If you're just getting started in preparedness
, one of the first things
you'll need to think about is an emergency kit
(or bug out bag
). Check out the article (plus a video) linked below, where Matt talks about his first efforts with an emergency kit and the importance of customizing it to your needs.
As I dug deeper into the topic and began assembling things I needed for the BOB (as well as Bug-IN supplies for home) it all just made sense. While Armageddon may not be at hand there are other considerations. Being stranded in a blizzard, evacuating from other natural disasters, civil unrest, deciding to get out of Dodge if some pandemic is beginning are just some of life’s cheery possibilities. [Click here to read the rest of the article "Bug Out Bag Info, & Why to Have One."]
And while you're thinking about an emergency kit, check out our emergency kit checklist
, our options for pre-assembled emergency kits
, and the essential gear
we sell separately so it's easy for you to customize a kit or build your own from scratch.