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What helps prepare for natural disasters?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
4 doctors agree

In brief: Many things

Storing some water, canned foods, a means of heating things, having flashlights and lanterns, means of dealing with predators, having hunting gear, tents, alternative means of transport, and communication equipment will all be helpful.
There are books and web sites on this subject.

In brief: Many things

Storing some water, canned foods, a means of heating things, having flashlights and lanterns, means of dealing with predators, having hunting gear, tents, alternative means of transport, and communication equipment will all be helpful.
There are books and web sites on this subject.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Mary Wendt
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Make a plan!

The best way to prepare for disaster is to have a plan.
Think about the disasters that are most likely to affect you -- snowstorms vs hurricanes, for example -- and then search the internet for advice on how to how to prepare, such as setting aside fresh water and have some healthy but storage friendly foods set aside -- like whole grains, beans, and canned vegetables.

In brief: Make a plan!

The best way to prepare for disaster is to have a plan.
Think about the disasters that are most likely to affect you -- snowstorms vs hurricanes, for example -- and then search the internet for advice on how to how to prepare, such as setting aside fresh water and have some healthy but storage friendly foods set aside -- like whole grains, beans, and canned vegetables.
Dr. Mary Wendt
Dr. Mary Wendt
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: 72 hour kit

I strongly encourage you (everyone) to make up a 72 hr preparedness kit for them self and each member of the family living with them. Start making it in advance.
It will get you through that first 72 hours before most emergency teams are mobilized. see: http://www.urbachletter.com/0306/ComprehensiveChecklist.htm

In brief: 72 hour kit

I strongly encourage you (everyone) to make up a 72 hr preparedness kit for them self and each member of the family living with them. Start making it in advance.
It will get you through that first 72 hours before most emergency teams are mobilized. see: http://www.urbachletter.com/0306/ComprehensiveChecklist.htm
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Stephen Pool
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Get ready

http://www.redcross.
org/what-we-do/international-services/disaster-preparedness

In brief: Get ready

http://www.redcross.
org/what-we-do/international-services/disaster-preparedness
Dr. Stephen Pool
Dr. Stephen Pool
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