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Spring cleaning? Don’t forget this

By: NewsCanada

Spring cleaning? Don’t forget this

Tags: Spring Cleaning, Emergency Kit, Declutter

(NC) Spring is the time when we declutter our homes, deciding what to keep or throw out, and organizing them accordingly. But don’t toss your manual can opener or your old clothes just yet. As you’re sorting through your things, it’s a smart idea to know what goes into an emergency kit and start putting one together.

Here are some things that go into a kit, so you can easily set it aside when you find it:

Make your emergency kit portable by keeping it in a backpack or roller suitcase. You can even make little backpacks for each of the kids with their clothes and some non-electronic activities they can do if the power is out.

Find more information at Canada.ca/emergency-preparedness-week.