Tipsy Tuesday (#119)
Cities in crisis and natural disasters are all over the news as of late.
Be prepared for any emergency.
At a minimum, have the basic supplies listed below. Keep supplies in an easytocarry emergency preparedness kit that you can use at home or take with you in case you must evacuate.
Water—one gallon per person, per day (3day supply for evacuation, 2week supply for home)
Food—nonperishable, easytoprepare items (3day supply for evacuation, 2week supply for home)
Batterypowered or handcrank radio (NOAA Weather Radio, if possible)
First aid kit
Medications (7day supply) and medical items
Sanitation and personal hygiene items
Copies of personal documents (medication list and pertinent medical information, proof of address, deed/lease to home, passports, birth certificates, insurance policies)
Cell phone with chargers
Family and emergency contact information
Map(s) of the area
For more details, visit
the American Red Cross
VERY informative post.
5/24/2011 11:09 PM
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