Best Disaster Survival Kits

by Gardenbella

Are you prepared when it comes to surviving a disaster? Do you have supplies including a medical emergency kit and would you know what to do should you have an emergency?

You never know when a disaster might strike and you will need to evacuate your home or office. Do you have the right supplies available and close by so you can survive until help arrives?

According to statistics, 83 percent of all Americans live in areas vulnerable to natural disasters, but only 16 percent of people say they're prepared," according to Leslie Fastenberg, founder of Ice-Qube Preparedness Solutions. Are you one of the few people who are ready for a disaster, know what you need to do and have a plan?

Being prepared can mean the difference between surviving or not especially if you or a family member is injured. One of the best ways you can be prepared is by having any number of disaster survival kits handy. You should have one in your car's trunk as well as one in the home and one at your work. This is especially true if you live in an area that is vulnerable to earthquakes, tornadoes or flooding.

Buying an already assembled kit is probably the easiest solution for most people. There are a number of different types on the market and you can buy ones for one person or for a family of four. Are you prepared?

Planning for an Emergency

Emergencies and disasters can occur any time without warning. The more you are prepared for them, the better you will be able to act, minimizing panic and confusion when an emergency occurs.

Start by asking these basic questions:

  • How well prepared is your family now?
  • What procedures do you already have in place for an emergency situation?
  • What potential emergency situations could occur?

After a disaster or emergency situation, emergency services (fire, police, and medical) may be disrupted or unavailable for some time. It may be necessary to provide immediate care for an injured person if medical professionals cannot be reached. It is important to have a complete first aid kit and first aid training.

Emergency First Aid Kit

The Complete First Aid Kit Ansi First Aid Kit, White

The Complete First Aid Kit The Complete First Aid Kit is a comprehensive kit containing everything you need to keep your home or office prepared for an emergency including many ...

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Mayday 4 Person Deluxe Emergency Honey Bucket Kit

Earthquake Kit 4 Person Deluxe Home Honey Bucket Survival Emergency

These disaster preparedness kits are packaged in a 5 gallon container designed for the home or office. The Deluxe Honey Bucket Kit includes all the emergency food, water, shelte...

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Disaster Kit for Dogs

ER Emergency Ready Ultimate Deluxe Survival Kit for Dogs

When designing these kits, disaster preparedness experts teamed up with animal veternarians and organizations around the world in order to include safe, practical, and reliable ...

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Road Side Kit

AAA 76 Piece Premium Excursion Road Kit

AAA 73 Piece Premium Excursion Road Kit Piece:1 AAA car care guide, 1 AAA membership brochure, 1 8 gauge 10 foot heavy duty booster cable, 1 250 PSI air compressor with gauge, 1...

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Information On How to Survive a Disaster

Family Survival System

Maybe you haven’t even noticed what is taking place in your own country. The sad part is that your family could be at immediate risk if you don’t know what the signs are and how to prepare to protect yourself and your loved ones.

The coming crisis is upon us and it may already be too late to stop it. You don’t need to wait and be caught unprepared.

Updated: 08/21/2014, Gardenbella
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