Emergency Kits

  • Picture of an emergency kit and survival items with the words "Emergency Kits: What You Should Know Before You Buy"

    Emergency Kits are a crucial part of your emergency preparedness and planning. (...)

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  • As the seasons change we ought to be sure our car is prepared for them. Depending on your circumstances and location, your level of preparation may vary. You may need snow tires, new windshield wipers and fluid, anti-freeze, heater/air conditioner service, recommended scheduled tune-ups, etc. For everyone it should mean preparing your car for whatever could happen.

    When preparing your car it is wise to remember to make preparations also for your family. (...)

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  • 72 Hour Food Planning

    A crisis or emergency is a high stress time for everyone. It is especially important to have high energy foods available during these times. Food that is high in calories (even empty calories) is recommended for these times. If you plan ahead, you can have meals that are not only high in energy, but also nutritious.

    You can live several days without food if you have water to drink, but you won’t be very comfortable when you are used to eating three meals a day plus snacks. (...)

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  • When building your 72 hour kit, it is important to include the necessary food, water, shelter, first aid, light, warmth, etc. In addition to these essentials, some special considerations should be made. Such As:

    •             Caring for babies and small children

    •             The Elderly

    •             Those with special medical needs may require additional items. (...)

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  • Bruce Barton, a well known writer, once said “When I think of what tremendous consequences come from little things, I am tempted to think, there are no little things.”

    Many people have taken the time to purchase emergency supplies for themselves and their families. Once these supplies have been purchased many people forget to check their kits on a regular basis to be sure the supplies are fresh and in usable condition.

    One of the most difficult parts of this process is merely remembering. (...)

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  • Welcome!

    We’re glad you are here.  If you are new to preparedness or “prepping”, this is a great place to start.  Please keep reading.

    Here we’re going to discuss the whys for getting prepared, and recommend some ways to get started.  It can feel daunting, but with a little insight and direction, we hope to arm you with the information you need to move forward and make the preparations that fit you and your situation. (...)

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  • By Angie Sullivan

    Prepare for an emergency by putting together your own emergency kit Read More

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