Incremental Disaster Kit (Week 7)

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More food (you can never have too much food), but also we are starting with longer term sanitation and comfort.  Being able to repair your clothes and start dealing with hygiene issues is becoming important

In an emergency situation you may not be able to rely on infrastructure.  Hospitals may be full or even closed.  Being able to take care of small injuries may keep them from becoming larger emergencies. Continue reading “Incremental Disaster Kit (Week 7)”

Incremental Disaster Kit (Week 6)

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In an emergency situation you may not be able to rely on infrastructure.  Hospitals may be full or even closed.  Being able to take care of small injuries may keep them from becoming larger emergencies.

If you haven’t been following the incremental plan or are just starting I want you to realize how just getting started is a BIG DEAL.  The majority of the citizens (and occupants) of this country have less prepared than what you would have if you followed this plan to this weeks amounts. Continue reading “Incremental Disaster Kit (Week 6)”

Incremental Disaster Kit (Week 5)

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Growing up, my Mom instilled in me a very expensive habit, I feel the need to east something every day.  Each day of food I have stored, is one day longer I keep the wolf off the door in the event of a major disaster.

Once again our weekly disaster kit program will focus on food plus a little on hygiene essentials (no disaster kit is complete without some toilet paper).

For the action portion this week we focus on home safety and conduct a fire drill and use it to identify safe places to go in the home during a disaster. Continue reading “Incremental Disaster Kit (Week 5)”

Incremental Disaster Kit (Week 4)

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In this week’s incremental disaster kit we prepare for the possibility that in some cases, it may be required for you to leave your home.  If this is the case, you need to know where you are going, and have a plan to get there.

There is a lot to do this week, but not a lot to buy – some compass and map equipment and some tire repair kits is most of the equipment, but developing a personal plan takes time and effort.

Don’t be tempted to cheat on the plan – it is vital for your preparedness, and you get the benefit that comes with the effort. Continue reading “Incremental Disaster Kit (Week 4)”