How To Make an Emergency Supply Kit for Your Home or Work
We never want to think of the worst case scenario. However sometimes peace of mind comes from being prepared, and knowing that you and your family can survive in the event of an emergency such as a natural disaster. After an emergency, you may need to survive on your own for a period of time without relying on grocery stores or other modern conveniences. Being prepared entails having enough supplies for everyone in your household to last several days on end. A disaster kit is a collection of supplies you may need in an emergency. We recommend every household create one of these just in case. You will be thankful that you are prepared for anything. 

 

Be sure to stock your emergency kit with all the vital necessities.

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Water - One gallon per person, per day (3-day supply for evacuation, 2-week supply for home)

 Non perishable, easy to prepare items (3-day Supply for evacuation, 2 week supply for home)

 Can Opener (if kit includes canned food) 

✓ Flashlight

✓ Battery Powered or Hand cranked radio

✓ Extra Batteries

✓ First Aid Kit

✓ Medications (7 day supply)

✓ Multi-Tool

✓ Sanitation and Personal Hygiene items (Including Toilet paper)

✓ Copies of Personal documents (Example: Birth Certificates, SSCards, Passports, Proof of Address, Insurance Policies)

✓ Cell Phone with Charges

✓ Family and emergency Contact Information

✓ Cash

✓ Emergency Blanket

✓ Map Of The Area

 

Consider The Needs of your Family and Add Additional Supplies as needed, some common ones include:

✓ Medical supplies (hearing aids with extra batteries, glasses, contact lenses, syringes, etc)

✓ Baby supplies (bottles, formula, baby food, diapers)

✓ Games and activities for children

✓ Pet supplies (collar, leash, ID, food, carrier, bowl)

✓ Two-way radios

✓ Extra set of car keys and house keys


 
Other supplies to keep at home or in your survival kit based on the types of disasters common to your area:


✓ Whistle

✓ N95 or surgical masks

✓ Matches

✓ Rain gear (Poncho)

✓ Towels

✓ Work gloves

✓ Tools/supplies for securing your home

✓ Extra clothing, hat and sturdy shoes

✓ Plastic sheeting

✓ Duct tape

✓ Scissors

✓ Household liquid bleach

✓ Entertainment items

✓ Blankets or sleeping bags

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