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Emergency Preparedness with Reliable Survival Supplies

By Garin Damme Subscribe to RSS | July 11th 2012 | Views:
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No one can predict an emergency situation. It is not uncommon for people to be caught unaware in situations when they may not have food supplies for more than a week, or sufficient water or electricity backup. Natural disasters, auto accidents, civil unrest or fire can create such emergency situations which you have to learn to survive, instead of being paralyzed by fear. This is the time you need to have survival supplies ready and within reach. The basic things you need to consider during an emergency are first aid, food and water, light and communication.

Off the Grid Living Made Easy with Emergency Supplies

You can prepare yourself for any unexpected emergency with emergency supplies bought from a reliable survival supply store. A survival store will have products offered in various categories such as Food, Water, First Aid, Ammunition, Fire Safety, Cooking, Hygiene, Lighting, Navigation, Personal Safety and more. When preparing for an emergency the most important considerations are food and water. Survival supplies include food kits that will cover all meals of the day; moreover, the food supplies offered require minimum preparation time. You should ensure that the food items are made from quality ingredients, and that they are healthy and tasty. To meet the requirements of water, survival stores offer water containers, water preserver bottles, water purification systems, water treatment drops, microfilters and a range of other useful products.

It is advisable to buy food and water with a longer shelf life to prevent them from becoming contaminated easily. Most food items and water are ensured a shelf life of five years. At present food supplies with a shelf life of 25 years is available. Survival supplies should be protected against very high and low temperatures as well as dust, pests and rodents. Ideally, they should be stored in a bag that can be zipped up. When you buy survival kits and store them in your home, garage or car, check them periodically to ensure they are in good shape so that you can use them in case of an emergency.

Emergency Preparedness Kits for Cars

Suppose you are on the road and get into an auto accident. If you have survival supplies ready in your car, you can deal with the situation more calmly and efficiently. Usually supplies for cars include first aid supplies, tools for dealing with common car problems, cell phone charger, supplies for signaling and for helping you see in the dark. When going on a long drive, it is best to carry blankets, water, winter clothes and a shovel.

Find the Supplies You Need at a Reputable Survival Store

There are family owned companies in the U.S offering survival supplies that will help you be prepared to meet any contingency. With their products, you can take care of yourself and your family without having to depend on others. The survival supplies you can expect from them include, but are not limited to, emergency supplies, dehydrated foods, food and water storage options, and items for personal safety.

Garin Damme - About Author:
Located in Palm Desert, California, right on the San Andreas Fault, Off The Grid offers a full selection of survival supplies for any emergency. The survival store aims to help people prepare for any kind of emergency.For purchase or product queries, call 866 OFF-THE-GRID or browse the online store http://www.offthegrid.com.

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