Be prepared for an emergency. Be Red Cross Ready!
Be prepared to be equipped with the proper supplies you might need in an emergency or disaster. Keep your supplies in an easy emergency preparation kit to carry that you can use at home or take with you in case you must evacuate.
At a minimum, you should have the basic supplies listed below:
Water: one gallon per person per day (3-day evacuation, 2 week supply for home)
Food: non-perishable, easy to prepare items (3 day supply for evacuation, 2-week supply for home)
Powered by battery crank radio (NOAA Weather Radio, if possible) or
First Aid Kit
Medications (7 days supply) and medical items
Sanitation and personal hygiene items
Copies of personal documents (medication list and pertinent medical information, proof of address, deed / lease to home, passports, birth certificates, insurance policies)
Cell phone with chargers
Family and emergency contact information
Card (s) of the area
Consider the needs of all family members and add supplies to your kit. Suggested items to help meet additional needs are:
Medical supplies (hearing aids with extra batteries, glasses, contact lenses, syringes, etc.)
Baby supplies (bottles, formula, baby food, diapers)
Games and activities for children
Pet supplies (collar, leash, ID, food, carrier, bowl)
Two Way radios
extra car keys together and house keys
Manual can opener
Additional supplies to keep at home or in your survival kit based on the types of disasters common to your area:
N95 or surgical masks
Tools / supplies for securing your home
spare clothes, hat and sturdy shoes
liquid household bleach
Blankets or sleeping bags
Survival food and tips
Finally, Survival Tips take all measures in terms of insurance and security. Depending on the country, you may need to apply for international driving license or additions to your social security and health. Also, make sure you are updated with the required vaccines to enter your destination country. Always keep with you the emergency numbers and services: prevention is better than cure.
Although equip his vehicle
Walking the roads SUV or motorcycle designed to make the road is a choice that is yours, but do not leave without the last-minute preparations. Everything starts with the means of transport itself. If you go for more than a month, it will often be cheaper to buy a used car on site that you can then resell. Below this period, the rental is a cost effective solution, with rates often regressive from a borrowing week. Remember though, the unlimited mileage option.
Buy her car on site is a beneficial idea, but beware of scams! Better to pay a few hundred euros more to acquire a quality vehicle because you will put his tires and engine straining during road trip. During the transaction, made all possible checks and ask the machine to drive a few minutes to check yourself that everything works: put your trust and your opinion on the subject.
As said before, Survival Tips you always expect the worst. You may not be able to eat every day at the restaurant and sleep in a room, it is better to provide some supplies. Bring a sleeping bag and a stove to a minimum. Commodities side, always have water and food in advance (biscuits, bread …) in case.