Being prepared for natural disasters and other emergencies is something I’ve been prioritizing for my family. Some of my recent posts on the topic include:
- Creating a 72 Hour Kit
- Stocking Your Family’s First Aid Kit
- Prepping Your Homestead for Winter Emergencies
- Prepping for Beginners
This month is National Preparedness Month and there is no better time than now to get your family prepared for an emergency. Check out some tips from ready.gov – http://www.ready.gov/ below and enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card that will help you buy supplies for emergency preparedness.
National Preparedness Month
Ready.gov – http://www.ready.gov/ is a great place to get simple and effective tips and information about preparing for emergencies. You can find:
- advice and printables on calling a family meeting and making a plan – http://www.ready.gov/kids/make-a-plan
- building a kit – http://www.ready.gov/kids/build-a-kit
- knowing the facts – http://www.ready.gov/kids/know-the-facts about different possible disasters in your area
- and how to get involved – http://www.ready.gov/kids/get-involved .
Check out this Public Service Announcement brought to you by the Ready Campaign and the Ad Council on the importance of creating a family emergency communication plan.
Get the Supplies
If you’re going to be prepared for an emergency, you’re going to need some supplies on hand. Below you’ll find a giveaway for a $100 Amazon gift card that will help you get your family prepared. Some examples of awesome products you could buy include:
- Water Brick – http://amzn.to/1mgfbn7
- First Aid Kit
- LifeStraw Personal Water Filter
- Premade Bug Out Bag
In honor of National Preparedness Month (www.Ready.gov/Prepare), the Homestead Bloggers Network is hosting a giveaway to help you become better prepared for any potential emergency situation. Not only do you need to create an emergency family plan – http://www.ready.gov/make-a-plan , but you need to have some basic supplies – http://www.ready.gov/kit at the ready. The winner of this giveaway will receive a $100 Amazon Gift Card to help them get everything on their family’s preparedness list!
The giveaway will end 11:59pm on September 22, 2014. Open to US residents, 18 and older only and void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary – chances of winning depend on number of entries received.
a Rafflecopter giveaway – http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/7da37ead14/
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