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This past Saturday, Disaster Gear traveled to Tuscaloosa to view the riders participating in Bo Bikes Bama as they entered Tuscaloosa.  We donated an Oregon Scientific portable NOAA weather radio with SAME tecnology which was one of a number of items auctioned off to raise money for Tuscaloosa's tornado victims.  Bo Jackson's 300-mile bide ride across Alabama has raised more then $413,000 so far. ...

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We are pleased to announce that we are now carrying the iMapWeather Radio app from Weather Decision Technologies.  At only $9.99, it is an extremely valuable addition to  your disaster kit. You can now receive warnings specific to your area with the iMapWeather Radio app, no matter where you are located! As National Weather Service alerts are issued for your device and saved locations, the phone will wake up and let you know. The app will make sure to deliver alerts to you no matter where you are without your having to stop and add a location.  You can save up to 5 additional locations to  help keep your friends and family safe. Unlike most alerting services, this app only alerts you if your device or saved locations fall inside a watch or warning box, thus eliminating false alarms....
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During last April's tornado outbreak more than 300 people lost their lives.  One 8 year old boy put on a baseball helmet  just before the tornado struck and destroyed his home. He was sucked out of his house and carried more than 30 yards.  He was battered, bruised, and cut, but survived the storm with the helmet likely having saved his life. A study by the University of Alabama Birmingham confirmed that the majority of deaths were caused by head injuries and  resulted in the recommendation of the widespread adoption of helmets as an essential part of a disaster kit.  Any helmet designed to protect the head from blunt force trauma will be of significant benefit during a storm....
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After many months of work, Moore Tech Solutions is pleased to announce the launch of Disaster Gear.  Disaster Gear provides information and products which can help you better prepare for a disaster such as a tornado, hurricane, or winter weather.  We are committed to having the highest quality products on our site and look forward to serving our customers and site visitors. Disaster Gear was prompted by the storms in Tuscaloosa in April of 2011 and the obvious need for a comprehensive resource for disaster information and supplies. On April 27, 2011 a devastating tornado swept through Tuscaloosa, AL. On April 28th the debris from the storm could be seen strewn across lots, yards, and fields 60 miles away. As my wife and I walked our morning walk the day after the storm, we retrieved a handful of personal documents from gutters, bushes and yards. We pulled out torn fragments of...