While you are reading and thinking about recent disasters, think about the lack of preparedness and how disaster planning may have saved many lives.  Think about the community you live in.   How prepared are you for a disaster? What can/should you do to make sure you are prepared?  When you are thinking about preparedness, think about marketing.  How would you market preparedness to the public?  What would you do to make the idea of preparedness go “viral?”

More importantly, who is important to you?  Are they prepared if a disaster strikes?  Are you prepared so that you can survive a disaster and therefore be there to assist those that are depending on you?  While you are contemplating whether you should prepare, or when you will “take the time” to prepare, think about those that depend on you and think about what you would do if they were lost in a disaster, or what they would do if you were.