You never know when an emergency will present itself — from hurricanes to power outages, it's always good to be prepared. Make sure you're ready for anything by packing a go-bag, which contains all the basics you'll need to survive during a natural disaster or other emergency.More
Stocking up on water and food is a top priority — check out this list of nonperishable and easy-to-carry healthy foods to keep you nourished during a big storm. The average person needs 1 gallon of water a day, so it's wise to have at least 3 gallons per person in your house.
A flashlight, radio and extra batteries for both are go-bag essentials. If you can find a hand-crank flashlight and radio, that's even better, because they will work even if you run out of batteries.