Picking the Right Generator to Fit Your Needs

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There are many different shapes and sizes of generators available to consumers. Picking the correct one for your situation is the hard part. Choosing a generator usually comes down to how much wattage you’ll need and how often the generator will be moved. To figure out the wattage necessary, add up the wattage of all appliances that will need to …

How to Assemble a Roadside Emergency Kit

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If you drive a vehicle, you should always have a roadside emergency kit kept inside. You never know when your vehicle could break down and leave you stranded on the side of the road. An emergency kit may even help you get your car back on the road depending on the issue. This list may not include everything you’ll need …

Holiday Gift Ideas from ProPac

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The holiday season is quickly approaching and ProPac is ready! Give the gift of safety and preparedness this winter with one of our many kits packed full of helpful products. Let’s take a look at some of our most useful products that you can order online today: All-Purpose First Aid Kits ProPac has over 15 different kinds of first aid …

Shipping Options for Oversized/Bulk Items

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ProPac offers over 600 disaster response and preparedness items on our website. Our items vary greatly in size, shape and quantity. Sometimes we must ship products that are too large for a regular shipment through a freight carrier. These types of shipments are only used when a customer orders either an oversized item or a bulk order of smaller items. …

Partnership Spotlight: Disabilities Board of Charleston

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and we are celebrating one of our long-time partners, the Disabilities Board of Charleston County in South Carolina. National Disability Employment Awareness Month, or “NDEAM” is held to “commemorate the many and varied contributions of people with disabilities to America’s workplaces and economy” (US Dept. of Labor). For over 20 years ProPac has …

Shelter Setup

How to Inflate your CEMG Shelter

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CEMG Shelters can be used in a wide variety of configurations and use cases. Configurations include Medical Surge Capacity, Mobile Hospitals, Emergency Operation Centers, Decontamination Systems, Drive-Through Point of Distribution centers, Mobile Vaccination Clinics, Field Bunk Houses, temporary disaster shelters and more. Most shelters can be set up with as few as 2 people and only require about 8 minutes to …

Shipping Costs to the U.S. Increasing, What You Need to Know:

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Since the beginning of the COVID 19 Pandemic, shipping costs have been steadily rising due to global supply chain issues and mandated port quarantines. These shutdowns in conjunction with an overwhelming increase in demand has caused the average shipping rate to increase over 500% since summer of 2020. This increase is expected to stay high through 2022.  Where a 40’ High Cube used to cost $5,000 to ship to the mainland U.S., …

72 Hr Survival Kit

Why do you need 72-hour emergency survival kits and what should they contain?

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Almost all emergencies strike without warning. That is why you should be prepared ahead of time with items required to survive an emergency. No matter what comes your way, 72-hour emergency survival kits are the smartest way to protect yourself and your family. The Benefits of a 72-Hour Emergency Survival Kit It is critical to have basic survival supplies on …

Emergency Flood

National Preparedness Month Continues – Be Prepared To Respond to Flood Emergencies

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A flood occurs when rivers and streams overflow their banks due to extreme rainfall or a dam or levee failure, causing water to surge onto normally dry land. Floods may result from coastal tropical storms, hurricanes, tornadoes, storm surges, blizzard snow conditions and overflows of dams and other water systems that can develop slowly or quickly.  Flash floods can come …