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Building a 72-Hour Disaster Kit

Disasters aren’t relegated to fault lines and Tornado Alley. Climate chaos is already affecting most of the world and the United States is no exception. Extreme storms, tornadoes, blizzards, and flooding are all affecting regions long considered “stable”. When we are unable to help ourselves, we become a liability to others, and as more of our friends encounter difficult and dangerous scenarios, we know we can no longer assume “it won’t happen to us”. I highly recommend a versatile 72-hour emergency kit in your home (and slightly different kits for your vehicle). Why 72 hours? During disasters, local governments are often overwhelmed and rely on state and federal aid. On…

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