Emergency Survival Kit

Use the following list as a guideline when preparing your Emergency Survival Kit:
  • Four-week supply of prescription medicines
  • Five-day supply of non-perishable food
  • Non-perishable special dietary foods
  • Ice chest
  • Water - a minimum of two quarts per person per day
  • Pet food
  • Candles
  • Matches
  • Fuel for stoves, hibachis, or lanterns
  • Pillows, blankets, sleeping bags, or air mattresses
  • Flashlights, batteries and extra bulbs
  • Portable radio and extra batteries
  • Extra clothing, eye glasses
  • Masking tape for windows and glass doors
  • Personal hygiene items such as toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, etc.
  • Special items for infants, elderly or family members with special needs
  • Quiet games, books, playing cards, and favorite toys for children
  • Important papers including driver's license, special medical information, insurance policies, and written or videotaped property inventories
  • First aid kit and water purification kit (tablets or chlorine available at drug stores)