Don't know where to start? Here are four simple things to do that could make all the difference during an emergency.
Prep Hack 1
Buying just adding 1 extra can each time your shop will make a big difference when the shops are closed during an emergency. Add new cans to the back of the cupboard so the older ones are used first. Don't forget to buy things the kids like!
Prep Hack 2
Instead of throwing out your old juice and fizzy bottles, give them a quick wash and fill with water, making sure not to leave any gaps at the top. Storing them in a cool, dark place will help them last longer.
Prep Hack 3
One of the simplest ways to get prepared is to download the Red Cross Hazard App. This app will alert you of any impending weather events or other hazards that may affect you. It also has a whole lot of information to help you prepare for different emergencies.
Prep Hack 4
Almost everyone has smart phone in their pocket so put it to good use and take photos of all your important documents. Once you've done this, you can email them to yourself for safekeeping. You'll need these documents to help you get assistance after an emergency.