Episode 132: How To Prepare For A Disaster

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Hurricanes. Earthquakes. Floods. Wildfires. Are you prepared for a disaster? Here are some things you can do.

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With so many natural disasters happening around the world lately, we want you and your family to be prepared. Here are some things you should absolutely do and other things you should try to do to get ready in case disaster strikes. It’s not about being scared, it’s about being prepared!

Episode Links

Aquasana Water Filtration Systems

Aquasana 22-ounce water bottle with filter


Goal Zero Solar Generators

Anker Power Core

Goal Zero Solar-Powered Chargers

Zus Car Charger

Find My Friends app – iOS

Find My Friend app – Android

Google now lets you share your location across iPhone and Android, by Chris Smith – BGR

Millennial children use smartphones to spy on their parents, by Jeremy Binckes – salon

Motorola Walkie Talkies

Cobra Floating Walkie Talkies

Eton Hand-Crank Radios and Chargers

Luci EMRG Solar-Powered Emergency Light

LuminAID Inflatable Lantern

Cobra JumPack XL

Save the Children disaster resource for parents and caregivers

Waterproof backpack

4-Person Deluxe Survival Kit

Car Emergency Kit (deluxe)

Car Emergency Kit (cheap)

Small cooler bag

Emergency survival water pouches

3,600 calorie emergency food bars

Emergency blankets


Stormproof matches

Oxo Good Grips Can Opener

‘The Pianist’

Large first aid kit

Kidde battery-operated carbon monoxide alarm

Flameless candles

Corded phone

About 911 and “disconnected” landlines – Consumer Reports

Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Kit

Disposable cat litter and pans

Southwest Airlines Just Flew A Cabin Full Of Animals Out Of Storm-Hit Houston, by Nina Golgowski – Huffington Post

FEMA app

Ready.gov Make A Plan

How To Save Your Own Life, by Pamela F. Gallin – Reader’s Digest

Twitter Battle of the Museums: first tweet and response

Twitter Battle of the Museums: the rest of the thread

The Science Museum And The Natural History Museum Are Fighting On Twitter, And It’s Amazing, by Robin Andrews – IFLScience

Mighty Purse Smartphone Charing Purse

Almost Ever Senior At This High School Posed For Some Hilariously Intricate Student IDs, by Remy Smidt – BuzzFeed

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