Typhoons Rolly and Ulysses and other tropical cyclones in the past should’ve served enough message that it’s essential to be prepared in times of emergencies.

Make your home equipped with technologies that would prove handy in any unprecedented situations next year. Here are our top suggestions that you can easily buy online:

Backup Smartphone

Lifestyle - Rover 2 Specs – Cherrymobile

A smartphone is essential to the point it can save your life in times of crisis. Having an extra smartphone at home specifically for emergencies provides you leverage due to its functionalities.

Make sure your backup smartphone has emergency-response apps, built-in flashlight, and radio, among others. Picking a rugged model as an emergency smartphone, such as the Cherry Mobile Rover 2, is a plus.

Water Purifier/Filter

Lifetime LWF02AK CERTIFIED WATER QUALITY ORIGINAL Dual stage water filter  (White) | Lazada PH

Water purifier or filter allows you to fill up your water storage containers as you please for drinking and washing purposes whenever water is cut down.

The Lifetime LWF02AK or Eureka BFWP-5S are some of the available options that can save you from the hassle and cost of buying drinkable water in emergency situations.

2-in-1 Power Bank and Charger

Anker | PowerCore Fusion

But what about if the power source is also down? Hybrid chargers that act as a powerbank and a wall charger become much more valuable when you needed them the most to juice up your devices. Anker PowerCore Fusion is the perfect model to buy as your emergency charger.

Car charger 

Anker | PowerDrive 2 Ports & 3ft Lightning to USB Cable

Emergencies await no one. Crises can happen anytime, especially while you’re on the road. The Anker PowerDrive would serve you well to power up your much-needed devices in distressing situations.