The 2018 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Weekend for Texas is April 28-30 and for Louisiana it's on May 26- 27. Unfortunately the supplies listed above are items we would be in desperate need of should a horrid natural disaster happen to us. Please consider picking up a few items to add to your emergency kit.
Aerial operations over the affected area yesterday revealed 3 sheens, the term officials use to describe the area of surface water that showing the unique reflective properties of water tainted with the spilled oil.
In the Arabian Sea, the Italian coast guard is reporting that the Costa Allegra, an Italian cruise ship, is adrift near the Seychelles islands after a fire broke out and caused the motors to stop working. They say the passengers are safe, but the ship cannot travel anywhere.
Many of you are wondering how you can help the Japanese people, in the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that has struck the island nation. Here are some organizations involved in the rescue and recovery effort that you can donate to.