Saturday, June 1, 2013

Preparing for bad weather

Havoc has been caused all over the country by this thing called weather. Tornadoes, hurricanes and thunderstorms to name a few. It is way past time to make sure your family has an emergency kit or bag filled with what we might need in case of an emergency.
And most importantly , where is the escape or shelter area for your family. We watch all the weather disasters on TV every day and we think that it might not happen to us.

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  1. There are quite a few things needed to prepare a survival kit for a family. By adding a few things at a time you will eventually have your kit ready for most disasters. 
  2. Water, liquids
  3. Nourishments, pop open cans, bagged snacks.
  4. First aid kit
  5. Blankets, clothing, shoes.
  6. Medications, eyeglasses, dentures, prescriptions
  7. Important papers
  8. Cell phones
  9. Batteries and flashlights or emergency lamps.
  10. Telephone numbers, Drs., friends,family and police dept.
  11. Remember "potty care" and paper, plastic bags.
These are just a few things mentioned that will be a great help in case of an emergency. We need to always be prepared for such mishaps.