Create a contact list of all the phone numbers of family, friends and especially work supervisors. Print it on a business card and laminate it. Provide to all family... more
If after a disaster or emergency you and those you're with are okay, communicate your status and whereabouts to friends and family with a text, an email, a tweet or a... more
In an emergency it can be difficult if not impossible to make or receive calls to your cell phone.
Consider microchipping your pet as a more permanent form of identification. A microchip can be read by most scanners at animal shelters.
Is there no limit to the utility of duct tape? Apparently not.
Store your emergency ingredients and other emergency supplies in sealed tupperware containers. These plastic containers are durable and will keep your supplies safe and... more
Learn how to send updates via text and internet from your mobile phone to your contacts and social channels in case voice communications are not available.
During power outages use your cell phone to notify the utility provider of the outage.
Download the Red Cross First Aid App! (www.redcross.org or your mobile app store.)
I keep 12 1-gallon water bottles in my garage. Once a month, I use a gallon to water houseplants.