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The History Of MREs: Meals Ready To Eat

Meals ready to eat or MREs as they are more commonly referred to, are a self-contained meal that is in its own packaging. These were originally designed by the United States military to feed our troops when they were deployed. They were given to service men and women...

Preparedness And Information On Pandemics

A sudden outbreak of an illness or a disease is called a pandemic. It spreads rapidly and will quickly overtake the entire population. Epidemics are even worse. They will happen in entire regions. A good example of an epidemic would be the AIDS epidemic that swept...

Top Ten Hurricane Preparedness Supplies

In 1989, I left my small, rural hometown in Texas for the sunny beaches of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. It was a big change, and there was much to adjust to. I eventually got used to the heavy traffic, skyscrapers and fast-paced living, but one thing I never got used to...

Making an Emergency Preparedness Kit

All of us know that we should prepare for the unexpected. We know that when disaster strikes, it will be too late to focus on the things that we should have done to insure the safety of ourselves and our loved ones. But, even when facing this reality, few people take...

The Amount Of Damage A Large Solar Storm Can Cause

The term 'solar storm' seems like a contradiction, does it not?  However, solar storms are geological forces that pose large threats to all items in their paths.  In previous years, people did not have any method of measuring the effects of these types of storms. ...

These Three Uses Of MRE’s Will Surprise You

MRE's were originally created for military use and most commonly are thought useful for emergencies or field rations for soldiers. While that was the intent for their creation, you'll likely find it surprising how innovative civilians are putting them to use. It is...

4 Reasons Why You Should Be Suspicious Of An MRE Seller

MREs or Meals Ready to Eat are among the most technologically advanced and physically resilient foods in North America.  However, this does not mean that they have good defenses against theft.  Do you question how Amazon, eBay or the army surplus store obtained their...

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