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Welcome to The Disaster Diaries of Rhyane Jane, a serial fiction podcast about disaster preparedness and survival! We hope you enjoy Season 1 of the show. Season 2 is currently in development, and let's just say that it's even bigger and better than the first season. Stay tuned...September 2024. 🌊

Item of the Week: AM/FM Radio

Mar 27, 2019

Why do you need an AM/FM radio in your emergency kit?

Imagine there’s an extreme weather alert. A hurricane comes into the area and wipes out the power lines and cell phone towers. Now, you find yourself without electricity and without access to the cellular network. How will you get news and alerts? Even if your...

PREP TIPS: Know Emergency Radio Stations

Mar 27, 2019

During an emergency, authorities can use the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) infrastructure to send alerts, warnings, and other potentially life-saving messages to the public. The IPAWS infrastructure connects the Emergency Alert System (EAS), Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA), National Oceanic and...

Mar 23, 2019

The water recedes. The true test of survival begins.

Inside The DDRJ: The Canary Island Eruption

Mar 11, 2019

You may be wondering:

Is the whole “volcano in the Canary Islands” thing true?

Yes and no.

Yes, there is a volcano, Cumbre Vieja, on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands. And yes, this volcano has erupted twice before (once in 1949 and again in 1971). And yes, an eruption from Cumbre Vieja could generate...

PREP TIPS: Prepare A Kit

Mar 10, 2019

No matter where you live, one of the best things you can do for yourself and your loved ones is to pack an emergency kit or a “go bag”.

Why? Because, while tsunamis aren’t common, fires, flooding, thunderstorms, blizzards, hurricanes, and tornadoes are. Not to mention man-made dangers, like industrial accidents...