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.
Easy long-term food storage for a variety of staples: rice, beans, grains (like polenta & cream of wheat) and sugar. Buy in bulk, store in clean empty bottles and use what you need as you need it! They are water and air tight and keep bugs out!.
How to Clean, Prepare and Fill a Water Barrel Now that you have purchased your 30-gallon water barrels, do you know how to store water so that it will be clean and safe to drink? Do you just stick the hose into the barrel and fill? No, not a good idea. Here's a step-by-step method to prepare them that will ensure clean, potable water when and if you need it in an emergency.