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Month: November 2019

DIY Emergency Earthquake Kits (Part II)

DIY Emergency Earthquake Kits (Part II)

Food When collecting food for an emergency kit, it’s vital to shop for ready to eat and nonperishable foods. You might not be able to use your kitchen. Soups, canned meats, fruits, and vegetables are good since they have a long shelf life. Packets of tuna are good too. High-energy foods like granola, peanut butter, jelly, and trail mix are good choices as well. You can also buy military-grade emergency ration bars in the camping section of any store.  Also,…

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DIY Emergency Earthquake Kits (Part I)

DIY Emergency Earthquake Kits (Part I)

  Save money and assemble your own emergency kit with these crucial items. Does your family have an emergency plan? You have to have a conversation with your loved ones about what you would do, where you would go and what you would need in the event of an earthquake.  It’s a smart idea to have an emergency preparedness kit on hand should any natural disaster strike. The Red Cross and the Center for Disease Control both have good guides…

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