Preparing for Disaster or Emergency

Destroyed by burning forest by Toa55Disasters are a very real occurrence that can happen anywhere in the world at anytime.

Experiencing a disaster is traumatic enough, having the extra disadvantage of being unprepared for such an event will ultimately result in more unnecessary stress in an already stressful situation.

There are many benefits to being prepared for an emergency situation.

Being prepared will aid in reducing the amount of fear, stress and anxiety that generally occurs during a situation.
By being prepared and familiarizing yourself with procedures carried out during these situations you will ensure these feelings are minimized.

Increased amounts of stress and anxiety may result in a person being unable to respond correctly or effectively during a situation. If you cannot think and act appropriately, it is unlikely that your will be able to effectively take care of yourself and your family. By being prepared with the correct equipment, and by familiarizing yourself with characteristics, requirements and procedures during relevant forms of emergency situations, you will increase your chances of being able to react appropriately to such situations.

By being prepared and knowing ahead of time what may occur in certain situations, you may also successfully minimize the impact of a situation. For example, if you familiarize yourself with the characteristics of a cyclone, in the event that you find yourself in such a situation you will be able to secure objects and seek shelter, thus you will be able to successfully minimize the amount of damage incurred by the cyclone.

Glenda Cates

Such a wonderful way to help people be prepared in any type of disaster I am so glad I found your blog as I am book marking it to share with friends and family. I wish you a good 2017 and thank you for all you do to help us remain safe at all times.

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