Emergency Preparedness

Kim on May 4th, 2009

If you are still slow to warm up to dehydrated foods, try powdered applesauce.  It’s not only a great baby food, I use applesauce all the time to cut the fat in my baking. Substitute half the fat in a recipe for an equal measurement of applesauce and you can save a lot of calories […]

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Kim on March 22nd, 2009

Find out just how ready your household is for a disaster.  Get your “Readiness Quotient” here: http://www.whatsyourrq.org/

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Kim on March 22nd, 2009

The Hesperian Society offers a complete book, entitled Where There is No Doctor,  for free download.  It is a thorough, widely-used health care manual that would prove a priceless resource in a disaster scenario.  The 512-page book is also available for purchase on the site for $22.00. http://www.hesperian.org/publications_download_wtnd.php

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Kim on January 24th, 2009

This information from www.ready.gov is helpful if you are putting together 72 hour kits: When preparing for a possible emergency situation, it’s best to think first about the basics of survival: fresh water, food, clean air and warmth. Recommended Items to Include in a Basic Emergency Supply Kit:  · Water, one gallon of water per person […]

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Kim on January 23rd, 2009

If one of your goals for 2009 is to get more serious about emergency preparedness and food storage, you may find this checklist helpful.  It’s a list that was handed out somewhere that I made some changes to and retyped. (That is an awkward sentence, but anyhoo…)  It’s designed to make building your food storage part of your weekly […]

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