Just like many of you have been meaning to get that emergency preparedness kit ready. If you haven’t prepared yet, there is still time. Here is a list of things, many taken from FEMA.gov, which has lists of what an emergency preparedness kit should include, as well as pointers to prepare for and deal with for hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, floods, tornadoes and other natural disasters.
FEMA and state emergency agencies recommended using solar chargers particularly those to maintain communications. Here’s a discussion of what to look for in solar chargers / portable solar panels and solar emergency lights and flashlights. We also include a FEMA list of items recommended for a simple emergency kit.