Identify your own level of preparedness should disaster strike in your area. Visit the Red Cross site: http://www.redcross.org/get-help/prepare-for-emergencies/be-red-cross-ready to review details on disaster preparedness kit, plan and information. Discuss your response to this information. Were you surprised at your level of readiness? What steps will you take to prepare yourself and your family for the possibility of disaster? How can you share this information with your community?
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Disasters such as earthquakes, fires, and hurricanes are unplanned occurrences that one can encounter at home, workplace or when doing errands (Veenema et al., 2016). Therefore, people need to have information on how to prepare for disasters in ways that can save their lives as well as the victims. The American Red Cross is an organization that is focused on offering assistance to disaster victims through first aid, clothing, food, and transport to relocate them. Some of its suggestions on how one needs to be prepared if a disaster strikes his or her area include having a survival kit that has water, food, medication, first aid kit, flashlight ……click below to purchase the full answer at $5