Assemble an emergency kit for the house

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Added on May 3, 2012

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  • Water
  • Food—non-perishable, easy-to-prepare items 
  • Flashlight
  • Battery-powered or hand-crank radio (NOAA Weather Radio, if possible)
  • Extra batteries
  • First aid kit 
  • Medications and medical items
  • Multi-purpose tool
  • Sanitation and personal hygiene items
  • Copies of personal documents (medication list and pertinent medical information, proof of address, deed/lease to home, passports, birth certificates, insurance policies)
  • Cell phone with chargers
  • Family and emergency contact information
  • Extra cash
  • Emergency blanket
  • Map(s) of the area
  • Games and activities for children
  • Pet supplies (collar, leash, ID, food, carrier, bowl)
  • Two-way radios
  • Extra set of car keys and house keys
  • Manual can opener
  • Whistle
  • N95 or surgical masks
  • Matches
  • Rain gear
  • 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-Cards,journal
  • Blankets or sleeping bags 
  • Pocket knife
  • Sturdy shoes, a change of clothes, and a warm hat
  • Permanent marker, paper and tape
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Extra keys to your house and vehicle
  • machete or axe 
  • flares 
 

Comments

Savanna Naylor on May 21, 2013

This is such a GREAT idea

Daniel Griffin on May 21, 2013

I'd suggest a hard hat or other form of helmet as well. Most fatal injuries in a natural disaster situation are the result of debris hitting somebody in the head.

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