Incremental Disaster Kit (Week 16)

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Incremental Disaster Kit

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We are getting close to the end of the incremental disaster kit posts.*  By this point you should be amassing a goof bit of gear, have some new skills, and feeling much more prepared for disaster.

Having worked in Emergency Management for more than a decade, I have been to disaster shelters.  While the government and it’s employees do try to take care of its people in disasters, it is rather impersonal and spotty.
I would much rather be able to take care of myself and my family and keep them out of the shelters if at all possible.

This disaster kit is a large piece of my plan to stay out of shelters.  My families kit has grown over the years, and I have actually built more than one.  One for my home, and the other for a place I would go to in the event I had to leave my home.

To Buy:

____1 can meat (for each person)
____1 can vegetables (for each person)
____1 box facial tissue
____1 box quick energy snacks
____Dried fruit/nuts

To Do:

____Find out if you have a neighborhood safety organization and join it.
____Develop a disaster supplies kit for your car or van.

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