Monday, August 31, 2015

Earthquake! Prepare now! Week 3 Aug. 31, 2015

Earthquake!  Prepare now!  Aug. 31, 2015

Ok!  If you have collected all the supplies we have mentioned so far, look how much more you are ahead in safety for your family already!!!  Maybe you already had all your stuff and have checked it over just to make sure everything is up to date and where it is supposed to be!

Out-of-state contact:
        After Loma Prieta earthquake phone lines were down in local areas.  Many people had to call an out-of-state contacts to have them call back to friends or relatives in CA.  The local calls couldn't get through where long distance could.   So. . . Establish an out-of-state contact to call in case of emergency. †

Prepare a list of important phone numbers: out-ofstate contact, physicians, veterinarian, family, creditors, insurance, etc. †and add to First Aid Kit in car and in house.

If you haven't done it yet, make an emergency family plan.

† 1 gallon of water per person!  if you haven't already!  Also, once we get all the water for drinking for
          3-5 days, we are going to need to have water for sanitation purposes also...did you forget about

†1 jar peanut butter per person  - protein and filling and kids usually like it!† Don't worry there will be
          more food than peanut butter!
 Hand-operated can opener
 †Instant coffee
 Powdered soft drinks (because, if you didn't buy your water, the water available may not taste the
 † Permanent marking pen to mark date on cans & water container
 Diapers, baby food, baby supplies
 Pet food, and pet meds, if needed

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