Get a Kit

WATER AND FOOD
Water - one gallon of water per day, per person. Store more for children, nursing mothers, pets and those with special needs (sealed bottled water is best).
Food - two week supply is best.
Canned goods - soup, meat, fruit and vegetables
Salt, sugar, pepper, spices
Powdered milk
Canned or boxed juices or energy drinks
High energy snacks
Baby food / formula
Paper cups, plates and plastic utensils
Manual can opener
Pet Supplies for Kit
FIRST AID KIT AND MEDICATIONS
Two-week supply of prescription medicine and any medical equipment
Aspirin or other pain relievers
Anti-diarrheal and antacid medications
Antibiotic and anti-itch creams
Tweezers, bandages, scissors and safety pins
Sunscreen and mosquito repellent
CLOTHING AND BEDDING
[For all family members]
Shoes, work boots, hats and gloves
Raincoat
Sleeping bags or blankets and pillows
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS
Emergency plan and contact numbers
Wills and insurance policies
Financial documents and records
ID, social security cards and passports
Immunization records for family and pets
Family records (birth, marriage, and death certificates)
A list and photos of your valuable items
KID TIP!
ESSENTIALS
Waterproof container for important documents
Two week's worth of cash or traveler's checks
A map of shelter locations
Battery-operated radio
Flashlight and extra batteries
Fire extinguisher
Hand tools - screwdriver, hammer, pliers, and adjustable wrench
Duct tape
Scissors
Plastic sheeting and garbage bags
Plastic bucket with lid
Waterproof matches
Needle and thread
Toilet paper and towelettes
Disinfectant and household bleach
Personal hygiene items
Baby supplies
Tarps