Get prepared now for future emergencies

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 After the recent wildfires ripped through our community, I mentioned to my husband that I didn’t want to let too much time go by before we debriefed on what we did right and wrong when we evacuated.
I wanted this natural disaster— the first my husband and I have really experienced since moving to California 25 years ago—to become a teachable moment for us.
I began by creating a list of things I would take if we were evacuated again. I didn’t do too badly during the recent fires. I was able...

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