In many cases, after a fire, natural disaster, serious storm, or other catastrophe, personal injuries can occur if homeowners are not prepared. According to the Florida Department of Health, every homeowner and tenant needs a disaster preparedness kit. This kit should contain everything you need to keep you and your family safe after a fire or other disaster.
When preparing your kit, consider what you will need. Write down everything you may require for 72 hours or so – the typical amount of time you may need to survive without basic services before they are reestablished. Write down everyone who may be in your family or who may be visiting your home at the time of the disaster and ensure you have enough provisions or everyone on your list.
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