More Than Half of Americans Are Unprepared For Emergencies, But I Changed That With 1 Purchase
More than 60 percent of Americans have no emergency plan. Yet with natural disasters happening more frequently, and with bigger impact, having a plan is paramount. Our current public health crisis – in which our entire nation is under a weeks-long state of emergency while the coronavirus continues to spread – served as a wake-up call for my family that we can no longer assume everything is simply going to be OK. We need to take action to make sure it will be.
Judy does more than sell ready-made first-aid bags. It arms you with actionable next steps to be prepared for any disaster.
Enter Judy. The bright-orange emergency preparedness brand launched just two weeks before the current pandemic made its way to the US, and it offers customised kits for whatever your personal needs are (do you want a waterproof bag you can grab in an evacuation or a fully-loaded safe you can hunker down with at home?), whatever your family size is (are you solo, do you have a partner, or are you a family of four?) and whatever your likely disaster scenario will be (are you in a region with earthquakes or tornados or flash floods?).
I, for one, opted for the comprehensive Judy Safe ($250), and although a wave of calm washed over me when it arrived at my doorstep, I haven't had to crack it open yet. Surprisingly, though, I've already put it to good use.
That's because Judy – the first digitally connected emergency kit – does more than sell ready-made first-aid bags. It arms you with actionable next steps to be prepared and offers real-time information, for free, whether you've bought one of its products or not.