However, preparedness is the best line of defense and the most efficient way to help return our community to normal in a timely manner. A few months ago, I wrote about getting a Disaster Preparedness bag or Evacuation Kit together and have finally finished the project.
Perhaps the Presidential Proclamation will inspire those of us who still lack the basic kit and plan to get ready to respond to an emergency with self reliance.
A grab-and-go kit is also a must, Elsner said, in case people have to leave their homes or are stuck in their vehicles when an emergency occurs. The eBook "The Bug Out Bag List: Survival Gear You Must Have For Emergency Preparedness" provides comprehensive details on a powerful checklist to make sure the entire family has a locked, loaded and life-saving bug-out bag. Also batteries brich22 at earthlink dot net Rebecca LockOctober 1, 2013 - 6:38 pm Our family does already have emergency preparedness kits but my son just started driving so I am working on getting his car ready incase of an emergency.


This has been a hot topic of conversation today, so I thought I’d share this disaster preparedness checklist with you (again). Electrical Items According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, a basic survival kit should contain at least three separate electrical items: a flashlight and spare batteries, a battery-operated or crank-operated radio, and a cell phone and charger.
Head over to 72Hours.org and the site will walk you through the process of putting together your 72-hour emergency kit, and spread it around to everyone you know that may be affected by the coming storm or notit never hurts to be prepared.
Your emergency preparedness kit checklist own printable Bug Out Bag List blisters or cuts and scrapes that make been in a situation. That means keeping in contact with someone outside the boundaries of the emergency, making a household plan, making your home safe, and putting together a disaster supply kit. The effort is part of JASAs Emergency Preparedness Project, which seeks to bring together Long Island residents of all ages to provide senior center members and homebound elderly with safety kits, practical information and resources in the event of an emergency, the group said in a statement.


Items for Pets If you have pets, you need to have items in your emergency kit for their survival as well.
Put together your emergency supply kit long before a wildfire or other disaster occurs and keep it easily accessible so you can take it with you when you have to evacuate. September is National Preparedness Month (sponsored by FEMAs Ready campaign) and when Briggs & Stratton offered to send me some Red Cross Emergency Preparedness kits to use and donate, I knew it would be a great time to share my preparedness tips with you!
You should also pack dust masks, feminine hygiene supplies, needed medications and needed medical equipment in a first-aid kit, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.



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