Survey: Most not prepared for disaster

An Indiana Department of Homeland Security survey found that a majority of state residents aren't prepared to survive on their own in the aftermath of a tornado, blizzard or other disaster. The department surveyed 2,500 people and found that more than half didn't have at least three days' worth of food and water on hand in case of a disaster. More than half also didn't have other items recommended for a preparedness kit, including flashlights, extra batteries, first-aid supplies and extra pet supplies.

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