Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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. 🌊

PREP TIPS: Learn Evacuation Information

Sep 12, 2022

During an emergency or disaster, local emergency management officials use news media and social media to issue evacuation orders. Your evacuation zone determines when you should evacuate – zones at higher risk are prioritized for evacuation. Local emergency management officials will also share which evacuation routes...

Item of the Week: ID & Important Documents

Sep 12, 2022

Why do you need identification and other documents in your emergency kit?

Well, it’s not to fuel a makeshift fire (that’s what waterproof matches are for). It’s to be able to rebuild your life after a disaster or emergency. 

Think about it. If your house is destroyed in a hurricane, for example, do you have a...

PREP TIPS: Make A Plan

Dec 6, 2019


Making a plan before a disaster means not having to figure things out during one. 

Here are a few things you want to work out now:

  • If you need to stay, where/how will you do it?
  • If you have to leave, how will you do it and where will you go?
  • If you have other people to worry about, do they know what to do? 


Item of the Week: Medical Kit

Dec 6, 2019

DDRJ Item of the Week - Medical Kit

What kind of medical supplies do you need in your emergency kit to...?

  • Protect from bodily fluids
    • Latex or other sterile gloves
    • Breathing barriers
  • Protect or prevent wounds
    • Sterile dressings
    • Fabric adhesive or liquid bandages
    • Soft-wrap elastic (ace) bandages
    • Micropore paper tape
    • Fabric adhesive dressing

Item of the Week: Maps

Aug 21, 2019

Why do you need maps in your emergency kit?

Well, you may not always have access to GPS. If you can’t access your smartphone or if you can’t access the cellular network, you may need a map to find your way to an emergency shelter and or an evacuation camp.

So, what kinds of maps do you need in your emergency kit?