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Checklist: 20 Days to Ready

20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Complete the 20 tasks on the list below, and you’ll be more ready (for just about anything) in a few short weeks. Click the plus signs next… Allstate https://i0.wp.com/blog.allstate.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/20-days-to-ready.jpg?fit=220%2C162&ssl=1

20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes.

Complete the 20 tasks on the list below, and you’ll be more ready (for just about anything) in a few short weeks. Click the plus signs next to each task and follow the links provided for more information on each item.

20 Days to Ready

Day 1: Back Up Your Docs

Back up your important documents. Click here for tips on how to get started.

Day 2: Create a Home Inventory

Catalog your personal belongings.

Day 3: Put Detectors on Duty

Test your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

Day 4: Learn How to Turn It Off

Locate your utility shutoffs.

Day 5: Grab Emergency Grub

Put together an emergency food supply.

Day 6: Keep Water on Tap for Everyone

Gather an emergency water supply.

Day 7: Get a Guiding Light

Get flashlights in place in case of a blackout.

Day 8: Find a Radio for Any Scenario

Consider getting a battery-powered or hand-crank radio.

Day 9: Fix Up a First Aid Kit

Some tips on what to include in a first aid kit.

Day 10: Organize Emergency Contacts

Make emergency contact lists.

Day 11: Consider a Corded Phone

Make a backup plan for your phone.

Day 12: Arrange to Stay Connected

Create a family communication plan.

Day 13: Learn Life-Saving Skills

Sign up for CPR and first aid classes.

Day 14: Decode the Weather

Brush up on weather watches and warnings.

Day 15: Select Your Safe Space

Designate a room to use as a storm shelter.

Day 16: Plan Two Ways Out

Make a home escape plan.

Day 17: Know Where They’ll Be

Pick an emergency meeting spot.

Day 18: Quiz Your Kids’ School

Ask about emergency plans at your children’s school.

Day 19: Map Out Your Route

Make an evacuation plan.

Day 20: Don’t Forget Your Pets

Make a pet preparedness plan.

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