Personal Preparedness

Best Power Outage Tools (2/21) ;From Wirecutter ( NYTimes)

Wildfire Preparedness, also from Wirecutter.

COVID-19 Information:

Pet Care in a Disaster – How to Keep your Pet Safe in a Disaster

Metro Washington Area Info: [not current at this time}:

From FEMA, this guidance on personal emergency financial first aid.

Personal preparedness information, see The Prepared website. Be advised it is not clear who owns this commercial site.

Prepacked Emergency Kits:  Red Cross, and many commercial versions.


Disaster Preparedness for Your Pet. Advice from the CDC, which notes “pets are family too.”

Essential items to have in a backpack for a hike. This item appeared regarding the  woman lost for 17 days in Hawaii after getting lost on a day hike.

From NY City, Business Preparedness Guide.

From Los Angeles Times, How to Prepare for an Earthquake


Rev. 6/21