Getting Started – Phase Three

Getting Started – Phase Three

Phase one and two should now be completed and you should be well on your way to survive disasters and emergencies.  In phase one your goal was to have a 7 day supply of food and water and some basic items as part of your stockpile.  In phase two your goal was to have a 30 day supply of food and water and plan your escape routes.  In phase three you have two goals; the first is goal is to have...

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Getting Started – Phase Two

Getting Started – Phase Two

Now that you’ve completed your phase one tasks, we need to get a bit more serious in preparing for disasters and emergencies, and by that we mean you should start to Prepare Strong.  In phase one you prepared your residence, office and vehicles for a possible seven day emergency. In phase two we’ll suggest activities you should complete to prepare you residence for an extended stay off...

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Create an Emergency Contact List

Create an Emergency Contact List

Here is a sample emergency list.  Everyone’s list will be different, but this list should get you started.  Here are some basics to keep in mind when creating your family’s list. List – Police, Fire and Ambulance services, including the non-emergency numbers. Know the difference between the use of emergency and non-emergency numbers and when to use them.  Teach your children how and...

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Ten FREE things you can do to get prepared for an emergency or disaster.

Ten FREE things you can do to get prepared for an emergency or disaster.

Create an emergency contact list.  Here is a sample emergency list.  Everyone’s list will be different, but this list should get you started.  Here are some basics to keep in mind when creating your family’s list. List – Police, Fire and Ambulance services, including the non-emergency numbers. Know the difference between the use of emergency and non-emergency numbers and when to...

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Stockpile Shopping List

Stockpile Shopping List

I’ve had a few friends tell me they’re not sure how to get started or what supplies they need to have on hand in case of an emergency and they asked me to create a list of items they need to have on hand.  So I created two lists with them in mind.  There are many alternatives and your preferences will dictate the items you buy.  I’ve tried to create these lists to provide a 30 day...

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Rotate Your Stockpile

Rotate Your Stockpile

You know that you should be working on building an emergency food storage stockpile, but money is tight, so you keep putting it off.  I suggest you plan to spend an extra five to ten dollars each week for your stockpile items. Once your stockpile is started, maybe even complete, you need to rotate your stockpile for freshness.  Not only do you have to rotate the items according to their...

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