If you’re new to preparedness, the best piece of advice we can give you is this:
You don’t have to do it all at once.
This Preptember™ we want to help you start prepping one step at a time. There are six major areas that you should consider when you start to prepare. Here are a few articles, books, and checklists to get you started in each area:
Emergency and Evacuation Plan Checklist (downloadable/printable)
Special Considerations for Emergency Kits (small children/babies, elderly, etc.)
Emergency Kit Checklist (downloadable/printable)
Water Storage (including filtration and purification)
First Aid & Sanitation
First Aid Skills (CPR, Allergic reactions, breaks and sprains, etc.) [See our Recent Blog First Aid Series]
Checklist and Insight Articles
Emergency Plans and Checklists (downloadable/printable)
Insight Articles (educational articles that give tips, skills, and techniques in the 6 areas listed above)
2013 Deseret News Emergency Essentials Preptember™ Insert
Check out our blog all this month for more prepping basics and articles in honor of National Preparedness month.
Experienced and New Preppers: How did you start your emergency preparedness plan? What did you do to make emergency preparedness less overwhelming?
We’d love to hear your advice!