulated across the area creating travel hazards and leaving communities in the dark. What started out as a relatively mild winter has rapidly become one for the record books! Winter weather can change quickly resulting in freezing roads covered over in drifting snow. The 20 minute ride home can result in hours or Read More...

Earthquake Preparedness | HaveLight Flashlights

Loma Prieta Earthquake 1989 Earthquake Preparedness and HaveLight Flashlights – It’s hard to believe 25 years have passed since a 6.9 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco and surrounding counties; collapsing homes, office buildings, bridges and highways. I just moved from Los Angeles, CA to Greeley, Colorado when the local news started broadcasting reports and images of the destruction of that terrible day. My employer’s west coast headquarters was located in Alameda, California and I had friends scattered throughout the Bay area. Read More...

Watch|Advisory|Warning – What Do They Mean?

Earth Lightning from Space Watch|Advisory|Warning Sometimes it feels like we are listening to or watching a Lost in Space clip, for those of us old enough to remember the original series or movie remake, where the Robot is flailing its arms in all possible directions while shouting Warning, Warning, Warning, or Danger, Danger, Danger!  I’m pretty sure the Robot never entered the set shouting advisory, advisory, advisory, or watch, watch, watch but it was a long time ago. Explaining the difference between Read More...