10 Must Have Bug Out Items- Update Your Bug Out Bag

10 must have Bug Out Bag emergency gear supplies items update your Bug Out Bag hi it’s AlaskaGranny Alaska Prepper in the last week we had a 5.0 earthquake and then we had huge winds that threatened to knock out
the power it made me sit up and think where is my Bug-Out Bag and is it really
up to date so I wanted to review with you quickly the ten essential items you
need in your Bug Out Bag so that if you have an emergency you can grab and go how to update your Bug Out Bag emergency kit 72 hour kit get home bag
do you have some food and water do you have some warm clothing how about something like a sleeping bag a Life Bivy bivy bag or a tent in case you needed to provide a shelter
for yourself do you have a flashlight with some fresh batteries how about your
first-aid kit are you taking prescription medications a few extras of
those medicines with your Bug Out Bag emergency gear 72 hour kit must have bug out items then you need a copy of all of your identification your most important papers you would need to have if you couldn’t go back to your home you also need a
written copy of your contact list your most important people you would need to
call we rely too much on our cell phones pushing a button and it remembers phone numbers for us but in an emergency you might need to get out a piece of paper and tell
someone can you call this number for me you need to have your contact information phone numbers of your
family members maybe your boss maybe your doctor’s office your child’s school
or daycare center figure out who you would need to call in an emergency and
those are the numbers that need to be on your emergency contact list then you need to have some cash stash some cash everybody can figure out how to put a few dollars
aside in a real emergency if you were forced to leave your home having a stash
of cash could be the difference between making your life comfortable or
miserable make sure you stock up on small bills ones fives and tens you don’t want to find a
situation where say the ATM isn’t working or the cash registers aren’t working and
you want to buy a bottle of water the clerk might say sure I’ll trade you
for the $20 bill but I can’t make change wouldn’t you rather be able to peel off a
few ones and get something you need go through your Bug Out Bag update your emergency gear 72 hour kit make sure
it’s up-to-date you know where it is and then put it somewhere where you could
grab and go if you needed to evacuate leave in a hurry a good habit to get into is keeping your car’s
gas tank at least half full if you make a habit of filling up when the needle
starts to drop then you aren’t going to find yourself in an emergency where you
don’t have gas in the car and you can’t get away you don’t want to be the last
one in a long line trying to get the last bit of gas and if the power goes
out a lot of times no gas can be pumped they just don’t have the capability to
provide that so don’t compound an emergency by lackadaisical planning make an emergency plan if you need to leave your home evacuate Bug Out
figure out what you would need where you would go and how you would get there do
it now while things are good and easy so that when an emergency comes along you can just put your plan into action get busy take care of business and find
out that you’re going to do the best you can with whatever comes your way learn more at alaskagranny.com please subscribe to the alaskagranny channel youtube prepper prepping channel

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