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Emergency & Survival Kit Supplies

Comprehensive list of supplies and materials needed to prepare for a hurricane or other emergency situation. See all Emergency & Survival Kits at Amazon.com

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Emergency Survival Kit Supplies
Emergency Survival Kit Supplies
 

 

Money
• $1,000 Cash (with some small bills) & change for tolls
• Credit Cards
• Wallet

Keys
• Front door
• Garage entry door
• Chain link fence
• Car
• Gun & ammo locks

Entertainment
• Book
• Cards
• Battery powered radio (emergency radio – with 3 AA batteries)
• Solar powered radio (need 2 AAA batteries)
• Games
• Puzzles

Vehicle
• Fuel tanks filled, oil checked, windshield washer fluid, tire pressure checked, windows washed
• Tool kit
• Medical kit
• Car emergency road kit
• ABC rated fire extinguisher
• Drinking water: 6 gallons
• Pillow
• Sheet
• Blanket

Food/Water (see separate food shopping list)
• Bottled water: 8 gallons ( 1 gallon per day per person)
• Manual can opener, knife & scissors
• Disposable cooking grill
• Portable folding stove
• Sterno and/or candles for cooking and heating
• Plastic eating utensils, paper plates, paper cups
• Non-perishable foods – peanut butter, honey, powdered milk
• Lots of good snacks
• Other water sources (toilet reservoir, hot water heater, refrigerator ice cube tray, pool)
• Plain bleach (for water purification and disinfectant)
• Water purification tablets

 


Clothing & Bedding
Cap and work gloves
• Foul whether gear, two rain pouches
• Include at least one change of clothing and footwear for each person.
• Study shoes or footwear (flooding can be expected)
• Sunglasses
• One blanket or sleeping bag per person
• Emergency blanket (2)
• Insect repellant
• Sunscreen
• Mosquito netting
• Towel (one in car, one in kit)
• Pillow (in car)


  


Personal Supplies & Sanitation
• Prescriptions ( 1month supply)
• Toilet paper, towelettes, paper towels
• Plastic garbage bags and ties (for personal sanitation use)
• Disinfectant wipes
• Household chlorine bleach
• Soap and detergent
• Toiletries, Hygiene items / Moisture wipes
• Extra glasses or contact lenses (near sight)
• Extra glasses or contact lenses (far sight)
• Plastic bucket with tight lid
• Kitty litter (emergency toilet)
• Large bucket, extra toilet paper & kitty litter or camp toilet

 

Documents (Portable File Box)
• Photo copies of prescriptions
• Emergency preparedness manual
• Photo identification
• Proof of occupancy of residence (utility bills)
• Medical history or information
• Waterproof container for document storage
• Back-up disks of your home computer files
• Camera & film & spare batteries for camera

insurance, medical records, bank account numbers, Social Security card, copy of will
• Family records
• Important telephone numbers and contact information
• Inventory of valuable household goods

 



Pet Supplies
• Big bag of dry dog food
• Water (1/2 gallon per day)
• Traveling Cage
• Proper identification / immunization records / medications
• Rope for leash
• Muzzle, harness and leash
• Flea and tick pills
• Non-tippable food and water containers
• Pet medications
• Ear cleaner
• Skin-so-soft

 

Other Necessities:
• Trash bags, zip lock bags
• Rubber gloves
• Whistle, signal mirror, signal aid tool (match box, whistle, compass, fire starter flint)
• *Signal flare
• Ear plugs
• Plastic sheeting
• Medicine dropper
• Needle and thread

Disposable lighter
• Masking or duct tape
• Flashlight & spare batteries
• Fully charged cell phone and chargers
• Candles and matches in waterproof container
• *Non-cable TV
• Battery operated/wind-up alarm clock
• Waterproof matches/butane lighter
• *Maps of the area with landmarks on it
• Work gloves, surgical gloves
• Knife
• Guns and ammo
• Windex
• Scissors
• Forever flashlight
• Rope & string
• *Fans
• *Hand held fans
• Aluminum foil
• Paper & pencil
• Assorted nails, wood screws
• Utility knife
• Fire extinguisher, small canister, A-B-C type
• *Tube tent
• Breathing mask
• Eye protection
• *Condensed bad tasting emergency food
• Light sticks
• heavy duty pair of scissors
• channel locks
• Water filtration kit
• permanent magic marker and pens
• *multitool
• water in car (4 gal)
• *Red cross training
• important documents in plastic waterproof bags
• 3 stick-on lights
• Crank flashlight
• Small shovel
• Magnifying glass
• Folding stove
• First aid/survival book
• Emergency water filtration system
• Survival knife
• Light sticks (5)
• Folding stove

 

First Aid Kit / Medicines / Prescription Drugs
• scissors, tweezers, needle, assorted safety pins
• Blood pressure unit
• sunscreen
• thermometer
• cleansing agent/soap
• latex gloves
• tongue blades (2)
• moistened towelettes
• gauze pads
• bandages
• petroleum jelly or other lubricant
• laxative
• aspirin and non aspirin pain reliever
• antacid
• activated charcoal (use if advised by the Poison Control Center)
• Syrup of Ipecac (use to induce vomiting if advised by the Poison Control Center)
• Insect bite lotion

Tool Kit
• Roofing nails to nail roof tarps
• Pocket knife (swiss army knife)

 

Emergency Kit Contents

Flashlight
Batteries
Clothing
Cap
Sunglasses (2)
Leather work gloves
Pair of sneakers
Underwear
T-shirts (2)
Long pants
Shorts
Latex gloves (1 pair)

 

Miscellaneous
Towel
Blanket
Sun tan lotion
Insect repellant
Paper, pen and pencil
Radio (American Red Cross crank radio)
Book (reading)
Sterno (6 cans)
Disinfecting wipes (35 wipes)
Emergency candles (6)
Matches (boxes and stick)
Rope, string and floss
Whistle
Eyedropper
Compass
Garbage bags and tie wraps
Duct tape (large roll)
Lighter
Distance glasses
Near sight glasses
Alarm clock
Backup files (7/9/08)
Folding stove

 

Authored By Mike Coviello (Tanner)

 

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