7 Essential Items you should have in your Emergency Survival Kit

InfoGraph1By: Mina Arano of More Prepared

Emergencies come undeclared. No, you don’t have to panic. Just ensure you are prepared to face them by keeping your emergency survival kit with the following 7 essentials in it.

  1. Food- Food, an essential component of your kit, should be carried in adequate quantities. Add a 3-day supply of non-perishable food to your kit. Keep a check on expiration of packaged foods. Freeze dried food, bars and specially formulated foods have significantly high shelf life, ranging from 5 to 25 years, so it is a good idea to carry these as well. Don’t forget your toddler, add formula and baby food to meet up the requirements. Add pet food, if you have one.
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New Children’s Preparedness Book Molly Gets Prepared Now Available

Molly Gets PreparedBy: Robert Studer

Survival Central would like to announce a new children’s book on preparedness available just in time for National Preparedness Week May 1-7 2016.

Written by Robert Studer and illustrated by Lisa Studer, “Molly Gets Prepared” was designed with families in mind.  This book helps parents introduce the concept of being prepared for emergencies in a very child-friendly way. Children will relate to Molly as they learn that being prepared means they don’t have to be scared.

Molly Gets Prepared,” encourages families to build their own 72 hour emergency kit. Book includes 72 hour check list and a list of additional resources for families. Families can also visit www.MollyGetsPrepared.com for some fun printable activities for your child to enjoy while learning about preparedness. Continue reading