Hard copy maps for preparedness are an item that many people may not even consider that could save your life. If you need to evacuate, you can plot alternate routes to avoid congestion and problem areas. If you need to hunker down in place, you can mark local resources and friends and neighbors, as well as high risk areas. This post outlines map suggestions that can help keep your family safe and stocked in case of emergency, and provided for as you build your food and preparedness stores. We recommend hard copy maps because the power is often out during emergencies and certain emergencies such as solar flares or EMP pulses will disrupt electronic equipment….