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Unless your head has been buried deeply in the sand, you’re increasingly aware of potential disasters that may affect us here in the Northwest. Examples abound: a Cascadia subduction earthquake event, a virulent pandemic flu outbreak, or even, heaven help us, a missile strike from south Asia. You have probably thought about how to prepare for such an event, how to safeguard yourself and your family for an initial period of a few days to a month when power and communications could be out, and emergency services would be, temporarily at least, unable to keep up with public demand. But to be prepared seems overwhelming. So approach the task in “bite-sized” steps.