Baby Steps to Build Your Emergency Supply Kit: Week One

Do you have an emergency supply kit for your family in the case of a disaster? According to a survey from Wells Fargo, only 46% of Americans have an emergency kit for everyone living in their home with enough supplies for several days after a disaster.

That’s less than half of the country. That’s terrifying! Especially considering that 84% of Americans live in areas that have experienced some form of natural disaster in the last few years, and 54% live in regions that have experienced severe natural disasters, such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, wildfires, or earthquakes. 

If that’s not crazy enough, 72% say they or their families have been directly affected by natural disasters at some point in their lifetime. 

Given these numbers, NOT having an emergency supply kit doesn’t make sense.

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