Are you living in California? Are you aware that there is a fairly big chance that there will be an earthquake at some time, in the not too distant future? Well, it is certainly something that has been discussed lately. That being said, there is no cause for extreme alarm as modern buildings in Los Angeles are built to be safe in Earthquakes and there has been a mass effort in recent years to bring older buildings up to par making them safer incase of an emergency.
It always helps to be prepared and one of the best ways to ensure that you and your loved ones will be safe in case of an emergency is to have an emergency kit in your house or apartment so that just in case any person gets hurt you have all the necessary supplies to help sort out the situation. These days, it seems like everyone is getting their supplies for various things from Amazon, and we are no exception, Amazon is a great way for anyone to stock up their emergency preparedness kit. Here are some of the best things from Amazon that you can get to stock up your emergency kit and keep you and your loved ones safe in the case of an emergency!
FEMA recommends people have in their houses enough supplies to last 3 or more days in order to stay safe following any natural disaster, items such as; non-perishable foods, flashlights and batteries, water for each person, any necessary medication that anyone in the home will need, a First Aid Kit, a battery-powered radio, a fire extinguisher, cash and necessary documents, tools and practical clothing that can be worn to stay warm or to just stay generally safe from the elements.
Water is an excellent thing to buy on Amazon because Amazon gives you the ability to stock up on bulk supplies of water at good prices, the best part is that you do not even need to leave the comfort of your house to purchase it, and it can often be delivered in a very reasonable time span for little or no cost. It’s a good way of buying bulk items that you might need.
Amazon is also good for camping supplies, just in case any part of your dwelling is destroyed, and you have to move out or the emergency means you’ve got to leave at short notice. Camping equipment will allow you to have shelter and keep you safe from the elements.
This is something that people often do not think of because it is too stressful to imagine some part of their home falling apart but it is something that is a good idea to be prepared to handle and have a backup plan so that you can ensure that you and your loved ones are as safe as possible in the event of a natural disaster.
Amazon has a ton of different camping supplies at varying prices to suit anyone’s needs and finances; there’s no one package fits all, everyone has different needs, different size families, and requirements.
A good flashlight is one of the most essential things in any emergency kit because often people will lose power to their homes and it can be very dark, it will be essential to have a way to see where you are going and as a means to keep every person in your home safe. Amazon has a variety of very reasonably priced flashlights and also has some heavy duty flashlights, so there are many options to suit your particular needs. Similarly, candles are something that is a great thing to get, and there are also a lot of different kinds and sizes of candles that can be purchased or even made.
Amazon also has a selection of tool-kits which can be really useful, especially if you’re at home during an emergency and repairs have to be made; you can buy ready-made kits, or build your own to suit your needs.
There are also a lot of cheap clothes that can be obtained on Amazon. Often people don’t think to go shopping for shoes or clothes and have them ready, protective clothing, changes of clothes etc are always useful, especially if there’s no way of cleaning them.
These are just a few examples of some of the emergency essentials that a person can get on Amazon to keep yourself and your loved ones safe in the event of an emergency, you wouldn’t even have to leave home to go and purchase all these things leaving you more time to prepare or get on with other important things in your life.