Monthly Archives: April 2012

Emergency Essentials List


You should prepare well for the emergency survival or unexpected disasters. This is necessary in all cases no matter where you live or whatever your current condition is. Therefore, you must keep emergency preparedness kits in your home or nearby place to cater such disastrous situations. That particular kit should contain essential materials and supplies to survive in such situations for at least one week. Make the plan in advance, which will definitely help you in minimizing the losses to some extent by keeping such essential goods in emergency kit especially rescue material and food supplies. Following are the tips to handle and respond to such situations.

Remain Calm during Emergency

If you are facing any survival situation, the most important thing is to stay calm and keep your nerves under control. It is easy to say but hard to act. However, getting panic in these situations may increase complications for you. Moreover, it will take longer time to control and minimize the effects, and relay the information to the concerned emergency personnel. Therefore, preparing yourself for every worst condition in order to handle the emergency calmly is wise.

Developing a Plan

There are certain factors, which should be taken in consideration while developing the plan. These factors are very necessary because disasters are uncertain and any unexpected situation can arise anytime, without informing. Therefore, you must always keep yourself prepared with the course of actions to be taken but always keep in mind those precautions, which are necessary to consider in such events of emergency. Moreover, plan should be simple, easy to remember, and easy to follow as well. It should comprise of necessary elements for survival.

How to Assemble the Kit?

First, you must make a checklist for those contents, which you think are essential to be included in the First Aid kit. Supplies must include medicines, gauze, bandages, pins, and tweezers. Other things that should be a part of kit are antibiotic ointment for treating scrapes, scratches, and cuts. Do keep a first aid manual along with your kit. Make sure all your  survival food is completely sealed and protected against in climate weather.

Pet Supplies – Pet Safe devices  People often forget to prepare for their four legged friends safety, be sure to have at least a 3 day food supply for your dogs and cats.

Advisable Food Supplies

In these situations, select the ready to eat food, which will not require much water or preparations to cook. Such type of food supplies can be bought from nearby stores. Canned foods or MRE’s are the best-suited options to keep in safe places because these are almost complete meals in tiny packages. Moreover, they are easy to carry, store, and move to the rescue place. In addition to this, they will not even require any water or utensils to cook or prepare.

Identify Internal Skills and Limitations

In order to produce the inventory of human and material resources, every individual must have to identify internal skills and competencies to cater such unexpected situations.

Support Community Preparedness

All actions you take are surely critical in such situations. Therefore, you need to be an alert person. The very first step is to search for those places undergoing such disasters and then later on, you must evacuate them, and shift all the people to safer locations. You must provide full and accurate information to rescue teams, which can help and minimize the effect of damages.

All of the above-mentioned points will help you to minimize effects of such disasters or damages to some extent. This will need your attention, constant working, and reliable performance in all cases.