Even though we are usually given fair warning of winter storms, there are unpredictable circumstances and you should be prepared to face them. Use this checklist to fortify your home for winter to help you have a better chance at thriving in these circumstances.
Some of us are more visual learners, so here is a great pictorial on what to pack in bug out bags.
Free disaster evacuation checklist to help keep the evacuation process running smoothly.
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.