Ready? 21 Emergency Blogs That Could Save Your Family

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
By Paul Martin

By Hannah Anderson
Survival Sherpa.com
May 1, 2013

You never know when an emergency situation may arise; however, you can take certain steps to ensure that you are as prepared as possible for if and when one occurs. Start by preparing an emergency plan for a fire. You will need to determine at least two ways to get out of every room and pick a safe meeting spot that is away from the house. Practicing your evacuation route with your family will help everyone remain calm in the event of an emergency. Stocking up on nonperishable foods and emergency supplies will help you ride out a storm if severe weather strikes. Preparing an emergency preparedness kit and locating a safe place to ride out the storm are essential steps in getting your family ready for any severe weather – expected or unexpected. Take a look at these 21 blog posts for details on how you can be better prepared for the next emergency your family encounters.

Fire

In the event of a fire, you want to make sure that each family member knows exactly how to respond and what to do. How are you going to get out of the house and where are you going to meet up with the rest of the family? Is there somewhere you can go to use the telephone to call the fire department? Do the kids know what to do if a fire breaks out while you are not home? Make sure that everyone knows how to use the fire extinguisher and that you have enough of them in the house. Keep fresh batteries in your smoke detectors. You can read these tips and more in these seven blog entries.

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