September is Emergency Preparedness Month
Emergency Preparedness Month
September 2013 marks the tenth annual National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the US Department of Homeland Security. One goal of Homeland Security is to educate the public about how to prepare for emergencies, including natural disasters, mass casualties, biological and chemical threats, radiation emergencies, and terrorist attacks. —CDC Website
How can I prepare for an emergency?
- Get a Kit.
- Make a Plan.
- Be Informed.
- Get Involved.
Penny Wise features Emergency Preparedness Kits and more
The Emergency Preparedness Backpack ($69.95 by Acme United Corporation) is filled with essential, must-have items for any emergency. It contains critical components needed when an emergency occurs including bad weather and power outages. Contents include six purified waters, one flashlight, light stick, six food bars, one pair of white poly/cotton gloves, a whistle, emergency blanket, rain poncho, hand warmers, mask, gloves, hand sanitizer and a first aid kit. Lightweight backpack has padded shoulder straps. Glow-in-the-dark tag makes it easy to carry and easy to find. Backpack is perfectly sized to store additional items. This backpack is surprisingly small in size for holding all these different items. Great to keep in a closet, so you can grab and go if need be.
This First Aid Kit XL ($23/95 by Acme United Corporation) is a smaller mobile emergency pack to keep in your car. It offers a soft-sided case and see-through pockets to make basic first aid items easy to find and easy to access. Portable case makes it perfect for car and travel. Kit contains essential first aid items including adhesive bandages, gauze pads, alcohol pads, antibiotic ointment, sting relief pads, tape, and gloves. Emergency preparedness items include a survival blanket, whistle, light stick, rain poncho, face mask and hand sanitizer. This kit is quite small, but packed to the brim with all kinds of emergency supplies. It’s perfect for travel.
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Giveaway runs from Sept. 7-Sept. 21, 11:59 PM EST US ONLY 18+
$95 Emergency Preparedness Kits –1 Emergency Preparedness Backpack ($70) + 1 First Aid Kit ($24)
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