We never want to think about the possibility that a natural disaster or other devastating event could occur near us. The truth is that no matter where you live in the world, there's a potential for some type of natural disaster or unforeseen event to cause panic and destruction. Fortunately, thanks to technology, we can know when certain events might happen, such as a hurricane, which gives us some time to prepare. But that's not always the case.
As a result, a stockpile provides you with emergency preparedness and safety. While FEMA aims to mitigate any fallout from a disaster, they may be unable to reach you (at least for a certain period of time) due to the aftermath of that disaster. Yes, food and water are clearly important members of a stockpile list, but what about other items? It's easy to get carried away when trying to stockpile. You might think through every possible scenario to learn what items you could potentially need. FEMA has dealt with all types of unexpected events and narrows down the list for us.
To see which items FEMA recommends that we stockpile, continue reading!