An outline-form list of things to think about as far as preparing for emergencies

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An outline-form list of things to think about as far as preparing for emergencies

Post  Admin on Thu Aug 23, 2012 1:38 pm

This list is to provoke thought. Feel free to use it when considering what you need in case of emergency.

List of things to consider and add on with information/supplies(should fit any scenario)

1. Light source
a. Flashlight
b. Lantern(longer life flashlight)
c. Non-flammable unpowered
d. Flammable

2. Communications
a. powered send/receive
b. unpowered send/receive
c. powered send
d. unpowered send
e. powered receive
f. unpowered receive

3. Transportation
a. Gas-powered
b. Non-Gas powered

4. Environment/Temperature
a. Active Heat(powered)
b. Active Heat(unpowered)
c. Passive Heat
d. Active cooling(powered)
e. Active cooling(unpowered)
f. passive cooling

5. Self-defense/hunting
a. firearm
b. non-firearm ranged weapons
c. non-firearm melee weapons

6. Food storage
a. refrigeration(powered)
b. refrigeration(unpowered)
c. other methods
I. Salting
II. Smoking
III. Canning
IV. Dehydrating

7. Water(storage/availability)
a. Pure(doesn't need purification)
b. Not pure(needs purification)
I. methods of purification
a. Non-potable to potable
b. Tainted to Non-potable

8. Sanitation
a. existing toilets without power
I. sanitary paper
II. feminine needs
III. bathing
b. "field" sanitation
I. sanitary paper
II. feminine needs
III. bathing
IV. potential cleaning
alpha. purchasable soaps/shampoos
bravo. craftable soaps/shampoos

9. Food
a. perishable(needs refrigeration)
b. non-perishable(no refrigeration)
I. 6 months shelf stable
II. 1 year shelf stable
III. 5 year shelf stable
IV. 10 year shelf stable

10. Entertainment
a. children's
I. Powered
II. Unpowered
b. Adult
I. Powered
II. Unpowered

11. Emergency retreat
a. walking distance(temporary hidey hole, on property)
b. biking distance(4 hours, carrying backpacks)
c. driving distance, or longer biking/walking

12. Important resources for knowledge/information
a. powered(internet, etc.)
I. available right now
II. not available right now
III. potential sources that may become available during emergency
b. unpowered(books, notes, etc)
I. available right now
II. not available right now
III. potential sources that may become available during emergency

13. "Bug-out" bag contents

14. Medical supplies/needs
a. first aid
I. band aids/gauze/tape
II. pain killer
III. antibiotic(topical)
IV. tools
A. tweezers
B. Sharp knife
b. medication
I. antibiotics
A. prescription
B. non-prescription
1. OTC
2. Herbal(purchasable)
3. Herbal(locally available growable)
4. Herbal(locally available growing wild)
II. painkiller
A. prescription
B. non-prescription
1. OTC
2. Herbal(purchasable)
3. Herbal(locally available growable)
4. Herbal(locally available growing wild)
III. muscle relaxer
A. prescription
B. non-prescription
1. OTC
2. Herbal(purchasable)
3. Herbal(locally available growable)
4. Herbal(locally available growing wild)
IV. sedative
A. prescription
B. non-prescription
1. OTC
2. Herbal(purchasable)
3. Herbal(locally available growable)
4. Herbal(locally available growing wild)
c. surgical information
I. books
d. surgical tools
I. sanitizing process
II. Tools
A. scalpel
B. saw
C. probe
D. visual enhancement
E. potential blood
F. fluids
III. post-op
A. suture kit
B. reusable bandages
C. bedpan



Anything you can think of to add and I will add it to the list for informational use.

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