bootsDuring a disaster normal supplies may not be accessible. Have emergency supply kits in your home, work place, and vehicle.

Supply Kits contain:
water, food, clothing, supplies, medical, hygiene items. Replace perishables (water and food) annually.

WORK PLACE KIT

A simple kit to get you to your reunification site. Stuff these items into a small backpack and leave at the office:

  • Sturdy walking shoes
  • flashlight
  • radio
  • water & food for one day
  • basic first aid kit

VEHICLE KIT

A simple kit to get you to your reunification site. Stuff these items into a small backpack and leave in the car.

One per vehicle.

Contents are same as work place kit, but add a change of clothes and money.

HOME KIT

ContainerDuffle Bag
WaterFaucet
Foodfood
Clothingclothing
Campingbasics
Hygienetoiletries
Supplieshandy
First Aid Kitfirst aid

Store HOME KIT where most accessible - e.g. garage. Don't forget children and animals.

Container
day pack or small duffle bag for work and car, plastic garbage can for home

Water
at least one gallon per person per day for 3 day in plastic bottles (mark date on bottles and replace annually). Add water for animals.

1 bottle liquid chlorine bleach (pure, unscented hypochlorite) to purify water - add 2 drops per quart if clear, 4 drops if cloudy, stir, wait 30 minutes.

Food
Enough for at least 3 days, preferably for 1 week. Include food for all humans and animals in the household: canned food, high energy food, staples (sugar, salt, pepper), vitamins

Considerations: long shelf life, easy to prepare and store, amount of water needed, no salt content

Food Preparation
Camp stove & extra fuel, utensils, pots, pans, paper plates & cups, can opener, aluminum foil, plastic wrap, waterproof matches

Clothing
Complete change of heavy clothing wrapped to remain dry, incl. sturdy shoes, rain gear

Camping
Sleeping bag, tube tent, lantern (add extra fuel/batteries), compass


Hygiene
Soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, tissue, toilet paper, sanitary napkins

Supplies
Flashlight with extra batteries and extra bulb

Other items

  • Portable Radio & batteries
  • garbage bags - multipurpose item:
    • use in a toilet for waste collection if there is no water (easier than digging a hole)
    • instant makeshift raincoat
    • plastic is a good body insulator
    • use to cover shattered windows
  • Duct tape - multipurpose item:
    • secure cracked windows
    • first aid tape
  • Zip-lock bags
  • space blanket (aluminum) - protects against cold
  • Baking Soda - all purpose fire extinguisher
  • Small hand tools
  • wrench (to shut off utilities)
  • shovel
  • rope
  • Pencil & paper
  • Map of the area
  • Money
  • Important documents
  • Entertainment - cards, ball, reading material
  • ABC Fire extinguisher
  • Signal flare

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