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Emergency Preparedness

With each PCS comes a new environment, an opportunity to rethink how your military-family is prepared for an emergency. Here are some ideas to revisit and review:

Emergency Survival Station - Step by step instructions to create your own station in case of an emergency or natural disaster. A Bowl Full of Lemons ~~

This ice pack costs just pennies to make. Pop it in your freezer as it's flexible for elbows and ankles and is great for after surgery and even migraine headaches! Click through to learn how to make an emergency ice pack to keep in your freezer for emergencies!

How to Make a Homemade Ice Pack for Emergencies

"first aide kit. love this!" I have an old Caboodle case (yes, it's a few years old...) that I just didn't know what to do with and couldn't throw it away. This would be perfect. Easy to grab and go. ** Repinning some of our most popular Pins. Be sure to follow all of our boards at **

Sarah with an H: Every House Needs This

Weathering 2014’s First #Winter #Storm: Prepare Your Home and Understand What Your #Homeowners #Insurance Covers | #USAA News Center. #Hercules #safety #home #family

Weathering 2014’s First Winter Storm - USAA Member Community

Build Your Own 5 Gallon Bucket Emergency Kit. Everyone should have one of these emergency buckets packed and ready to go. If you only ever do one thing for emergency preparedness, put together one of these kits.

5 Gallon Bucket Emergency Kit | Five Gallon Ideas

The Midnight Medic basket: Everything you need when your kid wakes up sick- Also keep spare blankets and sheets stored under child's bed in a Tupperware bin for those late night accidents. -

Midnight Medic - Real Mom of NJ

"Are You Prepared? Blackout Survival Tips from NatGeo's American Blackout" -

Blackout Survival Tips | National Geographic Channel

Important Docs for Military Families. A great blog on forms and documents military spouses and families should have at all times. #milspouse #PCS #army #airforce #navy #marine #coastguard

Important Docs for Military Families - Call Dibs

The Military-Family: The Government Shutdown and your Paycheck

Preparing for the Unexpected - Army Wife Network always has good stuff -

Preparing for the Unexpected

Pets Need an Emergency Plan, Too

(Part 1 of 2) Keep an #emergency kit ready. Use the following #checklist to assemble your #supply kit. Include other items as appropriate. Find more Emergency Preparedness tips at

Publications: Personal Safety | The USAA Educational Foundation

2013 National Preparedness Month Challenge. Can't wait to see how this post develops through the month - great idea! -

Is your Emergency Kit Stocked? A few things not to forget.

Military Avenue - Article View

Do you have a safety kit? As you prepare, tailor your plans and supplies to your specific daily living needs and responsibilities

The Easiest 100 Gallons of Emergency Water Storage--interesting reading, for emergencies - Very practical (& doesn't look too expensive) -

The Easiest 100 Gallons of Emergency Water Storage