with a disaster until help arrives.
Having been in the Disaster "Business" for over 20 years, we have seen many situations where people could have been better prepared.
Why were they not prepared?
People do not want to admit "It CAN happen to me."
"I don't have the money to buy a lot of supplies."
"It is too overwhelming a task to get Disaster Prepared."
"I don't have the time to get prepared."
The reality is that IT CAN HAPPEN TO YOU,
and when you least expect it.
So start your Disaster Preparedness NOW!
Make a Plan.
Start small, Purchase a Disaster Kit.
Read about Preparedness.
Talk to your Family and Friends about your Emergency Plans.
Next month, Buy a First Aid Kit.
Get CPR and First Aid training.
The following month, purchase other Disaster Supplies,
such as an Emergency Kit for your car.
Make sure to include all of your family, including the elderly, the children
and the pets.
As the saying goes, the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
So start preparing now.
When the next disaster strikes, you will be more prepared than you are today.
The supplier with whom we work is operated by a couple of Moms
in Southern California who realized their children's schools were not all
prepared should a disaster strike.
The More Prepared website launched in August 2005.
Two weeks later Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and orders began pouring
in from all over the country. They realized they could empower individuals, families, schools, businesses and other organizations to take responsibility
for their own well-being through education combined with emergency and