When preparing for a hurricane, make a disaster supply kit that includes a flashlight, first aid supplies, water, non-perishable food and important documents. Make an emergency communication plan outlining where to go du... More » Science Weather & Tides Storms

Emergency kits for home, car or disaster are available online and some may be obtained for free with a purchase from websites such as Free checklists are also available online to assist with creating... More »

The Emergency Preparedness merit badge is awarded by the Boy Scouts of America and recognizes a scout's ability to respond productively in emergency situations, such as house fires, auto accidents, food poisoning and flo... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Outdoor Adventure
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