Are You Prepared?

Are You Prepared?

Storm season is upon us, are you ready? Each year we need to evaluate our disaster preparedness. Has anything changed that needs to be updated? Are the same people involved or has anyone new been added?

By The Rev. Paul Snyder, Diocesan Disaster Recovery Coordinator

Storm season is upon us, are you ready? Each year we need to evaluate our disaster preparedness. Has anything changed that needs to be updated? Are the same people involved or has anyone new been added?

Here is a list of supplies to include in a basic kit, as recommended by Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security:

Water one gallon per person per day, for drinking and sanitation

Food at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food

Battery-powered radio and extra batteries

Flashlight and extra batteries

First Aid kit

Whistle to signal for help

Dust mask or cotton t-shirt to help filter the air

Moist Towelettes for sanitation

Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities

Manual can opener for food (if kit contains canned food)

Garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation

Unique family needs, such as daily prescription medications, infant formula or diapers, and important family documents

Matches in a waterproof container

Be Prepared and Be Safe!

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