As a parent, you want to hope that you and your family will never have to deal with anything too scary or dangerous. But the facts of life are that most families have some type of disaster hit them at one point or another. The trick to getting through this time unscathed is to be prepared before the emergency strikes. Especially in situations like flood or fire, having a plan in place and being ready can make a huge difference in the ultimate outcome. To help you with this, here are three ways you can prepare your family to deal with a flood.
Create An Emergency Kit
When the rain starts falling or the rivers start rising isn’t the time to start getting things prepared. To really be ready for a flood, you have to have been prepared before the first drop of water even appears. To do this, it’s now time to start putting together an emergency kit to help if a flood should happen. According to ACFloodControl.org, your emergency flood kit should include things like first aid and medicine, food and water, a radio, and an extra set of clothes. Try to keep all these things in water-tight bags so that they won’t get wet from flood waters and will remain useful even in a flood. [Read more…] about 3 Ways to Prepare Your Family To Deal With A Flood