Prepping For Disaster
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Prepping For Disaster

"Be Prepared" is the Boy Scout motto, and I think that it is a good motto to live by. Here are a few questions to ask yourself:

Am I prepared for a natural disaster?

Am I prepared to quickly have to leave my home for something like a tornado or hurricane?

Am I prepared to be without power for several days? weeks? or longer?

There are those that take the motto of being very prepared very seriously and I commend them for it, one can never be too prepared. I also realize that not everyone has the time, money, or desire to prep for the end of the world, but are you and your family ready for any of the questions that I asked above even? If not, you don't have to worry. Here are some things that you can do.

• Have A Plan - This is probably the most important thing you could do. Sit down and actually plan out what you would do in a natural disaster of any kind, depending on the area in which you live. Decide where you should go, what you should do, and the safest way to do it. Having thought through it, you will be much more prepared and calm if something were to happen because you would have a plan.

• Gather supplies - If there is a disaster you are going to want to have everything ready and ready to go. The best solution to this is a "bug out bag". It can contain pretty much anything you want it to and is essentially a backpack full of emergency prep stuff and or survival gear depending on your intentions. Take a look at some resources and information on this here.

• Gain Some Knowledge - Don't just stop here. Knowledge is power. I challenge you to take your preparedness to the next level and do a little bit of learning. There are loads of information on everything you need to know about being prepared from some very experienced and well trained individuals. Take a look at this post on my website where I have included some extra links with several more resources.

This isn't really something that is an optional thing for you to do. Preparing yourself if something you should do, if not for you then do it for your family and loved ones. They very well may be thanking you for it someday.


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