There are some things in life that are out of control like antural disasters.Make sure you are ready for any type of emmergency by having the following essentials stored in a safe place to use in your home or to take with you if you are forced to evacuate.
1)WATER: Pack four bottles for each family member or as many bottles you can carry comfortably.
2)NON PERISHABLE FOOD:Choose food high in protein and calories
Choose low salt or salt free food to avoid thirst.
3)DISPOSABLE UTENSILS AND MANUAL CAN OPENER:Utensils and can opener are essential.
4)BATTERY POWERED ITEMS: A)FLASHLIGHT :Use a maglite.It has longer battery life than a flashlight.
B)CAMPING LANTERNS: No candles or oil lamps
c)RADIO:Stay informed and listen to updates so you have time to act
D)WHISTLE:You can hear a whistle louder then a human voice
5)FIRST AID KIT:If somebody is hurt it becomes invaluable.
6)TOILETRIES AND MEDICATION:Use antibacteria items.
7)ANTI STRESS ITEMS LIKE :Books,magazines,croosword puzzles or snacks
8)CHANGE OF CLOTHES AND BLANKET:Choose a blanket that is waterproof ,compact and lightweight.
9)CASH:Take enough to cover your expenses.If power goes out there is no excess to banks and atm.Carry items in easy containers
10)EMERGENCY CONTACT CARD:Keep one in yourbagpack and one copy in person