If you heard a nationwide natural disaster were about to occur, how would you prepare?
Depending on the type of disaster approaching,...Hurricane for example. I would definitely seek shelter far away from the low lying bays and other bodies of water. Make sure my family is safe and high and dry.
That would be Plan A and my first step. Also would make sure I gathered and had all of the essentials handy...Batteries, flashlights, plenty of fresh drinking water and if I could afford it at the time and they were in stock, would definitely consider a generator to run things like the furnace and frig.
Depending on how long we would be out of power, this would be a great addition to the emergency prep list. Also a good first aid kit wouldn't hurt either. In case something, or somebody goes bump in the night. By the way good question and one that everyone should think about more seriously, especially after the Hurricane Sandy aftermath.
I already have prepared by buying collapsable 5 gallon water jugs and filling them up, stocking up on nonperishable food items that will last me a week and don't need to be cooked. I have three survival backpacks that are fully stocked with food, lighters, fire starting kits, medicine and first aid kits, warm clothes, maps compasses, etc., one n the car and two in the house.
Depending on the disaster such as the New Madrid Fault Zone adjusting which is overdue will depend on my response.
As the extreme weather increases along with large earthquakes (which have almost tripled in the last ten years) this nationwide natural disaster WILL happen it is just a matter of time.
Hello Jlbowden and somethgblue, thanks for your responses. Jlbowden, I have to say that you have really thought this through. See you up on that mountain top!
Somethgblue, very nice. I've never heard of the New Madrid Fault. I plan to researc
by Bill Holland12 months ago
What is the worst weather-related natural disaster you have lived through?
by Tamara Wilhite5 months ago
What was the natural disaster that occurred in "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy?What do you think was the natural disaster that occurred in "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy?
by CWanamaker5 years ago
Have you ever experienced a major natural disaster?
by Stephanie Launiu3 years ago
Should people be allowed to rebuild their homes where risk of natural disaster is high?Homes built in high risk areas are often "accidents waiting to happen". Seaside homes in hurricane zones, homes on...
by jackavc5 years ago
What will be the next big natural disaster in 2012?
by Jacqueline Williamson BBA MPA MS2 years ago
Are you prepared for a natural disaster?We listen in horror when we hear about the 7.8 earthquake in Nepal with the death tolls nearing 2,000. But how prepared are you for such a natural event? Some may say “It could...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.