September is National preparedness month ~> Know your risk
Emergencies can happen anywhere, at any time. It is important to understand potential risks where you live.  Take action
Make sure that you and your family are prepared for an emergency. Ensure that you can go for at least three days without electricity, water service, access to a supermarket, or other local services.
What you can do:
Most people spend a lot of time in their cars commuting, running errands and taking trips. It’s important to be prepared in your car if you’re driving since earthquakes, accidents, sudden changes in weather and other emergencies can occur at any time.  Even if you are at home when a disaster strikes, you may still need emergency supplies in your car if you need to leave quickly, or if your home is not accessible.
A Prepared car survival kit contains the food, water and emergency supplies needed for 3 day, or 72 hour emergency survival.  FEMA, the Red Cross, and the State of California recommend you have these supplies on hand in case of an emergency. Unlike store-bought food and bottled water, these car survival kits can withstand extreme temperatures in your car for 5 years. Backpack kits are also portable and lightweight, and fit perfectly in car trunks and small spaces. —- Some Of the full time gear Yolo and I always have on hand are dual purpose Adventure gear/Emergancy supplies.
I find the ever growing Adventure market is a great place to source the critical items needed to prepare yourself and family for a potential emergency/natural disaster — Let’s Talk Basics -
Water storage … We love The Waterbrick System for a couple reasons - First of which is its a rugged stackable interlocking brick platform that allows you to store many gallons of water with the option to pull one brick at a time… We use this system to store long term water in a Supply Cache, and as our on the go cooking and cleaning water while out on adventure… The spigot attachment makes for easy usage… (We found this system at