WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016
Hurricane season is coming up on June 1st!
A good emergency preparedness kit protects your family.
Before a disaster strikes, make sure you have emergency supplies stored away in a safe, accessible place.
Periodically check on your disaster emergency preparedness kit and replace anything that may be getting old, such as food, drinks or first aid supplies.
Use a shopping list like the one below to help organize your natural disaster emergency kit.
Most of the items are readily available at a grocery store or outdoor supply store.
- Bedding and/or sleeping bags
- First aid kit
- Battery powered lantern, radio and alarm clock
- Extra batteries
- Water purification tablets
- Collapsible water containers
- Cooking Items
- Camping cookware pots, pans, cooking utensils
- Camp stove or BBQ and fuel
- Aluminum foil
- Disposable plates, cups, eating utensils
- Napkins and paper towels
- Manual can opener
- Plastic zip-lock bags (can also be used to keep other items dry)
- Personal Items
- Medication to last a few weeks, plus prescriptions
- Extra glasses or contact lenses
- Toilet paper
- Rain gear
- Books, magazines, games, toys
- Disposable diapers
- Baby wipes
- Formula or food
- Toys and blankets
- Food and treats
- Leash, collar or harness
- Pet crate
- Medications, if your pet needs them
- Water, 1 gallon per person per day to last a few days
- Canned food-soups, fruit, vegetables, meat/fish and milk
- Snack foods chips, cookies, candy, dried fruit, nuts, granola bars
- Powered or single serving drinks soda, drink boxes, sports drinks
- Peanut butter and jelly
- Instant coffee and tea
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