Prepping used to be a term that brought up images of paranoid people locked in military-style camps with watchtowers and guns pointing out.
It means that you accept that a disaster could strike. It means taking responsibility for your own safety and security and that of your family. It means being active in the face of disaster instead of passive.
It isn’t enough to stockpile water (though this is a good start). You must also know how to purify water that might be contaminated.
Beginner preppers can start by stockpiling non-perishable food items, such as canned goods and cereals. Like your water supply, you should aim for a 30-day supply.
How will you go to the bathroom when there is no plumbing? How will you stay clean without a running faucet and soap? How will you light your home without electricity?
This is especially important for preppers with families. You need to come up with a clear plan about what to do during a disaster or emergency situation.
A straightforward thing you can do to help you through a disaster is to build a survival kit. Bear in mind that you need to build different types of survival kits.