"72 hour kits - the BEST article I've ever read on how to put a real serious emergency kit together!! Forget the pre-made ones or most of the lists you see online, THIS is the only list you need. (Keep in mind If an emergency is serious enough to warrant an evacuation, it's most likely going to last a lot longer than 72 hours)." Real Serious, 72 Hour Kits, Serious Emergency, Survival Kits, 72Hour, Kits Together, Lot Longer, Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Kits
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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.
This is a really good (and smart) idea. Everyone should have at least a Rubbermaid bin filled with emergency supplies but these backpacks are a great idea. I'd label each one with the appropriate family member's name (since some items might be different in each bag). Great idea.
72 hour kits for kids...top of my to do list now!! Great website that is simple and tells you exactly what to have for your kids