The "All Seasons" Approach

The "All Seasons" Approach.  How are you when it comes to the expected unexpected storms?  Do you have the basic supplies at home, work and in your car?

___ Three-day supply of food and water

___ Flashlight and extra batteries

___ Emergency Charger for mobile devices

___ Battery powered or hand crank radio

___ First Aid Kit

___ Prescription medicines, infant formulas and other necessary individual items

___ Extra blankets

___ Shelter

In vehicle:

___  Food and water

___ Blankets (include space blankets)

___ Portable mobile phone charger

___ Flashlight and batteries

___ First Aid Kit

___ Jumper Cables

___ Sand or Cat Litter (for traction)

Always include items that you find to be useful to have for those "just in case situations."


Kansas Weather web site has some more additions:

  • Be sure to check out the links toward the bottom of each page, there's some additional resources available worth checking.


Some have asked; what is ALERTradio ERC?  Here is the ALERTradio ERC mission statement:

ALERTradio ERC has the following purpose:
  • To provide reliable communications for public safety;

  • To be a resource for obtaining information and training in;
      • Communications
      • Emergency Management
      • Preparedness and Technical Response
  • To be a resource for gathering critical information prior, during and after an emergency;
  • To be better informed through training and experience;

ALERT = Advance Level Emergency Response Technology
radio = a communications resource for delivery of critical information.
ERC = Emergency Response Communications


Technology resources for public safety.  It's all about being ready.