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What a great way to spice up your essential food staples in your emergency kit! With National Preparedness Month ending soon, have you made sure you and your family are better prepared for any emergency or disaster that could occur? If not, it’s not too late! Be #RedCrossReady! Get a Kit, Make a Plan, and Be Informed! Need help? Look no further! http://www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family
Post by: Kim Stephens
As National Preparedness Month comes to a close I had an opportunity to check in on the Emergency Kit Cook-Off Contest, sponsored by Arizona State Division of Emergency Management. My mission: Determine the recipe required to cook up a great preparedness campaign (insert canned laughter here).
For those of you who have not heard of their contest, they describe it to potential participants on the cook-off website as follows:
The Emergency Kit Cook-Off is a participatory preparedness activity inspired by the nonperishable contents of a 72-hour emergency food kit. The Kit Cook-Off encourages play with preparedness principles. More to the point, the Kit Cook-Off challenges you to find creative use for the three day’s worth of food and potable water that you squirreled away for the family in case of an emergency. So take a look in your pantry and get cooking.
The website includes multiple…
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