Emergency


UnHappy Birthday Belize

I wanted to wait for the festivities to simmer down before I put my thoughts out to my fellow Belizeans. I do not know how you will receive my speech or how it will be scrutinized, but these are my heartfelt convictions. I heard some of the speeches and for the most part heard a lot of pretty flowers, shiny gems and smelt nice perfume that all masked the reality that our nation faces today, 33 years and a couple days old. I won’t go into the pretties too much, you know that is not me. My idea is to […]


How to Prepare for Allergic Reactions When the Grid Goes Down

According to the CDC the prevalence of food and skin allergies has increased at an alarming rate in children under the age of 18 from the year 1997 to 2011. Additionally, they say that Allergic conditions are the most common medical conditions affecting children in the US so it is highly likely that you will have to plan for dealing with allergies in one form or another if the grid goes down. Your plan may involve members of your own family or if you are working within a larger group, chances are that one of the members will have some […]


Things that go fast when shit hits the fan

Generators (Good ones cost dearly. Gas storage, risky. Noisy…target of thieves; maintenance etc.) Water Filters/Purifiers Portable Toilets Seasoned Firewood. Wood takes about 6 – 12 months to become dried, for home uses. Lamp Oil, Wicks, Lamps (First Choice: Buy CLEAR oil. If scarce, stockpile ANY!) Coleman Fuel. Impossible to stockpile too much. Guns, Ammunition, Pepper Spray, Knives, Clubs, Bats & Slingshots. Hand-can openers, & hand egg beaters, whisks. Honey/Syrups/white, brown sugar Rice – Beans – Wheat Vegetable Oil (for cooking) Without it food burns/must be boiled etc.,) Charcoal, Lighter Fluid (Will become scarce suddenly) Water Containers (Urgent Item to obtain.) […]


NEMO Public Advisory

TIME: 6:00 A.M. LOCATION: 15.2N 81.0W MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 50 MPH PRESENT MOVEMENT: West at 12 MPH EAST SOUTH EAST of BELIZE 505 MILES Tropical force winds extend outwards up to a 125 Miles. NEMO and the National Meteorological Service have declared Phase II and a Tropical Storm Warning have been issued for the entire country of Belize. People in the outer Cayes: Turneffe, Glover’s Reef, Light House, Halfmoon Caye, Sand Bore Caye, Northern 2 Caye, North East, South West and Middle Caye and outer Atolls need to heed the warnings issued by NEMO and make necessary preparations to move […]


Jasmine Alert 2

Belize is so behind on the technology time line it is not funny. With all the crime going on in Belize, the police and medical sectors need to get much financing to become what the nation needs them to be. There is so much that can be done, the Governments and people simply need to want it to happen and push as hard as needs be to get it. To start with there needs to be a system of networks bound together that will span country-wide. Ala Amber Alert here in the US. It would be a bit expensive but […]


2012: An Awakening

The year 2012 is predicted to be one of great change in cultures spanning the globe. A 26,000 year alignment will occur on the 21 December 2012, will it be the end of the world or the end of time as we know it? This documentary interviews specialists in various aspects of their professions explaining the Climate changes, global rise in consciousness and the scientists explain changes happening to our planet and in our Universe. Explore the mystery of the 2012 prophecy in a whole new light. This film goes deeper than the vague predictions made by ancient prophets and […]


The Ultimate BOB List (Bug Out Bag)

“Which is heavier a soldier’s pack or a slaves chains” – Napoleon Soon after you face the matter and necessity of survival planing and stockpiling, another question will occur to you: “What will I do if I lose all this stuff?” It’s a fundamental question, and it has a fundamental answer: You need a backup plan and a bug out bag. There are many things that can happen separating you from your main cache and retreat. Theft and fire are two that come to mind and the threat of organized gangs of raiders scouring the countryside looking for sources of […]


Ministry Of Health's New Rides

7NewsBelize Wed, January 18, 2012 The ministry of health this morning displayed six new vehicles that they have acquired either through purchasing, grant funds or program spending. The display was held at the Belmopan hospital and CEO in the ministry of Health Peter Allen explained how each was acquired and will be used: Dr. Peter Allen – CEO, Ministry of Health “The Ministry has been concerned that we need to maintain our fleet of vehicles, especially for emergency services and then for outreach. And it is difficult for our Regional Management Teams to maintain vehicles with all the work that […]


Text of H.R. 645 [111th] – National Emergency Centers Establishment Act

Jan 22, 2009 – Introduced in House. This is the original text of the bill as it was written by its sponsor and submitted to the House for consideration. 111th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 645 To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish national emergency centers on military installations. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January 22, 2009 Mr. HASTINGS of Florida introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for […]


How to survive a flash-flood

There is always a risk of flash flooding no matter where you live. In the western part of Belize with the Chalillo dam, there is an even greater risk of flash-flooding and with it greater risk of way more fatalities that a natural flash flood. In this article we will provide pointers to help you survive one of these disasters. It will be a long one so be ready to read…