You never know when a natural disaster might strike, so it's important to be prepared. I have never been happier to have supplies on hand when in 2010 my active duty husband was ordered to fly a jet to safety in another state leaving me in command of preparing our home for a big storm solo! It was nice to have a dedicated space where I knew we had window coverings, and all other emergency items -it made this daunting task a little less scary.
A large part of being prepared includes having some helpful supplies on hand. Here is a list to get you started, as you think about what storm supplies and items might be helpful in the case you and your family are affected by a natural disaster.
Emergency preparation supply list suggestions:
High Dollar Items:
Even though most Americans live in areas that have been affected by weather-related emergencies, the majority of us aren't prepared to deal with a natural disaster. Hopefully the list above will help you get a good start.
For additional ways you can prepare for natural disasters, visit USAA.com/help.
What do you make sure to stock up on when preparing for a natural disaster or storm? Please share in the comments.
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