Checklists are a great way to stay organized during times of emergency preparation. This complete checklist will ensure that your family is prepared for short term disasters.
Leaving home means venturing away from the safety of your home where necessary items are waiting to be used. If an emergency occurs while in the vehicle, having the necessary items in place can save essential time, money and provide relief.
Many see storing food as a necessary investment for themselves and their family. Knowing which foods to store and how long they will last are the key elements to making the most on a food investment. These 11 food items can last a lifetime if properly stored.
During times of disaster, our pets need a little extra TLC to help them cope with the stressful situation at hand. Having some first aid supplies set aside for your pets may help ensure they are as safe as the other members of the family.
Some kids seem to find trouble more often than others. Teaching them to be prepared for unforeseen events starts at home and, like school, it starts with the basics. Knowing that our children has some basic emergency tools at their disposal will calm nervous parents, as well as help acclimate children to the idea of being prepared before an emergency arises.
When a disaster is imminent, you must prepare your home to face the brunt of the storm or you risk the chance that more severe damage could occur.
Believe me when I say that I have probably made every prepping mistake in the book. It’s time to use these mistakes as learning experiences for those who are just beginning their preparedness efforts.
Although it is important to be prepared for disaster situations, many are not adequately trained to handle the disaster situations in which they find themselves in. Having the proper skills and training will provide an individual with a well diversified knowledge base on how to survive during and after a disaster.
Every family should have a 72 hour bag ready, not because we should all run for the hills, but because there may be an unforeseen disaster where your family will have to make a swift evacuation. Here is a list of items to gather while preparing your 72-hour kit.
Preparedness tools are your life line. Learn what ten items you will need to sustain your basic needs.
With the massive droughts plaguing our country, it’s not just the west coast that needs to prepare for this natural disaster. Use this checklist as a way to prepare your home.
Given the fast acting nature of emergencies, you may only have matter of minutes to gather the necessary items for survival. Learn how to prepare you home, your family and your vehicle for fast evacuations.