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Make a Disaster Supply Kit

FEMA recommends having the following in your 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 utensils / fuel, paper plates, plastic utensils
  • Blankets / Pillows, etc.
  • Clothing - seasonal, rain gear, sturdy shoes
  • Medical supplies - first aid kit, medicines, prescription drugs
  • Special Items - for infants and the elderly
  • Toiletries - hygiene items
  • Moisture wipes
  • Flashlight - extra batteries
  • Radio - battery-operated and NOAA weather radio
  • Cash - (Banks and ATMs may not be open or available for extended periods.)
  • Important documents - in a waterproof container
    Insurance, medical records, bank account numbers, social security card, etc
  • Keys 
  • Toys, books and games
  • Tools -  keep a set with you during the storm
  • Vehicle fuel tanks filled
  • Pet care items
    Proper identification, immunization records, ample supply of food and water, a carrier or cage, medications, muzzle and leash
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