Disaster Preparedness – Are you prepared?

03 Aug 2013 admin In G+ Posts

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I am far from a doomsday prepper – but I also know that if an incident or situation happens we all should be prepared to leave our home or work and be ready for anything – or at least be able to survive for a day or two.

These are an interesting way of packaging everything you need into one backpack based system you can grab and go..

Just as an interesting note.. even when the Asiana Flight crashed people had time to grab bags and leave… so if you make your items accessible and ready they could save your life.

Inventory of the larger bag:

Pre-configured and ready means:
Packaging removed from all items.
All electronics function tested.
Documentation consolidated into water tight packaging.
All items arranged, organized and stowed. Ready for fast access in case of emergency.

System Inventory:

1 Three Day Pass backpack by Sandpiper of California (View Details)
1 Hydration System (2.5 Liter) by Condor Outdoor
1 Suisse Sport McKinley 0F-5F Mummy Sleeping Bag (View Details)

1 Echo-Sigma Provision Pack (3-10 days) (View Contents)
1 Echo-Sigma Compact Survival Kit (View Contents)
1 Echo-Sigma Compact First Aid Kit (View Contents)

1 SOG S44 Power Pliers Stainless Multi-Tool (View Details)
1 Waterproof Tactical LED Flashlight by Fenix (190 Lumen) (View Details)
1 Emergency Multiband Multi-Power Weather Radio by Etón (View Details)

50 Feet of Military Grade 550 Paracord (View Details)
10 Extra Large Zip Ties (View Details)
1 Camp Trowel (View Details)
1 Coghlan's Emergency Tube Tent
1 Emergency Poncho
1 Plexiglass Mirror for signaling help
1 Thermal Sleeping Bag Cocoon by Survival Industries
6 Premium AA Alkaline Batteries (guaranteed fresh for 7 years)
1 Pair Work Gloves
2 N95 Rated Respirator Masks
1 Set of Protective Goggles
2 Hand Warmers by Coghlan's

Emergency Bug Out Bag (BOB)
http://goo.gl/hzoWTh

Emergency (GHB) Get Home Bag
http://goo.gl/u1D4E2

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Comments: 4

  1. Kevin Gault 3 Aug 2013 Reply

    Since they list contents, I wonder if one could build one cheaper than what they sell these for. I know I have at least 2 backpacks that I could use to make a kit.

  2. Brent Burzycki 3 Aug 2013 Reply

    Possibly… But people never do… Sometimes it's cheaper to grab a kit than take the time to put it together… There are also things I would add to this bag…

  3. Kevin Gault 3 Aug 2013 Reply

    I know I'd add my ceramic water filter I use for camping, plus something else to filter junk from water. Plus some dehydrated food packs.

  4. Brent Burzycki 3 Aug 2013 Reply

    I would also add to the first aid kid and probably add something related to self defense…

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