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You Will Need
- Essential items
- Important documents
- Sturdy case
Keep a supply of food and water
Keep a 3-day supply of water and easy-to-prepare, nonperishable food stocked in your go kit. Figure on 1 gallon of water per person per day.
Pack a first aid kit
Pack a first-aid kit with your emergency supplies.
Pack a flashlight
Be prepared for power outages and nighttime evacuations by packing a flashlight with extra batteries in the kit.
Carry a radio
Carry a battery-powered or hand-crank radio.
Have personal sanitation items
Have moist towelettes and garbage bags in your kit for personal sanitation needs.
Stock personal items
Stock your kit with a whistle, dust masks, extra house and car keys, cash, blankets, sleeping bags, cell phone charges, and local maps.
Bring important documents
Pack copies of any important documents you might need, such as a medication list, medical information, the lease or deed to your home, passports, birth certificates, and insurance policies.
Use a good container
Stay organized and protect your emergency supplies by keeping them in a sturdy container that is easy to carry like a suitcase with wheels, and you'll be prepared for virtually any emergency.