No one wants to be a victim of a fire, flood, or identity theft, but disasters are unpredictable and it’s important to be prepared in case one does happen.

I have lived through two major hurricanes (a few tropical storms) in my lifetime. Although there was some damage to my house, I managed to survive because I took the proper precautions. I evacuated when necessary, I secured my home, I stocked up on food, water, fuel, and batteries, and I stored my important documents and prized possessions in a safe.

SentrySafe has reliable products that will help your family survive a disaster. Over the next few weeks, SentrySafe will be highlighting Disaster Preparedness to help consumers protect themselves and their homes from unforeseen harm. TO get started, read the Top 20 Tips to Get Ready for Any Disaster or you can get additional disaster preparedness information and see their products in action on the SentrySafe YouTube Channel.

To help keep your family’s valuables safeI’d like to offer one Mocha Dad reader a chance to win a SentrySafe Big Bolts Combination Fire Safe –SFW123CS. Now with 60% bigger bolts and a pry-resistant hinge bar, the Big Bolts safe provides additional security while maintaining the same great standards in fire and water protection.  Improvements to the mechanical combination lock such as audible feedback make accessing your important documents and valuables easier than ever.  Features such as a key rack, door tray and multi-position shelf help keep items organized during storage.

To enter the giveaway, answer the following question:

How does your family prepare for a disaster?

Additional Entries (These entries will be counted only after the required entry has been submitted)

Mocha Dad’s “SentrySafe Disaster Preparedness Giveaway” starts on Friday, October 12, 2012 and ends Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 11:59 a.m. (CST), and is open to all Mocha Dad readers, subscribers, and/or fans in the continental U.S. No purchase required. Relatives and employees of Mocha Dad Media are not eligible to win. You are also ineligible if you’ve won a prize from this blog within the past 30 days. One (1) winners will be chosen via Random.org and announced soon after the ending date. You must leave your contact information to collect your prize. If a winner does not respond within 3 days, a new winner will be chosen. Disclosure of Material Connection: I received compensation and/or one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. All opinions are my own.