Build a Supply Kit

Basic Disasters Supply Kit

A basic emergency supply kit could include the following recommended items:

 Water, one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation

 Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food

 Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both

 Flashlight and extra batteries

 First aid kit

 Whistle to signal for help

 Dust mask to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter-in-place

 Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation

 Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities

 Manual can opener for food

 Local maps

 Cell phone with chargers, inverter or solar charger

Source: U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency