In today’s ever-changing world, it seems that we are hearing more and more about disasters around the globe. The frequency appears to be increasing and with that we have to ask ourselves this question: are we ready should a disaster hit us? We here in the Northeast are more than familiar with blizzards, heavy snow, and cold, but are we prepared for a full-blown disaster?
Disaster preparedness is crucial for everyone, regardless of age. It is important to know what to do in case of a natural disaster, such as a hurricane, earthquake, or tornado, events we have been less likely to come in contact with. So, with that in mind in accordance with our role as a responsible retailer and with Ocean State Job Lot’s Mission, Vision, and Values guiding us to help our communities, here are some tips to help you prepare.