Tools and Vegetables for an Earthquake Survival Kit or Hurricane Survival Kit

I’ve been working on my survival kit list for both an earthquake survival kit and hurricane survival kit for almost two years now. My strategy has been to create and then update a survival kit list from my ongoing research, adding an item from my survival kit list to my survival kit each month. It’s a fascinating process and one that I find that I enjoy very much. Not only am I exposed to some very creative thinking and ideas, I also get a feeling of satisfaction that I’m more prepared than I was and that I’m doing the right thing for my family. I don’t know if I’ll ever need an earthquake survival kit or a hurricane survival kit, but if I do, I’ll certainly be ready!

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Earthquake Survival Kit Essential Tool

Black Annihilator Tool for Earthquake Survival Kit
Annihilator Tool for Earthquake Survival Kit

I found this tool, the Annihilator Utility and Wrecking Bar, on one of the online boards I read and thought it would make an excellent addition to my earthquake survival kit. I added it to my survival kit list several months ago and then when it came up in the queue, I purchased it on Amazon. Actually, I think it’s more properly a tool for construction or demolition but it made me realize that I don’t have a sufficient amount of construction or demolition tools in my survival kit list or hurricane survival kit.

 

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Hurricane Survival Kit Storage

Blue Containers on Brown Shelves Disaster Survival Kit is a Disaster
Disaster Survival Kit is a Disaster

My survival kit storage area where I keep all of my supplies for my earthquake survival kit is a mess. This is what happens as things slip down the list of importance. While I’m regimented enough to make regular additions to my hurricane survival kit from my survival kit list, I frequently just pony that item down to the basement and set it on a table – to be dealt with later. Even my survival kit backpack for my earthquake survival kit is hard to find! Well, that ends up being a mess and actually defeats the purpose of having a ready to use earthquake survival kit. That’s going to get cleaned up!

 

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Survival Kit List Seed Package Test

Green Fresh Vegetables in Brown Raised Bed Garden for Hurricane Survival Kit
Fresh Vegetables for Hurricane Survival Kit

I’ve been experimenting with a survival kit seed package to see how effective they are. I’m not sure how a seed package might help an earthquake survival kit but for long term emergency or disaster planning it makes a lot of sense. At any rate, I’m reluctant to include something on my survival kit list that has not been tested so I used a few of the seeds in the survival kit seed package to plant a raised bed garden. For the most part, the major plants are doing fine. Don’t be fooled by the very large tomatoes – I didn’t use seeds for those – I bought those plants. The minor plants, those that are more comfort-oriented than protein-oriented are not doing so well. In my opinion, that’s OK as I doubt that I’d want to waste time with lettuce and chives when my family needed protein and carbohydrates. Very much a nice-to-have instead of a need-to-have on your survival kit list.

Summary of Tools and Vegetables for an Earthquake Survival Kit or Hurricane Survival Kit

I found that my construction and demolition tools were pretty sparse on my survival kit list for an earthquake survival kit and have started to put some focus into those. My staging and storage area for my hurricane survival kit was a complete mess and that needs to be cleaned up. My trial of survival kit seed packages is going well – especially for the need-to-have plants in my survival kit list for an earthquake survival kit.

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