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Lisa A first hand witness to thousands of homes and businesses damaged or destroyed by disasters, Sean Scott, a second generation building contractor specializing in disaster restoration, became aware that survivors were ill equipped to take the steps to recovery. Unaided, or misguided, disaster survivors struggle to successfully navigate the complex process, and so, The Red Guide to Recovery – Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors was born. Used by fire departments, relief organizations, government agencies, and communities across the U.S., The Red Guide to Recovery helps countless people prepare for and recover from disaster events.

Category: Preparedness Tips

Where can I get a disaster kit?

August 15th, 2012

Grab 'n Go 3-Day Essentials Emergency KitA disaster kit is an essential piece of equipment for every household.  You probably know this already, but do you have one?

A basic kit should have 3 days worth of supplies for each member of your family, including pets.  You should not count on access to ATMs, stores, water or food and have a bag ready to grab with no notice.  An emergency is by definition something unexpected and planning ahead is the only way to prepare.

Disaster kits are easy to make, but they are also easy to buy.  Here are some resources, including helpful videos, that may help:

Disaster Kit Preparedness

How to Buy or Make a Disaster Kit

Video: Create an Emergency Preparedness Kit – FEMA

Video: What’s In My Kit – American Red Cross

About the author

Lisa A first hand witness to thousands of homes and businesses damaged or destroyed by disasters, Sean Scott, a second generation building contractor specializing in disaster restoration, became aware that survivors were ill equipped to take the steps to recovery. Unaided, or misguided, disaster survivors struggle to successfully navigate the complex process, and so, The Red Guide to Recovery – Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors was born. Used by fire departments, relief organizations, government agencies, and communities across the U.S., The Red Guide to Recovery helps countless people prepare for and recover from disaster events.


1 Comment to Where can I get a disaster kit?

  1. Thank you for this terrific information on being prepared. For those wanting a ready to buy kit Safety Kits Plus offers a wide selection here: http://www.safetykitsplus.com

    Thank you for keeping everyone informed!

  2. Phil Bregman on August 16th, 2012

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