For camping or survival kit always carry a pencil sharpener in your bag or survival kit. It can be used to sharpen sticks for use in arrows or gigs and the shavings make an excelent tinder for fire starting
Emergency Survival 72 Hour Kits This would be a great thing to put together especially if you have young kids. I wonder if someone has something along this line for college kids - all the little things that would come in handy?
ICE -In Case Of Emergencies blog post. No matter where you live, or the time of the year, you and your family should be prepared for emergencies. Not just big disasters like hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes or fires, but medical and personal emergencies as well.
Emergency Preparedness for Couples... with limited storage and money! (includes ideas for 72 Hour Kit and 2 Week Supply, and free printables) I didn't use her printables, but some of her ideas for food are good. Our bags are mostly done, I just want to add a steno burner or two. I decided to make two bags, to split the weight up between us and give more room for water, food, etc.
A disaster can strike at any minute. Are you prepared? From earthquakes and floods to something as simple as a power outage, if there is an emergency it pays to have an emergency kit ready. Use these ideas and instructions to build your own, custom tailored for your family or situation. Get more details at …