Understanding the purpose behind a “get home bag” or “bug out bag” will help you decide what to include and why.
In this video, SensiblePrepper emphasizes the reasons why you should have such a bag ready at all times with several worthwhile examples.
He also briefly discusses items to include–medical items and self defense–especially the medical supplies which can be useful for helping others who have been injured after a disaster.
Clearly, there are many potential reasons why such a bag could be useful, including a personal SHTF situation, environmental disasters (e.g., tornadoes or blizzards), riots, and more.
Here’s why you need to have a get home bag or bug out bag ready…