Welcome to the Emergency Preparedness Guide

Get the knowledge and essentials to help you and your family survive an emergency or disaster.

Within this site I have provided some emergency preparedness help and places to find supplies and equipment.

Emergency Kits

Emergency Survival Kits

These kits are essential in an emergency. Most provide the basic items needed to help you make it through an emergency.

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Emergency Foods

Emergency Food

Here you will find a good selection of emergency food with a long shelf life.

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Communications

Communications

Communicating with family, friends, and receiving information during emergencies is critical. Make sure to have these items.

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First Aid

First Aid Supplies

Always have a first aid kit around the house and in all of your cars. A good kit will serve you well during emergencies.

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Lighting & Power

Lighting and Power Packs

Keeping extra flashlights is a must. Portable power packs are so inexpensive now that they make a great addition to any family emergency kit.

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Alarms & Extinguishers

Alarms & Extinguishers

Smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, and fire extinguishers. No home should be without them.

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Emergency Water

Emergency Water Items

Appropriate amount of water and something feasible to carry it cannot be overstated. Be sure to have something that each family member can carry some water.

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Emergency Tools

Emergency Tools

Be sure to have some basic tools on hand for emergencies. A good all in one tool has many uses and takes up little space.

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Cooking & Heating

Emergency Cooking and Heating

Emergencies and their aftermath can extend for a long while following an emergency. Have something to warm food and drink and keep you warm.

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Sleeping Bags & Shelter

Shelter & Sleeping Bags

Shelter and sleeping bags may be needed during and after an emergency to stay dry and warm. You should always make sure you have at least some sleeping bags.

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Preparedness Help

Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

With modern conveniences such as electricity and technology, we have become accustomed to a standard of living in which lights, water, and food are always available at our fingertips. We have also come to expect that if we have an emergency, the paramedics, fire trucks, and police are just minutes away and ready to come(…)

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Essential Emergency Preparedness List

Essential Emergency Preparedness List

We all know that having an emergency preparedness list of supplies and equipment is a must to prepare for emergencies or disasters and keep our family safe. Somewhere along the line, many people find themselves entirely too busy to take the time for any kind of long term emergency preparedness. I have provided some earlier(…)

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Family Communications Plan

Family Communications Plan

One of the first things that will fail in a disaster is communications.  Unfortunately, it is one thing we need most following a disaster.  Most families are separated during the day and sometimes evening.  With parents working, kids going to school and their after school activities, we are rarely together at all times. We already(…)

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Home Emergency Plan

Home Emergency Plan

Nothing is more important than family, and nothing can put us into panic quicker than not knowing the welfare of our family members. What if a fire breaks out in the middle of the night; or a tornado, earthquake, or flood strikes? You will awaken to chaos with survival mode in high gear. Where are(…)

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