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Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

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As someone who lost everything in Hurricane Hugo in 1989, here's what I learned (the hard way) about what to pack when you evacuate.

What to Pack When You Evacuate

1000 Life Hacks: #3, tire traction... not to remove DNA from the 'dead body'! Lol

1000 Life Hacks

5 Easy Steps to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck - Good idea here

5 Easy Steps to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Hamburger Stroganoff...Layer the following items in a quart jar. (using a wide mouth funnel makes it easier): 2 c egg noodles, 1/3 c Cream of "Something" mix, 1/2 cup Freeze Dried Mushrooms, 1-1/2 cups Freeze Dried Ground Beef. To make...add 4 cups of water, mix well. Bring to a boil, simmer for 10-12 minutes. Top with sour cream if desired. Cream of Something soup recipes on site.

Tulsa Thrive Store : Meal in a Jar

Meal-in-a-jar meal. Mix-in-a-jar. This is Chicken and Rice soup mix in a jar. Delicious and beautiful!

Countrified Hicks: Chicken & Rice Soup Mix in a Jar

a gazillion meal in a jar recipes listed alphabetically

Make a "candle-jar" for your emergency supplies!

Prepared NOT Scared!: Preparedness Project - A Jar of Candles!

mason jar luminaries - add solar light, leave on picnic table during the day to charge, always have a light when you return to camp

Storm Shelter Design | Underground Shelter Plans www.tinyhousedesi... ...

A 16-ounce water bottle will hold 8–9 large eggs. | 41 Genius Camping Hacks You'll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

How to Jump a Car

What a great idea! use those large foam puzzle pieces for a soft tent floor

How to hide cords on open desks. This is awesome!

Put a power strip in the top drawer of your nightstand to charge and hide your electronics. Check out more ways to organize your apartment room by room! #organization #DIY

25 Tips For Making Camping Easier Clever Camp Kitchen Organizer – Use a shoe organizer to help with camp kitchen set-up.

How To Deliver A Baby In Austere Settings

handgun holster for your bed

The Do Everything Better Guide: Pack a Carry-On. Frequent flier (typically around 25 trips per month!) Anne McAlpin, author of Pack It Up: The Essential Guide to Organized Travel book and DVD set.

How to live without electricity...just in case, print it out and keep with emergency supplies.

How to build a rain barrel for less than $100

Converting a regular toilet to emergency toilet. Shut off water. Flush water out of bowl. Line bowl with 13 gal. plastic bag. Duct tape edges. Tape handle to prevent accidental flush. You can add a few cups of kitty litter to the bag or simply pour some bleach in the bottom of it. Have twist ties handy for daily disposal. Cover entire toilet with a 30 gal bag to control odor.

Emergency Toilet Options

Emergency toilet use without flush ability. remove water. Line pot with trash bag. Have a pail of wood ash, quicklime, kitty litter or sawdust available so that after each duty is done, the offender can sprinkle a liberal amount over it. This will keep the stench down.Finally, when the bag is filled up 2/3 the volume of the bowl, add a good amount of quicklime, wood ash or use dirt with a little bit of a chlorine solution sprayed in it. Seal bag, replace. Store in sealed bucket if possible.

9 checklists to help you prepare for evacuation Great info and checklists to print, fill in and laminate.