Being prepared for any emergency is a big task, usually best tackled by slowly purchasing the items you need to be ready in the event of most any situation. Whether it's a natural disaster or a sudden loss of employment, being prepared is the key to not getting caught in a bad situation.
Increasing your food storage so you can live many weeks without shopping is a great start, and then you can move to having the gear, equipment and supplies to prepare you for any situation. Do you have a 72 hour kit of basic needs including food and medical supplies? How about portable shelter, light, power and heat? All of these things can be part of your basic needs emergency preparedness.
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