Wow what a year... plagued by weather and calamities - we hope you weren't affected by these horrible situations, and that you were safe and prepared if you are in one of the affected zones. Let's all make it our New Year Resolution to be ready for anything in 2014
Disaster, Survival, Preparation
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Disaster, Survival, & Preparation!
Think about preparedness; at home, at work, at school, even in your car.
What should you do? Check your Emergency Plan and Evacuation Routes everywhere you normally spend time. Make sure you have an out of State contact for you, your friends and your family (long distance phone service is usually restored before local - and mobile services and internet will likely not work in a major disaster.)
Of course, you should Check your Emergency Supplies, too:
Count your stock... is it enough?
Check your expiration dates (food, water, batteries)
Keep cash on hand
Don't let your gas tank get below half-full
Emergency Survival Kits
Food and Water
Shelter and Sleeping
Lighting & Heating
American Red Cross Items
First Aid & Trauma Supplies
Triage Kits and ICS Supplies
Hygiene and Sanitation
Search and Rescue
Pet Emergency Survival
Evacuation and Fire
Disaster-Survival Books & Videos
The year in review Major Disaster Declarations
(and of course, these only run though October!): Continue reading →