Preparing a home emergency closet is so important! Being organized could save your life. I've been reading these kinds of posts for many years; she makes some points under "being organized can prevent.
37 Critical Food Items you need a 3 month supply of, in case of local or national disaster, or food-storage if you lose your job, etc. what a great way to start only worrying about three months and then building from there!
Best Foods to Stockpile for an Emergency: Natural disasters—a flood, hurricane, blizzard—often come with little or no warning. Stocking up now on the right nonperishable food items will help you weather the storm with less stress.