However, disaster and misfortune can strike unannounced at any moment. A natural disaster could hit, the economy could slump into another recession, we could become unemployed, or we could develop health problems.
I firmly believe that we should all acquire and store a reserve of food, water, and other necessary supplies that can sustain us over long periods of time in the event of an emergency.
Some of the more popular providers of such provisions include:
Alternatively you can also obtain many supplies at Amazon.
For additional emergency preparedness and food storage information, see our Emergency Preparedness articles in the Personal Finance section of the site.