Back in the 90s, general preparedness was a normal activity. People were stockpiling food and water in order to be prepared for whatever reason. Nowadays, preparedness is seen as something extreme by the mainstream society. Many people have no idea what it means to be prepared and they fail to understand what it’s all about.
During a disaster, you see people running around looting or begging others for help. They wait for the government to come and rescue them. Many fail to see the harsh reality. The government doesn’t have a plan for them specifically. The authorities have a plan for the masses. This means that some of them will not be lucky enough to get the supplies or medical aid they would need.
When it comes to prepping, it’s all about common sense and about staying informed. Some people say that prepping never stops. I think it’s better to look at the various levels of preparedness rather than being pessimistic about it. Preparedness is not a big mix of buying or hoarding it all. You need to decide what level of preparedness if the best one for your family.
There are four levels of preparedness that people should acknowledge. However, even if you go with one of the preparedness level listed in the article below, you can still be stranded if your home gets damaged or destroyed. As a backup plan you should have a bug out location. You should at least build a network of family and friends who can take you in when disaster strikes.
Read the article below to discover the recommendations and implications for each preparedness level: