After having been through this earthquake (I know it wasn’t bad but still scary if it’s never happened to you) and now a hurricane! This Fashionista didn’t realize how unprepared myself, my home and my fur babies would be if a disaster happened. I reevaluated my home and what was in it. So now that I know how unprepared I am I wanted to make sure none of you are either. Here is a list of things that you should have at all times that are easy to grab and go incase of emergency.
I understand that these items aren’t soooo fashionable but being in an emergency and not being prepared is a faux pas of epic proportions. Many of these items can be found on Amazon.com and if you are a prime member (it is worth it to be) you can get most items for free prime shipping which means you can get it next day or 2 day shipping for free or $2.99/$3.99. If you are worried now that you are unprepared you can make yourself feel better before the storm comes.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Management and Operations (IS-775) – NIMS, ICS, MAC Group, Joint Information System (JIS), CoordinationThe first step in being prepared is knowing how to be prepared. There are tons of books out there for disaster survival and preparedness. Don’t be in a situation that is so very critical and not know how to handle it. Everyone anywhere should educate themselves on disaster preparedness.
Emergency Survival Food Supply 275 Meal PackFreeze Dried Food) Food, you need it, it can’t be perishable and you might need alot of it. You can stock your kit up with survival bars or other non-perishables. It doesn’t matter as long as you have enough of it too keep you alive.
Gerber 31-000701 Bear Grylls Survival Series Ultimate Kit Survival kits are essential. Not only first aid but certain tools and other things can be soo helpful when you are in trouble and flustered.
First Aid Only First Responder Emergency First Aid Kit, 158-Piece BagsFirst Aid Kits) There are smaller less expensive kits out there which may be more appropriate but for me in an emergency situation I want to be as prepared as possible. You never know what you might need and if you can help someone else along the way.
Solar Flashlight Power Panel Rechargeable Water Proof Good for Emergency Disaster Survival Outdoor Boating Camping DivingKeep this handy at all times. A solar flashlight can be helpful for many reasons.
Deluxe/Multiple Emergency Cat Survival Kit Don’t leave our feline friends out either!!! Both the dog and cat survival kits are important but I do understand there are many other pets out there. If you can’t find a kit for them make one of your own. You will be glad you did it.
2″ X 6″ White Unscented Pillar Candles Set 20 WeddingPillar Candles) Any candles will do but the larger the candle the longer the burning time. You can go green and get bees wax candles or even make your own out of used candles you have at home but whatever do just always have them.
AT&T 210 Corded Phone, White, 1 Handset If you have no power you can’t charge your cell phone or cordless phone. Everyone should have one of these in their home.