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Its has become painfully obvious that we need to focus on disaster preparedness in this nation, a lot more. To list off the recent disasters and their effect on the people on this planet would be a little silly because we all experienced them in some degree.
Whether its a hurricane, a volcano or a wildfire it affects us all. We see the horror and its a stark reminder that we could be next on mother natures list. For some, prepping comes easy. It seems like commons sense.
If we were to pick one thing to improve the coming year to better be prepared for mother natures wrath it would have to be our evacuation procedures. The quicker and more efficiently we can get out the door the better.
Here are five items that can make that happen.
Small Document Safe
A small document safe gives you all sorts of options but most importantly its your go to place to grab and take all of your important docs like insurance, deeds and the like. You could also make it a habit to store your gun and some cash in there as well. This would be a one shot deal for you.
Whether you keep a bag in your car or near the door, having a prepacked bag with clothes, food and other bugout style items, is always going to be a big help. There might not be time to look around the house for a change of clothes or extra pair of socks
Gas up the Car
The vehicle has got to have gas if you are going to go anywhere. Stop driving around on empty.
Gathering all the important daily meds and vitamins is a great plan. Don’t have them strewn about the home.
A book of maps in the car is a great thing to have on hand. This can offer up alternate routes if your phone is not working and you are stuck in serious evacuation traffic.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.