Did you know September is National Preparedness Month?
Neither did we, which seems problematic. The annual FEMA-sponsored event aims to educate Americans on how to prepare for emergencies like natural disasters, terrorist attacks, and losing your HBO login. This year, in Obama’s proclamation of National Preparedness Month, he said: “Climate change poses an imminent and lasting threat to our safety and national security, and it is critical that we invest in our infrastructure and integrate the preparedness efforts of our communities.”
True. But the issue at hand is that there are only three days left in September, so you’ve got a lot of prepping to do. Here are a few of our favorite resources:
- The CDC
- In particular, the CDC’s guide to earthquake preparedness
- Selfstorage.com’s “LUXURY DOOMSDAY BUNKERS: 4 SPOTS TO SIT OUT THE APOCALYPSE“
- Hercampus.com’s tips for rushing sororities
- Bear Grylls’ tutorial on how to tie a knot
- WikiHow’s “How to Survive a Divorce”
- Gwyneth Paltrow’s holiday survival guide
- Burning Man’s guide to Burning Man
- Michael Shannon:
- And, Grist’s guide to making it through Election 2016.