Are you prepared for a real disaster? Here's a plan. For your survival kit, use a portable container such as a large, covered trash receptacle. If you store your liquids at the bottom of your container, you’ll reduce the chance of damage from leaking plastic bottles. Put food, first aid kit & clothes on top. Easy to grab & go if needed.
Meals in a jar. This blogger dry-packs a complete meal in a single mason jar -- one for every week of the year. And some of them are good for up to 10 years. Normally I link to a specific post, but this case, I'm pinning to the entire category on her blog.