You never know when a natural disaster will strike your family’s home. When I was just eleven our family suffered a house fire which destroyed almost all our possessions. Some family photos and heirlooms survived, but still smell of smoke to this day. You may have seen the recent images of the wild fires that swept California last year. Your hearts probably go out to the victims of these disasters. You may have even questioned whether you are ready for such a natural disaster yourself.
When creating a plan for your family if a natural disaster does strike, you should include in that plan a section for how to protect your important papers. I have, and I have mentioned a few methods that you may use to protect your family’s important documents, should a natural disaster effect your family.
Physical safety is paramount when you are during a natural disaster or emergency, but when you are planning it is good to plan for all contingencies and protecting your family’s documents should be a part of that plan.