One reason people fail to prepare their households and businesses for emergencies is that the task seems overwhelming. They wonder, “How am I doing to be able to figure this all out?” “How can I gather all the supplies I need?”
But the task doesn’t have to be daunting. The Washington State Military Department has created a simple one-year guide—Prepare in a Year—to help people tackle one task per month. We will follow it here to help you prepare in one category every thirty days so that you will make progress monthly and feel ready by the end of the year.
Our first topic, in the next post, will be to Make a Communications Plan. Ready? Let’s get started!