How much should people prepare for disasters on an individual level?
Asked at Massachusetts Street on November 7, 2005
“I don’t think we need to worry that much in Kansas. Besides tornados, there really isn’t much to prepare for.”
“They should keep a flashlight with batteries, a first aid kit, some canned goods and maybe a plan to evacuate.”
“I think they would need at least a battery-powered radio. It wouldn’t hurt to have some extra drinking water, but it depends what the disaster is.”
“Live somewhere with a basement. That’s the most important thing to do in Kansas. You should also make sure you have adequate disaster insurance.”