Weather the Storm
It’s essential to be prepared when any kind of crisis hits, including the possibility of evacuation, long-term disruption of essential services in a disaster, or stay-at-home-orders as with the current coronavirus pandemic. It's easy to go overboard, especially in last-minute panic mode, but a few simple steps taken in advance make emergency preparation affordable even on a tight budget. The American Red Cross and Federal Emergency Management Agency recommend two weeks' worth of emergency supplies for sheltering in place and a three-day supply for evacuating to a safe zone.
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