Here is a wonderful gift idea to go along with an easy way to get your safety kit together – one item at a time, once a week. This is ’10 essentials items for your home emergency kit’ continued…(Items 1 & 2: Water and Food, 3: Documents, 4: Clothes, 5: Flashlight, 6: First Aid Kit)
Item 7: Self Powered Emergency Radio. There are many of these available, the simplest give you short wave radio at the crank of the wind up handle, fancier versions have flash lights, am-fm-weather channels, alarms clocks and let you charge small electronic devices (iphone!). Here’s a sampling. Be safe!