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Why You Need an Emergency Preparedness Kit

On a yearly basis, people are forced to evacuate their homes without prior notice. This happens mostly in cases of natural disasters, which include: floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, wildfires and a host of other unstoppable disasters; due to these reasons, this article will focus on why an emergency preparedness kit is important.

People who have been victims of such unfortunate incidents in the past have admitted that they had little or no time or composure.

To this end, they were unable to quickly gather things that were needed for survival for a few days while they seek refuge somewhere else.

Therefore, it is very important that you prepare a survival kit for you and your family members.

This should be able to sustain and guarantee comfort for at least 72 hours in the event of an emergency.

In cases of natural disasters, events unfold fast.

Full article and recommendations by Alan on Inquirer's website.

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May 8, 2022

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