Evacuation Tips: Disaster Supply Kit

Evacuation Tips: Disaster Supply Kit

Evacuation Tips: Disaster Supply Kit

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Posted on August 9, 2011 at 1:32 PM

From the National Hurricane Center

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
  • Telephones - Fully charged cell phone with extra battery and a traditional (not cordless) telephone set
  • Cash (with some small bills) and Credit Cards - Banks and ATMs may not be available for extended periods
  • Keys
  • Toys, Books and Games
  • Important documents - in a waterproof container or watertight resealable plastic bag: 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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