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Emergency preparedness supplies to pack

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image"><img src="http://cdn.abclocal.go.com/assets/news/kabc/images/logos/origin.png" alt="KABC"></div><span class="caption-text origin-image"><p>Chris Wharton, an American-trained firefighter who was sent to Japan to save lives days after the 2011 7.9-magnitude earthquake, decided to make it his mission to teach people what simple things can really help save lives in an emergency situation. He founded a company called Basecamp Expeditions, giving lectures on innovative survival techniques.</p></span></div>
March 30, 2012 4:37:10 AM PDT