Do You Have An Emergency Plan?
You’ve heard about the importance of being prepared for any situation, but have you taken steps towards making an emergency plan? Although many individuals fail to prepare for the unpredictability of Mother Nature, East Coast residents learned a major lesson this past year after a tornado, a hurricane and even an earthquake wreaked havoc on several different states.
To help protect your family from future dangers, create a customized first aid kit for emergency use. Preparing an individualized natural disaster kit is especially important if you’ve recently brought home a new addition, as newborns and small children have needs that are often unmet by prepackaged first aid bags sold in stores. Though each family’s requirements will differ during a time of crisis, there are a few must-have items that every parent should pack away, such as diapers, wipes, band-aids, water, formula supplies and blankets.