Prepping Provo: Chris Blinzinger Prepares Provo City For The Worst

Chris Blinzinger’s job is to prepare for the best and worst case scenarios — and every possibility in between. As the emergency management coordinator for Provo City, he works with the health department, sheriff’s office, governor’s office, national guard, local hospitals, BYU and UVU to prepare Provo City and the surrounding area for emergency situations. […]

10 preparedness tips that have nothing to do with food storage

Words like “preparedness” and “self-reliance” are often considered synonymous with “food storage” — and rightly so. For years, LDS Church leaders have counseled members to increase self-reliance by keeping at least three months’ worth of food on hand, with more long-term food storage as circumstances permit. But there are some preparedness principles that have nothing to do […]

5 self-reliance tips for YSAs

The words “family home storage” and “preparedness” often conjure images of large shelves lined with wheat and canned peaches. But the commandment to be self-reliant applies to everyone, even young single adults with no storage rooms and no canning supplies. The Church’s official counsel to all members is this: “To help care for themselves and their families, […]