Category: Emergency Preparedness

Product of the Week: Double-Duty Battery Case for Disaster Preparedness

Most disasters allow very little time to sort through batteries, let alone test them. If you’re like me, you probably have a bunch of batteries rolling around in a drawer. But with disaster preparedness on my mind, I realized that if the batteries are not easy to access, or not working, they certainly won’t be […]

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Disaster Preparedness: Storing Vital Documents

The Red Cross will tell you that the first step to being prepared for a disaster is to get a kit. The Red Cross sells back packs full of supplies for $49.95 and $64.95. But I was curious about how to store all of the vital documents needed in a crisis. I’ve found three kits […]

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There's more than one way to "Be Prepared"

Being prepared is really just thinking in advance and being proactive. I keep an ongoing shopping list posted on the fridge, so I’m ready to shop at a moment’s notice. I stock up on supplies so I don’t have to worry about running out of them. When I buy gift wrap or school supplies or […]

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