How Do You Assemble An Earthquake Preparedness Kit?
The phrase, “It’s better to be safe than sorry” is appropriate for making your own earthquake preparedness kit, which every family in a location where earthquakes are a likely occurrence. Being prepared could save your and your family’s life. Making an earthquake preparedness kit is time consuming but easy, and well worth it. Label the plastic containers “Earthquake preparedness kit.” Store a gallon of water in plastic containers for each member of the family and your pets; this should last about three days. Pack enough canned foods into the container to last each member of the family three days. If you have pets, pack one ounce of canned wet food per pound of each animal per day. Use the tackle box to organize your first-aid kit. It can be grabbed quickly and carried securely. Include: vitamins, bandages, safety pins, soap, gloves, sunscreen, gauze pads, non-prescription pain relievers, antacids, ipecac, scissors, tweezers, wipes, antibacterial cream and a thermometer. Place into the