Category Archive: Emergency Preparedness

All posts related to emergency preparedness

Nov 25

Emergency Numbers You Need to Have in Your Cell Phone

Part of an emergency preparedness plan, is having emergency numbers you will need to have already in your cell phone. It may have never crossed our minds to have a list of 10 or more emergency go to numbers that target different needs. If you now take the time to program them into your cell …

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Nov 21

Winter Storm Weather Checklist

This emergency preparedness Winter storm weather checklist helps you gather the right supplies so this can become an a manageable event and even an adventure for children.  The checklists (look to the bottom of the page to find them) and a few suggestions of dealing with the dangers of extreme cold temperatures. How to look …

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Nov 19

Remove Snow From Furnace Vents

After seeing images of Buffalo today I thought it might be appropriate to mention to folks with newer furnaces that no longer use a chimney. Please check your intake and outlet vents that will be on the side of the house, to make sure they are not covered with snow. If these are left covered …

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Nov 15

Consider Adding These Three Barter Items To Your Stock

If the shtf and you start to run out of items you had stored then you will need a way to acquire more and the easiest way will be bartering. We have done posts on things to store for bartering before. The list included things like tobacco,alcohol,matches, sugar, salt and many other items that can …

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Nov 12

Building A Car Kit For Winter

Winter is coming and we all need to build a kit to keep in the car. Having a winter car kit could end up saving your life. If you can’t just stay indoors all winter to avoid driving in snowy and icy conditions then you should have a kit in your car. Your Own Home …

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Nov 11

How to Prepare for a Winter Storm

This in depth article of How to Prepare for a Winter Storm is full of suggestions of ways to prepare your homestead, car and family for intense weather. Having enough water storage in case of frozen plumbing pipes, alternative ways of cooking and heating in case of a power outage, emergency preparedness kit for you …

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Nov 10

What to Pack in Your Dental Kit for an Emergency

Many people have asked the question about What to Pack in Your Dental Kit for an Emergency so they can store supplies next to their First Aid kit. A dental emergency kit is often a overlooked element of emergency preparedness supplies but a throbbing or abscessed tooth can bring even the strongest man to his …

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