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Things You Need to Have When Disaster Strikes

Spectr News Theme Eskanisa Ramadiani
20, December 2018
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No one can predict when natural disaster happens. Hence, we can anticipate by keeping these important items in an emergency bag that ready to be carried around when disaster strikes.

1. Personal Documents

Personal documents, including birth certificates, family cards, ID cards, insurance policies and other important documents must be copied and stored in strong grip seal bags to ensure the bad stays shut and protect against moisture. You can also scan those important documents and save them in flash disk as well as email.

2. First Aid Kit

Choose medicine kit in right size do it does not take too much space in your bag, but can accommodate many important medicines, including small scissors, alcohol, Povidone-iodine, bandage, mask and other specific medicines for those who have history of certain disease.

3. Food and Water

Choose foods contain of high carbohydrates and proteins, such as dates, nut, biscuit and brown sugar. Put some bottles of mineral water in case during disaster you can find any suitable source of drinking water.

4. Flashlight

Choose a waterproof one, light and easy to be carried around with one hand. Make sure if your flashlight has a blink feature to make your location detected by helpers when disaster happens.

5. Clothes

Choose the easy to use one, such as long sleeves, jackets, which can protect your body either from sun light or cold weather. Do not forget the underwear, too. Along with those, you can put small blanket in a bag.

 

 

Eskanisa Ramadiani
Eskanisa Ramadiani
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