National Preparedness Month 2013 – Take the Challenge!
Here we are for another year of the National Preparedness Month Challenge.
Join is for thirty days of baby steps to get you ready for any emergency that might come your way – earthquake, fire, flood or ??? – because you never know what might me coming your way.
This year we are continuing with our Monday – Wednesday – Friday post schedule and inviting you to join us on PreparednessMama’s Facebook page the other days.
We promise some thought provoking ideas and DIY projects. Just the thing you need to begin or take your emergency preparedness to the next level.
Won’t you join us for the 2013 National Preparedness Month Challenge?
READY / SET / GO!
National Preparedness Challenges: Week One
Day 1 -There’s an App for That! Red Cross Mobile
Day 2 – Get Your Plan Together – Family Communications
Day 3 – Home Evacuation Routes – Do an Emergency Drill,
Day 4 – Call Me! Communicate with Your Loved Ones
Day 5 – Get your Smoke Detectors in order – Visit the National Fire Protection Association
Day 6 – DIY Friday – Make Emergency Heaters
Day 7 – Flashlights
National Preparedness Challenges: Week Two
Day 8 – Home Safety
Day 9 – 5 Easy Ways to Begin Your Water Storage
Day 10 – Get a Leatherman – The number one benefit of owning Leatherman multi-tools is the fact that you have at your disposal the combination of many tools in a simple, small and durable package.
Day 11 – First Aid Kits: Beyond the Band-Aid
Day 12 – Prescription Drugs – Do you have a supply for an emergency? Emergency preparedness dictates that you get ahead on your prescriptions so that you could last for days, possibly weeks, if affected by an earthquake, hurricane, wildfire, or any natural disaster. Read this article from Arthritis.about.com.
Day 13 – DIY Friday- Twin-Bucket Toilet System
Day 14 – You Stocked More Than Just Food – Right? The Mega List – 371 Items You just Might Need in an emergency
National Preparedness Challenges: Week Three
Day 15 – Gather Your Important Documents – The Evacuation Box
Day 16 – The 10 Laws of Food Storage
Day 17 – Get a Survival Book for quick reference and knowledge
Day 18 – Bug Out Bags! Don’t Bug Out about It
Day 19 – Make an Earthquake Bag to go under every bed in your home
Day 20 – DIY Friday – 5 Frugal DIY Fire Starters
Day 21 – Learn to Build a Self Feeding Fire
National Preparedness Challenges: Week Four
Day 22 – Secure Your Car Keys
Day 23 – Create a Personal Protection Plan
Day 24 – Make Sure You Can Cook Without Power
Day 25 – Counting Cupcakes & Financial Preparedness
Day 26 – Add a tarp and rope to your emergency supplies
Day 27 – DIY Preparedness – Get Yourself Ready One Project at a Time
Day 28 – Food Storage Basics, learn to freeze fruits
Day 29 – Have a DRILL – Do It Now!
Day 30 – These are Trying Times – Mental Preparedness
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