Are you prepared for a natural disaster?

I live on an island with an active volcano.  It would be foolish not to prepare.  But, I haven’t done so.  Have you?

Even though we’ve had two tsunami warnings and two small (4.5 and 4.9) earthquakes in the last year, until the disaster in Japan, my mind did not turn to disaster preparedness.

Thailand, Katrina, Haiti, Queensland, Christchurch, Japan.  Disasters seem to be happening in rapid succession.  It’s possible more are on the way.  We don’t need to panic.  But, it’s clear we need to prepare.

10 Basic Tips to Prepare for a Disaster

So how do you prepare for a disaster?  This is what I’ve learned from my recent research.

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