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Prepare Your Family for Life's Unforeseen Adventures

Updated: Apr 25

                        Simple Steps  - Habits of Success and Peace


Create your own family plan of obtaining supplies and developing the skills needed to use your new equipment.  With your neighbors, create a Neighborhood Plan.

                         You design your destiny, create what you want now,

                                               Then Get It Done This Year

·      Store enough water for every person in your family to have 1 gal per day for a couple of weeks (if possible), store extra for cleaning and sanitation (invest in a good water filter to stretch your capacity, See the article on Water Filtration Systems/Distillers).

·      Store food you like and eat regularly, start w/ 1 month supply and progress to a 3 month supply, then to a 1 yr. supply.

·      Have alternative cooking equipment and supplies at your home, use it throughout the year, building your skills.  Include your family.

·      Put a Grab ‘n Go Kit together for every member of your family, including pets, check it yearly and make appropriate adjustments (include ID).

·      Make Grab’n Go Kits for the office, car, school, and work for your family.

·      Make sure your car is equipped w/ tools, flashlights, (boots and coats in the winter) water, some food, and supplies that you could use if you were to become stranded.

·      Keep you car tuned up, and fuel tank not less than ½ full at all times.

·      Keep sleeping bags, tents and alternative cooking supplies and equipment in good repair and ready for use.

·      Make a sanitation kit, know how to use it. (See the article on Sanitation).

·      Make an alternative laundry kit, know how to use it (sewing supplies also, see the article on Laundry Kit).)

·      Invest in alternative heat and light sources available for you in your home and know how to use the equipment properly.

·      Know where your important documents are, keep them together.

·      Learn how to shelter in place and gather your supplies so you are ready.

·      Attend to your spiritual preparedness daily.

·      Save some money for a rainy day, preferably an emergency fund starting w/$1000.00 in savings (for emergencies ONLY) if used, replace ASAP.

·      Get to know your neighbors! Become a Block Captain, HAM Radio Operator or Precinct Leader, Get your CERT Training, First Aid and CPR Training.

·      Attend City Quarterly Trainings (if offered) to get the basics of Organizing your Neighborhood, Communication in your neighborhood and the city, work together to purchase and stock your Neighborhood Emergency Trailer, Neighborhood Watch Training and much much more

·      Get the basics done. Satisfaction is the result of knowing you are part of the solution.


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