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Emergency preparedness supplies kit

Emergency preparedness supplies kit.

Household Disaster Supplies Kit
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Wrenches to turn off gas and water supplies
  • Sturdy work gloves and protective goggles
  • Heavy duty plastic bags for waste, and to serve as tarps, rain ponchos, and other uses
  • Portable radio with extra batteries
  • Additional flashlights or light sticks
  • Drinking water (minimum one gallon per person, per day) = 3 gallons per person
  • Canned and packaged foods
  • Manual can opener
  • First aid kit and handbook
  • Charcoal or gas grill for outdoor cooking and matches if needed
  • Cooking utensils, including a manual can opener
  • Pet food and pet restraints
  • Comfortable, warm clothing including extra socks
  • Blankets or sleeping bags, and perhaps even a tent

Duct tape
  • Copies of vital documents such as insurance policies
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Sealable plastic bags
  • Essential medications
Use and replace perishable items like water, food, medications, first aid items, and batteries on a yearly basis.

Personal Disaster Supplies Kits
  • Medications, prescriptions list, copy of medical card, doctor’s name and contact information
  • Medical consent forms for dependents
  • First aid kit and handbook
  • Examination gloves (non-latex)
  • Dust mask
  • Spare eyeglasses or contact lenses and cleaning solution
  • Whistle (to alert rescuers to your location)
  • Sturdy shoes
  • Emergency cash (small bills and coins)
  • Road maps
  • List of emergency out-of-state contact phone numbers
  • Non-perishable food and snack foods, high in water and calories
  • Manual can opener
  • Working flashlight with extra batteries and light bulbs, or lightsticks
  • Personal hygiene supplies
  • Pre-moistened towelettes
  • Comfort items such as games, crayons, writing materials, teddy bears
  • Toiletries and special provisions you need for yourself and others in your family including elderly, disabled, small children, and animals.
  • Sealable plastic bags
  • Extra clothes
  • Copies of personal identification (driver’s license, work identification card, etc.)

Pet Disaster Supplies Kit
  • Medications and medical records (stored in a waterproof container)
  • First aid kit
  • Sturdy leashes, harnesses, and/or carriers to transport pets safely and ensure that your animals can’t escape
  • Current photos of your pets in case they get lost
  • Food, potable water, bowls, cat litter/pan
  • Information on feeding schedules, medical conditions, behavior problems, and the name and number of your veterinarian in case you have to foster or board your pets
  • Pet beds and toys, if easily transportable