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.
Most people have good plans, but they never follow through. Just the act of starting makes you special – but don’t stop keep following the incremental plan and taking little steps and you will eventually have a huge safety net.
I find that by dong this incrementally and spending a few dollars “extra” when going shopping, building a kit is rather painless and the money spent is really not noticed, but after a while the kit grows.
You can easilly build on this to where you have a large pantry and can start to save for bulk purchases of food – which will start to save you money which you can then reinvest to paying down debt, building savings, and buying larger preparedness items. It is really a situation where a little discipline will cause you to win.
____1 can ready-to-eat soup (for each person)
____Liquid dish soap
____Household chlorine bleach
____1 box heavy-duty garbage bags with ties
____Antacid (for stomach upset)
Also, saline solution and a contact lens case, if needed.
____Familiarize your network with any areas on your body where you have reduced sensation.
____Choose a signal with your network that indicates you are okay and have left the disaster site.
____If you have a communication disability, store a word or letter board in your disaster supplies kit.
This week adds sanitation items to your kit. Disease follows disaster. Being able to clean and disinfect is essential to surviving a large scale disaster.