How to Put Together an Emergency Preparedness Kit ~ It doesn’t matter where you live, you are susceptible to an earthquake, hurricane, snow storm, power outage, flood, etc. and any of these things could leave you and your family stranded at home for a few days without power or electricity.
DIY. Emergency clutch -- I have a little pouch I use that has all my essentials. That way when I switch between purses, bags or even diaper bags... I can just grab the little pouch and I'm ready to go. I also have a small pocket mirror and extra contacts. These are awesome if you have a desk job or are a cashier. :)
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It is important to have your emergency contact information with you in case of an emergency. Download and cut out the card and keep it with you in your backpack. http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/readywrigley/documents/backpack_emergency_card.pdf