# Go bag
Maintaining Calm Amid Chaos: Families Pack ‘Go Bags’ to be Ready for Natural Disasters
(Note: I am not sponsored or compensated in any way for this article.) Anchorage resident Heather Foyer never worried about wildfires affecting her home near Dowling and Elmore roads. That changed on July 2, 2019, when a nearby wildfire prompted Foyer and her roommate to evacuate.
Maintaining Calm Amid Chaos: Venice Family Keeps 'Go Bags' Ready for When Disaster Strikes
Venice residents Eric & Brooke Marsh keep their "Go Bags" ready for when natural disasters strike(Jehovah's Witnesses US Branch) “That was unearthly. It was like being on the moon,” said Venice resident Eric Marsh, reflecting on the devastation he observed firsthand after Hurricane Katrina struck the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans in August of 2005.