If a disaster strikes your community, you might not have access to food, water, or electricity for some time. When packing food into your 72 hour kit, remember to use shelf stable, non perishable foods that will last a while.
It’s easy to avoid spending too much at once on items on your disaster preparedness checklist.
At least one gallon of water per day per person for 3-5 days, two quarts a day for drinking and two quarts for food preparation and sanitation.
I cannot stress enough about the importance of food and water in your Emergency Survival Station. Having lived through the March 2011 events in Japan it feels great to share what I've learned about disaster preparedness. Simply put, it's making sure that you put up measures to ensure that you're prepared in a disaster or emergency.


Know that, during the time of a crisis, or when a crisis is imminent, the cost of food will go up. It’s amazing how fast the weight in your pack can add up, especially when adding in water and food! I’ll give you suggestions in the next posts to help you create your own disaster preparedness plan.
This short 2-page guide by the Iowa State University will focus on making sure that you have food to eat during an emergency or disaster.When preparing food, most people have two questions. In fact, it's not unusual for families to store foods for year-long consumption.If you're just starting, you can start with a three-day supply of food for disaster preparedness. Here are some steps you can take to help your family stay safer and healthier during and after a disaster. It will give you a peace of mind and will help you maintain your psychological fitness during and after a disaster.


If you are looking for a quick way to catch up on disaster preparedness, and create your own list, you've come to the right place. In most cases, a three-day supply of food for disaster preparedness should be enough for you while evacuating. You also need to store at least 3 days worth of “easy to prepare” food (with a long shelf life).



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