There is no better time than NOW to prepare for an emergency. We have found a wonderful resource from the Department of Homeland Security. called Ready. Their website ready.gov is part of a National public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters.
Ready and its Spanish language version Listo ask individuals to do four key things: (1) stay informed about the different types of emergencies that could occur and their appropriate responses (2) make a family emergency plan and (3) build an emergency supply kit, and (4) get involved in your community by taking action to prepare for emergencies.
We can help ensure your emergency kit is stocked with the items suggested by Ready.Gov. Most items are inexpensive and easy to find, and any one of them could save your life. Continue reading Start off the New Year with Emergency Preparedness