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Disaster Supply Kit

After developing a family plan, put together a disaster supply kit that includes everything you will need for a short period of time.

Disaster Supply Kit

  • Water - at least 1 gallon daily per person for 3 to 7 days
  • Food - at least enough for 3 to 7 days
    - non-perishable packaged or canned food / juices
    - foods for infants or the elderly
    - snack foods
    - non-electric can opener
    - cooking tools / fuel 
    - paper plates / plastic utensils
  • Blankets / Pillows, etc.
  • Clothing - seasonal / rain gear/ sturdy shoes
  • First Aid Kit / Medicines / Prescription Drugs
  • Special Items - for babies and the elderly
  • Toiletries / Hygiene items / Moisture wipes
  • Flashlight / Batteries
  • Radio - Battery operated and NOAA weather radio
  • Cash - Banks and ATMs may not be open or available for extended periods.
  • Keys
  • Toys, Books and Games
  • Important documents - in a waterproof container
     - insurance, medical records, bank account numbers, Social Security card, etc.
  • Tools - keep a set with you during the storm
  • Vehicle fuel tanks filled
  • Pet care items
     - proper identification / immunization records / medications
    - ample supply of food and water
    - a carrier or cage
    - muzzle and leash
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