Clean up after a disaster can be a nightmare as you rummage through a lifetime of memories now dirty and soggy. Don’t give up. All is not lost and many treasures can be saved if you follow proper procedures. If you are heading out to help those who have suffered the flooding of their home please study these tips before you leave.
More Preparedness Features
Meridian ran a contest where we were giving away more than $1,000 in premium, delicious, freeze-dried, twenty-five-year shelf life food storage from Thrive Life. Did you win? Will you be the one that is adding to your food storage in a major way this month? Click through to find out.
Since power outages are the most common of all disaster and the one most of us will face one at one time or another, let’s take a look at a great food preparation options.
The past two weeks have been very challenging to those living in California with heavy rains and high winds. More than 200,000 have been evacuated from their homes and floods, levee breaks and power outages continue with more forecast for the next few days and even weeks. We are therefore changing our focus from power outages and concentrating on evacuations.
Food in a full freezer will stay frozen about two days. Food in a freezer that is only half full may stay frozen only one day. It's facts like these that will help you know what to keep and what to toss after a power outage.