TopicClassification of Electrical Burn Injuries and Treatments
Water should be stored sealed if possible. Do Claude Daviss The Lost Book Of Remedies not store it in an area that gets below freezing. Avoid buying water storage containers that are more than five gallons, as most people can not easily lift more than 35 pounds. Most grocery stores now sell large water containers and have reverse osmosis water available. Filling and storing at least enough water to last your family for two weeks is actually recommended by FEMA for emergency preparedness. Having a high-quality water filter around might be a good idea too.
Fuel to cook the food. This is the next most likely thing to forget. In the event of a severe emergency, your fuel may be shut off. Canister fuel camping stoves can be a real life-saver, but you will need to test yours and have enough fuel on hand for a month to really be prepared. If you live in a house, put some thought into what it would take to actually cook in your fireplace (cast iron pots and dutch ovens become very handy). Just being able to boil water in your fireplace might be a great help. A lot of foods, like ramen noodles, and MRE military meals can be "cooked" just by pouring hot water in a bag. Again, camping supplies can be helpful -- try out some freeze-dried camp foods to see which ones you like, they stash away as much as you feel comfortable with. Many of the freeze-dried camping meals last for three to five years or longer.