Category Archive: emergency kits

May 22

Emergency Kits – Money!

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How are you doing getting some money into your emergency kits?  What kind of containers are you using?  How are you saving money so that you can afford to put some in?   (photo)     So why do you need cash in your emergency kit?  If tragedy strikes, banks and other electronic payment systems …

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May 15

Emergency Kits – Hand Sanitizer

This week let’s add some HAND SANITIZER to our emergency/72-hour kits.   via   Hand sanitizers can help prevent the spread of disease and germs almost as well as soap and water…and in emergency situations where you may not have a lot of water to spare, it can come in very handy.  Of course, if …

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Mar 27

Emergency Kits – Feminine Hygiene

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This week let’s work on making sure we have plenty of feminine hygiene products on hand in case of an emergency.     (photo)   Not a whole lot to say about it….it’s pretty self explanatory!  I will say that I personally subscribe to an Amazon.com Subscribe and Save service  and I get my products …

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Mar 20

Emergency Kits – Non Prescription Medication(s)

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Let’s get stocked up on some non-prescription medication(s) for our kits this week.   (photo)   Life is stressful, even during the best of times.  In an emergency, the last thing you’ll want to deal with is a headache on top of everything else….or allergies, or insomnia.  Feeling at least decent physically will go a …

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Mar 13

Emergency Kits – Garbage Bags

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This week let’s get some garbage bags for our emergency kits. photo   Besides being handy for keeping things put away, clean and sanitary, they can be used in a lot of emergency situations.  Let me share just a few with you: Did you know you can build an individual, temporary emergency shelter from the elements?  …

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Mar 07

Emergency Kits – Duct Tape

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This week, let’s try to stock up on duct tape for our emergency kits.        

Jan 31

Emergency Kits – Gloves

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“Emergency preparedness is a team sport,” Eric Whitaker   “Assessing, developing, attaining and sustaining needed emergency preparedness, response and recovery capabilities is a difficult task that requires sustained leadership …. There is a no silver bullet, no easy formula.” William Jenkins   This week, our focus is going to be on GLOVES…two types:   Latex …

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Jan 24

Emergency Kits – Tweezers

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This week let’s add TWEEZERS to our first aid kits. via   I’ll be perfectly honest, I’ve NEVER bought a pair of tweezers before.  We own 3 pair, but that’s because they’ve come in first-aid kits I’ve bought.  I was thinking about it, and couldn’t remember ever buying them by themselves.   The good news …

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Jan 17

Emergency Kit – Scissors

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“Despair is most often the offspring of ill-preparedness” Don Williams Jr   Isn’t that a great quote?  It’s so true… This week, we’re going to focus on adding  SCISSORS to our emergency/72-hour kits.   via   Now, typically when we think of scissors for emergency kits, we think of the surgical kind, pictured above.  That …

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Jan 10

Emergency Kits – Hand Sanitizer

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This week let’s add some HAND SANITIZER to our emergency/72-hour kits.   via   Hand sanitizers can help prevent the spread of disease and germs almost as well as soap and water…and in emergency situations where you may not have a lot of water to spare, it can come in very handy.  Of course, if …

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