Family Emergency Preparedness 2006

    Gavin Greenwood
    By Gavin Greenwood

    Thought Hurricane year 2005 with Rita and Katrina was bad? Well incomparable 2006 since it will be quite as bad or worse.

    As an emergency preparedness consultant featured on CNN and Fox News, I can assure you that when you're not prepared you might meet up with the same fate as hundreds of people did all through Katrina. NO shock techniques only the reality!

    To begin with you need to have a water supply on hand for at least one week for each person in the family. We suggest one-gallon per day per member of the family because the MINIMUM! Sure individuals in New Orleans were surrounded by water but it was totally unfit to drink.

    Then you need a source of food that may be protected from rising water. You need to put it in LARGE plastic waterproof containers. Clicking certainly provides aids you could give to your brother. You need to have food for at the very least weekly in the proper execution of MREs and standard basics like peanut-butter, jelly, honey, crackers, and can products of baked beans, greens, sauces, Spam, tuna, sardines, Vienna sausages, fish, chicken, and so on. Do not wait before storm is upon you to get these items!

    Next you importance of EVERY member of-the family to get a Preparedness Travel Backpack with: clothes, a set of sneakers, socks, underwear, a defensive hat/cap, good quality poncho, a person NASA blanket and or sleeping bag (these are folded so tight in their packages that you can certainly get them in the backpack )and above all ID packets as described in my own FR** Emergency Preparedness Guide at

    You'll require a well equipped first aid kit that also can be kept in among the bags along side a crisis radio that can be physically wound up. To get supplementary information, please check out: Place in a BIG method of getting matches which have been waterproofed. SEVERAL flashlights that feature the newest LED lights that might be both shaken or wound up. Also make sure to have a supply of FRESH batteries of every size that you will be requiring NOW not later!

    If you are traveling by vehicle, that vehicle needs to have FDA accepted plastic containers for other people and your drinking water for your vehicle to keep it from overheating. You-need GOOD-QUALITY plastic 5 gallon GAS containers filled up NOW. Keep a method of getting gas and transmission fluid in-the car along with a few cups of those tire inflating aerosols. If you don't have a superior quality tool set for the car get one NOW! Also provide some kind of disaster flashers available.

    Also be sure and have a family tent inside the car. How many people did you see during Hurricane Katrina that needed to wait for FEMA to provide tents?

    Undoubtedly you have fire extinguishers at home. We discovered DRT Introduces Hurricane Preparedness for Commercial Property by browsing Google. Well can you even have one for each vehicle? Or even, get then NOW!

    You're going to need to have the food items stated earlier in BIG plastic containers that can be moved to the car without making the effort to stock it-up. Do this NOW!

    There's a lot more you will need to find out and it's all available at in the FREE Emergency Preparedness Guide. You also will see info there on preparing for bird flu too..