What We Learned About Emergency SANITATION

What We Learned About Emergency SANITATION

7 Day Challenge, Sanitation
This post is part of our 7 Day Challenge RECAP series we promised you last week. Once a week we will be going more in depth on one of the days of the challenge to highlight our learnings, favorite comments from participants, and giving additional information where necessary. What We Learned In past years' challenges we have practiced full days with no water. It definitely takes a lot more water to cook, clean dishes, wash yourself, etc. then you would think. The 1 gallon per person per day is NOT enough for proper hygiene. This year we wanted to focus on the sanitation aspect of things because last year we wasted TONS of water flushing our precious stored water. We knew there had to be a better way. This year…
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Emergency Sanitation Kits {FREE HANDOUT}

Emergency Sanitation Kits {FREE HANDOUT}

Sanitation
What causes even more danger than an actual natural disaster? Improper sanitation practices being followed in the aftermath of the emergency situation. The Red Cross has said that sanitation is the biggest problem after a natural disaster. If you have improper sanitation, disease spreads quickly and many will have diarrhea and other illnesses. Cleanliness is vital in emergencies. We recently asked for people to submit ideas of emergency situations to use for our upcoming 7 Day Challenge (you can still submit ideas and enter for a chance to win one of our binders!). Several of the submissions touched on some basic sanitation issues and we thought this would be a great time to touch on this topic in a little more detail. (YES THAT IS A HINT THAT THIS MAY…
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