It’s not my priority. I want you to take a minute and think about your top priority… The minute is up. Now, let me guess. It had something to do with taking care of your family, pet, or self, depending on your situation. That is what emergency preparedness is all about, being able to take care of your family in times of distress. Remember: the Government will NOT SAVE YOU. Be it the town, city, state, or nationwide level. It is your responsibility to protect and supply your family.
Why should I get a kit? FEMA has been honest and told people they should be prepared to be on your own for at least 72 hours. The reality is you should expect no help from fireman, police or government for two weeks or more. Continue reading
Author: J. Bradbury
There are so many different ways that apocalyptic calamity can be sprung upon us. Earthquake, fire, super volcano, comet… The list really goes on. But preparing for an emergency does not always have to be doom and gloom. It can be creative and somewhat fun.
Zombies! The Center for Disease Control (CDC) stumbled on to something creative and interesting. You may have heard about this. On their blog, they posted an article titled, Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse. For a few, brief moments, they captured the attention of the nation, generating traffic to even crash their server. I believe that if even 1% of those readers took heed and got prepared, then it was a successful moment.
Must Read: If you are going through a foreclosure or know someone that is facing that hardship, then this is a must-read article at usawatchdog.com. The article is about how bankers are still not looking at the paperwork before foreclosing on homes! Always demand to see the paperwork and verify it is legal.
Drought: Over at drought.gov drought.gov it clearly shows that Texas is still struggling with water issues. A good portion of New Mexico is also suffering from the Summer heat. This is a good time to remember NOT to water your lawn. It is perfectly natural to let the grass turn brown, and it’ll come back with the rain.