Pop Quiz: How much water do you think you need to have in your house if there were a major disaster?
A) 3 days worth
B) 3 weeks worth
C) 1 gallon per day per person
(The Pop Quiz Answer at the end.)
Earthquakes, tsunamis, fires - seems like we hear about something in the news every day!
Stephanie just graduated from the Community Emergency Response Team training learning all kinds of ways to prepare for the unknown.
What is CERT?
The CERT program helps people to be better prepared to respond to emergency situations in their communities. When emergencies happen, CERT members can give critical support to first responders, provide immediate assistance to victims, and organize spontaneous volunteers at a disaster site. CERT members can also help with non-emergency projects that help improve the safety of the community.
Emergency Preparedness Pop Quiz Answer
All of the answers are correct!
Here's what is recommended to have prepared in advance to see you through the initial aftermath of a major event.
A) 3 days worth - this is a good place to start with your home emergency supplies and the recommended minimum
B) 3 weeks worth - this is the recommended target for you your home emergency supplies
C) 1 gallon per day per person - Example: If there are three people living in your home, you'll need three gallons per day for three days. That would total nine gallons of water needed minimum for your emergency supply stash
Let's all be prepared!