I have a major responsibility; my wife and children. They have to have food, shelter, and water.
I started really considering the logistics of how to evacuate the Tampa area in case of a hurricane. What do I need, and how much? My search led me to the Food Insurance™ website and I liked the emergency backpacks.
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When an emergency strikes, you need to be prepared. If the emergency is a natural disaster, there’s a large possibility that you won’t have access to stores to get the things you need because roads may be closed. The weather conditions may not permit it. And, often times, if you can get to the store, the shelves will be empty. That’s why emergency preparedness is so important.
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During a natural disaster or other emergency situation, you probably won’t have power or running water. And, who knows how long this could last. If this happens, do you have an emergency plan that will ensure that you and your family can still eat? Having emergency water and an emergency food supply is the best plan of action you can have in these situations.
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Natural disasters or other emergency situations cause fear and anxiety for many people, there is no need to feel this way if you are prepared. There are essential items that every household needs to have in order to get through the rough times. No matter where you live, disasters such as wildfires, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, even a terrorist attack can happen. It is crucial to be prepared no matter where you are. No one can truly predict when and where a disaster may strike. So, here are the tools you will need to be self-sufficient during an emergency situation. Continue reading “Emergency Survival Supplies You Need to Have”
If you are just beginning your food storage plan, then Food Storage 101 is what you need. Before you begin buying food, you need to make sure the area where you plan to store the food is properly prepped. Here are three simple steps to get your food storage area ready to ensure longer shelf-life.
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Not all food storage is created equal. In fact, there is vast difference between dehydrated meals and freeze-dried meals, the two most common methods for food preservation. Here are 5 reasons why you should choose freeze-dried food for your long-term food storage supply.
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In light of recent events, may people have felt the subtle urge to start preparing for the possibility of something affecting their food supply. Each individual has his or her own reason for preparing. It could be the threat of global warming, the possibility of a major economic downturn, a job loss, or a natural disaster. Whatever the concern may be, it never hurts to start preparing.
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If an earthquake, hurricane, winter storm, or other disaster strikes your community, you might not have access to food, water, and electricity for days or even weeks. By taking some time now to store emergency food and water supplies, you can provide for your entire family.
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