emergency preparedness acronyms to know

Here are some acronyms that you may see when learning about preparedness on sites other than FEMA or Red Cross. I found this list of emergency preparedness acronyms to be especially useful when reading books on the subject, wether fiction or non fiction.

BI: Bug In
BO: Bug Out
BOB: Bug Out Bag
BOL: Bug Out Location
BoV or BOV: Bug-out Vehicle. Synonymous with G.O.O.D. (Get Out Of Dodge) Vehicle
EDC: Every Day Carry
EMP: Electromagnetic Pulse
GHB: Get Home Bag
Grid Down: An extended period of time when the power grid is non-functional
KI: Potassium Iodide
MSRA: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (bacteria)
Op Sec: Operational Security
POTUS: President Of The United States
Preps: What you have prepared and put up for an emergency
PSHTF: Post Stuff Hits The Fan
SHTF: Stuff Hits The Fan
TEOTWAKI: The End Of The World As We Know It
WTSHTF: When The Stuff Hits The Fan
WROL: Without Rule of Law

5 Level of Preparedness
Acronyms
Apps
Bug Out or Bug In
Communications
Cooking
Family Plan
Farm Animals
First Aide
Food
Got Power
Got Shelter?
Kids or No Kids
Op Sec
Practice What You Preach~Power Outage Practice
Resources
Sanitation
Skills to Have
Tools
Urban vs Rural
Water

Mama Kautz31 Days of Emergency PreparednessChristian LivingPreppingHere are some acronyms that you may see when learning about preparedness on sites other than FEMA or Red Cross. I found this list of emergency preparedness acronyms to be especially useful when reading books on the subject, wether fiction or non fiction. BI: Bug In BO: Bug Out BOB: Bug Out...