posted by Joel Kight in Food / Wine

Survival foods to eat during a natural disaster

October 29, 2012

I know all our thoughts and prayers are with our neighbors in the northeast part of the country right now.  Hurricane Sandy is bearing down on the coast and stands to wreak havoc on costal communities and possibly further inland. 

There is a good chance a large number of people will be without power, water and possibly even shelter for some time.

To prepare for such an event, residents need to be aware of what types of supplies they will need, especially food and water.

According to, it important to stock up on foods that will keep and the most important item, water. 

Here are some recomendations for food that will help during a natural disaster or other emergency:

1. Freeze dried foods

2. Dehydrated foods

3. Bulk grains

4. Canned goods

5. Water

What are some foods and beverages you have stored away in case of a natural disaster?

Have you ever had to live for a long period of time without electricity or water?

Do you think you are prepared for a national emergency or a natural disaster? I know I'm not.  

Do you have any advice for ways to store food for such an event?


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