Five Goods to Store in Your Car in Case of Emergencies

Five Goods to Store in Your Car in Case of EmergenciesThere are some key items that every person should keep in their vehicle for emergencies. If someone becomes stranded, this stuff can help keep them alive until help arrives. The most vital factor is to prepare ahead of time because nobody knows when their vehicle may break down, or a natural disaster will strand them without help.

FEMA suggests the people who are preparing for emergency situations keep at least a half a gallon of water accessible per person. The minimum amount of time to prepare for is 3 days. Keeping canned goods on hand is incredibly useful because they stay sealed, can be heated over a fire, and may be eaten cold if necessary. Federal Emergency Management Agency also says that each person should have enough food for at least one full meal daily to maintain strength and energy levels in an emergency situation. Emergency food is a vital part of being prepared for the unexpected. A can opener and a knife are different handy items to stay with food stores.

People should keep a first aid kit in their vehicle and home at all times. There should be bandages, gauze, antiseptic, tape, scissors, antibiotic cream, tweezers, Q-tips or cotton balls, Benadryl and plastic bags in an emergency aid kit. Any scrapes or cuts will be cleansed and treated quickly if the necessary provides are available. If an allergic reaction happens from being stranded in an area where allergens are present, then the person will counteract the reaction with Benadryl. This medication is a very vital step for people who are severely allergic to anything in nature like bees or poison ivy. The plastic bags will be used as a clean surface while …

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