@calabama71- Unfortunately, when it comes to devastating events such as tornadoes, survival kits do not always help. However, in many severe weather situations, thousands of people can end up with no power. They can also be possibly trapped in their homes due to downed trees, etc. This is also a huge problem with snowstorms and blizzards. It is essential to have some type of survival gear in your home for times such as these.
One thing that is very helpful is to have a survival gear checklist. Your checklist may be different from others depending on where you live. If you live in the northeastern part of the United States, you would definitely want to make sure that you have enough food, water, blankets, and another source of heat. If you lived in the southeastern part of the United States, you would focus more on hurricane supplies.