What Is An Emergency Kit?

On paper, an emergency kit is a self-contained bag that has all the necessary supplies you need to survive. In reality, it’s one of your last line of defenses against the spread of disease, hunger, cold, thirst & fear. The basic explanation of an emergency kit may be good enough for people to start preparing. However, in our experience, people genuinely embrace preparing when an emergency hits close to home. It could be as simple as a power outage or as extreme as a tornado. The fact is, you realize that you’re not prepared, and it scares you. To help you answer the question “what is an emergency kit?” we’ve set up two scenarios using a similar impact event. Scenario …

Boost Your Outdoor Camping With These Tips

We have the attributes of nature; we take care of our everyday life with no change. A great way to change our routine is to plan a week-long camping trip. A good way to enjoy a few days, leave the city to enjoy outdoor areas and see what nature offers. but, you need the right camping equipment to make your trip easier. First, you need a tent to find shelter and safety while you sleep. Best to try your tent before leaving, put it behind the house. Make sure no holes and windows closed while it kept. If you get to the chosen camp zone, you want to install your tent when you get there. So you can recline and …

Preparing for a Natural Disaster, Terrorists Attack or Bird Flu Pandemic

How prepared are you? Will you be like thousands of others and wait until the last minute to stock up on food and water? Do you even have a working flashlight in your home or auto? As we have clearly seen, waiting until it is too late does not work. Grocery stores run out, gas stations run dry and we certainly can't depend on the government to help. You need to start planning today, preparing for the unexpected so that you and your family can survive. Official sources always recommend having a 72 hour or 3 day kit. While it certainly helps, it is nowhere near adequate for an extended survival situation. As we have seen a natural disaster can …

Relish in Your Ancestry – They Did Everything to Improve Your Lineage

Relish in your ancestry, family and relatives. They came before you to improve and shape your life by their unique way of living, working and by their faith. You are unique, exquisitely and wonderfully designed by lineage; heritage, language; and in how you demonstrate your faith. Your physical attributes; the very elements comprising your DNA; eyes of teal blue, smoky gray, forest green, honey brown, ALL of you is fabulous and brilliantly beautiful; making your visions and dreams youthful, bountiful, unusual and uniquely your own possession. Realize the significant impact that your ancestry and relatives added to your current ideology, cultural habits, down to the food that you crave, or find most appealing. Our taste buds are a direct distinction …

It is a Pleasure Travelling With Family

When you go out with your family, it creates great refreshment in your relationship with the family members. It is a wonderful joy when compared to any other trip you ever gone. A picnic is essential that makes the family to get united. It is a wonderful chance to have a nice time with your family members by climbing mountains, camping, hiking, walking in the zoo, enjoy playing on the beach. It helps you to pause your daily routine and tasks and taking you to a wonderful planet where you do not have to stressed out or busy. You can enjoy how much ever you want. If you have your family at that time, you will feel happier. Family tours …

Emergency Food

Emergency food becomes necessary when disaster strikes and your grocery stores are forced to close or have run out of food. Interestingly, grocery stores only stock approximately one week’s worth of food at any given time. So running out is a real possibility, especially if they’re forced to close due to bad weather or can’t get resupplied. The question then becomes how much food should you store to keep your family safe. The government would have you believe that 72 hours is enough time for them to restore critical infrastructure and rescue your family. I’m here to tell you that’s baloney. You only have to look at recent examples around the U.S. to see that’s not true. From Hurricane Katrina, …

How To Create An Emergency Plan In 6 Easy Steps

1. Get Your Household Information Squared Away Emergencies happen with little or no warning, so it’s essential to have all your household information easily accessible. That includes insurance documents, birth certificates, passports, and local maps. Place these items inside your emergency kit and have it stowed away. Create secondary copies of each document and place them inside your car emergency kit. Having two sets of prints ensures your prepared to respond to any emergency, on the road or at home. 2. Know Your Local Hazards To build an effective emergency plan, you need to know the hazards that are most likely to affect your family. Is it a tornado, a power outage, a flood? Understanding is important. Because it gives …

MRE Meals To The Rescue For Emergency Situations

There are times when you think that disasters will never strike your area but that is when you’re at your most vulnerable. Many people who have experienced disasters may have also once thought this way much to their later regret. In order to properly prepare for a disaster, you need emergency food such as MRE (meals ready to eat). MRE meals are important in any disasters because it can sustain a family for many days due to its compact design and heavy duty packaging. The meals are formulated by top scientists and chefs of the government in order to give you the nutritional benefits that your body need. Every year, the menus of MRE meals are being replaced so that …

Emergency Preparedness Vs Disaster Recovery

First In A Series This is a first in a thoroughgoing number of articles about emergency preparedness, disaster recovery, emergency response, emergency survival, kids survival, and survival safety, that I intend to give to you by the end of September, 2008. A Full Plan The articles should give to you a disaster plan that covers everything that you need to know about survival, for your family disaster preparedness in the coming times. How To Find The Rest Of The Articles To find the rest of the articles, search my name, Tru Keesey, along with the topic that you want to know more about, for example "disaster plan" "survival tips", or "kids survival". List Of Possible Catastrophes (Usual) There is a …

Why Camping Makes the Ultimate Family Vacation

Are you and your family interested in taking a family vacation soon? If you are, have you already decided what you would like to do or where you would like to go? If you have yet to decide what you would like your next family vacation to be about, you may want to take the time to examine camping. Camping is a fun way to spend your next family vacation. Although it is nice to hear that camping is a fun way to spend your next family vacation, you may be wondering exactly why that is. What you need to know is that camping is often referred to as one of America’s favorite pastimes. There are a number of different …