Thursday, May 29, 2008

Home & Family/Preparedness: Disaster Preparedness and 72-hour Kits Are Not The Same

by Barbara Salsbury on Three P's in a Pod
on yourLDSneighborhood Newsstands - 29 May 2008

With the headlines and media reports still reeling with the news of disaster after disaster many people are finally hearing the wake-up call and sincerely trying to become prepared. Spring many times coincides with an onslaught of heavy rain, floods, more ice and snow and so on, before the much looked-for flowers and sun appear. So thoughts and plans toward preparedness are indeed practical at this season.

Being prepared for a disaster and having a 72-hour kit are not the same. You need to know the difference. -- Read More