Prepping for natural disasters, local emergencies, and power outages can be daunting in the beginning, but taking small steps on a weekly basis can help with your peace of mind and is an important piece of your family’s disaster preparedness plan.
Today, we’re going to tackle a two-week food supply to begin…
When you’re starting your grocery list, it’s important to keep these things in mind:
First and foremost, because you’ve read in almost every one of our blog posts, plan on water. Each person should have 1 gallon of water per day. Plan your storage accordingly. A great investment may also be a reliable water filter.
So what items make a great starter list that you can work from, based on your family’s needs? When you’re looking at a two-week supply, plan on each item here for each person in your family.
Additionally, if you have a furry family member, it’s a good idea to stock up on a two-week supply of their preferred dry food also!
BONUS TIP: If you have room in your budget, it’s also great to stock up on items such as these (especially handy if you’re planning on a water storage - you don’t know if you’ll be able to clean things off):
Want to keep reading about how to prepare your family for emergencies and disasters? We highly recommend Tess Pennington’s book, The Prepper’s Blueprint: The Step-by-Step Guide to Help You Through Any Disaster.