Is Your Emergency Kit Ready?

Disaster Supply Kit
It is recommended to have enough supplies for a minimum of 72 hours.

Food and Water:

 

  • Water: At least one (1) gallon per person per day for three-days, for drinking and sanitation
  • Ready to eat canned fruit, vegetable, soup and meats
  • Canned juices & milk
  • High-energy foods such as peanut butter, crackers, and granola bars
  • "Comfort-stress" foods -- cookies, hard candies, sweetened cereals, instant coffee and tea bags
  • Non-electric can opener
  • Disposable paper cups, plates, bowls and plastic utensils
  • Sugar, salt, and pepper
  • Food for infants, such as canned formula, etc.
 

Tools and Supplies:

 

  • Battery operated radio, flashlight & extra batteries
  • Whistle to signal for help
  • First Aid Kit: Capable of handling minor cuts, burns, and wounds.
  • Fire extinguisher (ABC type)
  • Dust mask to help filter contaminated air and plastic
  • Mess kits (pots and pans and cooking utensils)
  • Sunscreen, non-prescription drugs, aspirin, anti-diarrhea, antacid etc.
  • Towelettes
  • Toilet paper
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Towelettes
  • Feminine supplies
  • Disinfectant
  • Pliers, tape, and compass
  • Plastic Sheeting / Tarps
  • Matches in a waterproof container
  • Plastic garbage bags/ties
  • Aluminum foil, plastic storage containers
  • Garbage bags and ties
  • Plastic bucket w/lid
  • Map of the area (for locating shelters)
  • Chlorine bleach
  • Soap, liquid detergent 
  • Cash or traveler's checks
  • Paper, pencil, needles, and thread
  • Games and books for kid
  • Cell phone with chargers, inverter or solar charger
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Clothing and Bedding:

 

  • Sturdy shoes or work boots
  • Hat and gloves
  • Rain gear;
  • Thermal underwear
  • Blankets or sleeping bags
  • Sunglasses
     

    Important Family Documents:

     

    • Will, insurance policies, contracts, deeds, stocks, and bonds
    • Passports
    • Social security cards
    • Immunization records
    • Bank account numbers, credit card account numbers, and companies
    • Inventory of valuable household goods,
    • Important telephone numbers
    • Family records (birth, marriage, death certificates)
     

    Pet Supply Kit:

     

    • Food and Water for 72 hours
    • Medicine / Medical Record
    • Collar with ID tag
    • Harness or leash
    • Crate of other pet carrier
    • Familiar items (toys, treats, & bedding)
    • Picture of you and your pet for identification purposes
    • Make sure microchip information is updated / Consider placing a microchip