Basic Disaster Kit

Recommendations for Basic Disaster Supplies Kit - FOR THE HOME 

  • Three-day supply of non-perishable food
  • Three-day supply of water (one gallon per person per day)
  • Portable, battery-powered radio or television and extra batteries
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • First aid kit and manual
  • Sanitation and hygiene items (moist towelettes, toilet paper, feminine products)
  • Matches and waterproof container
  • Whistle
  • Extra clothing
  • Kitchen accessories and cooking utensils, including manual can opener
  • Photocopies of credit and identification cards
  • Cash and coins
  • Special needs items, such as prescription medications, eye glasses, contact lens solutions, or other
  • Hearing aid batteries
  • Items for infants, such as formula, diapers, bottles, and pacifiers
  • Other items to meet your unique family or personal needs
  • Snacks or food for yourself, family and pets
  • Consider your needs for gasoline, generator, and clothing