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Your RED book: Step 2 – A Meeting Point, Maps & Routes

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You’ve gotten your list of contacts together for your RED book now. Remember to keep them updated with current cell phone numbers, addresses from a move and new family additions. It’s time to move on to a tactical plan. download of hereafter movie Pick at least one meeting point for the family to gather if an epic emergency were to strike. More than one (under differing circumstances) is advisable. Set the places and the circumstances so everyone knows when to go where. This can be in your own town if others can get to it (that’s why more than one […]

Your RED Book – Step 1: First Contact

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The very first thing that most families in the USA did when the attack on 9-11 happened was to contact each other. Phone lines were jammed. Information was bottle-necked. Planes were grounded and many were frustrated at trying to contact others in their families. Our kids were younger, and we were outside playing when it all happened, and my husband was working in a neighboring county several miles away. We knew nothing until we came in and found there had been SEVERAL calls left on the voice mail of him trying to get in touch with us. It’s natural in […]

Real Emergency Directions – Your RED book

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Some people say they think clearer in a real emergency. Others are overwhelmed and do more than needed. Still others are frozen by fear and do little to nothing in a real emergency situation. I’ve been in them before and handled them calmly, fine and thought I had done okay. Occasionally looking back, I only *thought* I had done well and in reality, there were many things that, had I been more prepared, I may have done better. We are going to help you, step by step, to build your RED book. What is your RED book? It stands for […]