(Re-posted courtesy of Gloria Huang at redcrosschat.org)
Did you know that more people feel prepared for a zombie apocalypse than for a tornado? Last week, we asked people on Facebook what they felt most prepared for and the results seemed to suggest that, thanks to movies such as Zombieland and video games like Resident Evil, the public is pretty confident in their ability to deal with the undead.
Okay, so we know that a Facebook poll is not really what you use for reliable results, but I was so glad that we had asked the question. Why? Because I realized that I really haven’t the faintest idea how I would prepare for a zombie apocalypse.
Fearing for my future survivor-turned-zombie-dinner self, I turned to Pinterest to get some inspiration for doomsday prepping.
Little did I know that there was actually a wealth of information and ideas waiting for me on Pinterest boards! In fact, prepping for the zombie apocalypse looks extremely similar to prepping for natural disasters that happen every single year. After browsing for a while, I had to share some of my favorites here on our blog. Click on the images to see the pins and learn more:
1. Emergency kits
These are popular items on Pinterest – and for good reason! The easiest step to take in your preparedness journey.
For more interesting emergency kit ideas, check out what other Pinterest users have pinned.
2. Providing for your basic needs
Water and food are super important – there are lots of tricks out there for people willing to learn how to survive with very little!
3. That stuff you might not think to prepare
There are so many creative ideas on these boards! Lots of little things outside of the necessities that you may not think about.