If you find it difficult to set aside time to prepare for emergencies, you’re not alone. Public surveys list “lack of time” as the primary reason people cite for not taking steps to prepare themselves and their families for a major emergency.
Rather than viewing emergency preparedness as an insurmountable task, consider what you could accomplish in just 5 minutes. Below is a list of recommendations from our Take 5 to Survive project list. Make it a team effort and involve your family. Once you meet your goal, celebrate for being prepared for the emergencies ahead!