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Daytime How To Survive A Disaster

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Sandra Millers Younger is the author of a book called "A Fire Outside My Window" based on the true story of how she and her family survived what is still the worst fire in California history, the "Cedars" fire in 2003.  Her story is compelling and she made every mistake.  Hence, she lost her home, but has rebuilt.  Here is some advice on surviving any natural disaster, and as we all know, every part of the country has their own concerns when it comes to storms, fires, floods, etc. 


5 Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Life During a Natural Disaster

 

1. Ignoring red flags 

2. Neglecting critical preparations 

3. Depending on the authorities 

4. Obsessing about "stuff" 

5. Waiting too long to evacuate 

 

Sandra's LIVE Formula to Survive a Natural Disaster

Listen to your gut. If you feel like you're in danger, you probably are.

Inform yourself. Pay attention to the news, weather, scanners.

Value yourself more than your stuff. Don't waste time packing.

Evacuate early. Get out while you still can.

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