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May 31st, 2011, 10:28 AM
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for a natural disaster?

Since the Joplin disaster hit a little to close to home this question has been weighing heavily on my mind.
I'm not nearly as prepared as I should be and I've been through a tornado once already. You'd think I would have learned my lesson. But until last week I had gotten to relaxed and went back to thinking "oh, it won't happen again". Not smart! So I've been gathering supplies for my emergency kit.
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May 31st, 2011, 01:39 PM
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Not at all prepared.
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May 31st, 2011, 04:19 PM
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last year we had a 7.4 eartquake and hundreds since then so we have an emergency pack ready with everything we could think of
i do need to update it soon for clothes since im pregnant and wasnt then though
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May 31st, 2011, 09:53 PM
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I think we're pretty prepared here, we've got enough food to live off of for a month at least, same with water since we have a well, and likely the thing we need most would be gas for our generator which would run the house--we aren't threatened by anything where I live, really
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June 1st, 2011, 01:56 PM
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We don't have anything prepared at all. I guess in my mind I think the same thing, that it just wont happen. There was a very small tornado last year, only enough to turn over a small camping trailer and the four people inside were not injured. Before that the last tornado in Sheboygan here was in 1873.
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