Are You Prepared for a Zombie Apocalypse

Monday, April 16, 2012 |

Get A Kit,    Make A Plan, Be Prepared. emergency.cdc.govThe Los Angeles Fire Department along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say there are all kinds of emergencies out there that we can prepare for. Take a zombie apocalypse for example. That’s right, we said z-o-m-b-i-e a-p-o-c-a-l-y-p-s-e. You may laugh now, but when it happens you’ll be happy you read this, and hey, maybe you’ll even learn a thing or two about how to prepare for a real emergency.

“How do I prepare for a zombie apocalypse?” Well, we’re here to answer that question for you, and hopefully share a few tips about preparing for any emergency!

  • Water (1 gallon per person per day)
  • Food (stock up on non-perishable items that you eat regularly)
  • Medications (this includes prescription and non-prescription meds)
  • Tools and Supplies (utility knife, duct tape, battery powered radio, etc.)
  • Sanitation and Hygiene (household bleach, soap, towels, etc.)
  • Clothing and Bedding (a change of clothes for each family member and blankets)
  • Important documents (copies of your driver’s license, passport, and birth certificate to name a few)
  • First Aid supplies (although you’re a goner if a zombie bites you, you can use these supplies to treat basic cuts and lacerations that you might get during an earthquake)
If your equipped to deal with a zombie apocalypse, you are prepared for a pandemic, earthquake, or terrorist attack. It can be tough to get people thinking about emergency preparedness before disaster strikes, so we hope this entertaining attempt got your attention.

Get a kit, make a plan, and be prepared!

Submitted by Erik Scott, Spokesman
Los Angeles Fire Department


Anonymous said...

Very clever!

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