Start with an easy to carry, watertight container – a large, plastic trash can will do, or you can line a sturdy cardboard box with a couple of trash bags. Next, gather the following items and place them in your kit:
Water: 1 gallon per person per day. Fill plastic containers, such as soft-drink bottles.
Water purification kit or bleach (use eight drops of regular bleach per gallon of water.
First-aid book and kit that includes:
- 20 emergency bandages of various sizes - One 5 x 9 sterile dressing - One roll of self-adhering elastic bandage - Four various-sized sterile gauze pads - One roll of 3-inch cohesive bandage - Waterless alcohol-based sanitizer and wipes - Medical grade non-latex gloves - Adhesive tape, 2-inch width - Anti-bacterial ointment - Cold pack - Small scissors - Tweezers - CPR breathing barrier, such as a face shield - Non-prescription drugs (e.g., aspirin or non-aspirin pain relievers)
Ready-to-eat, non-perishable foods, such as canned meats, granola bars, instant soup and cereals, fruits and vegetables, canned or box juices, peanut butter, jelly, crackers, granola bars, trail mix, bread and any special dietary items you and your family need.
- Large, plastic trash bags for waste and to use as tarps and rain ponchos - Large trash cans - Towelettes - Bar soap and liquid detergent - Shampoo - Toothpaste and toothbrushes - Feminine hygiene supplies - Toilet paper - Household bleach for cleaning - Rubber gloves
Blanket or sleeping bag per person
Battery-powered, portable radio or portable TV and plenty of extra batteries
Flashlight and extra batteries
Extra pair of eyeglasses
Extra house and car keys
Fire extinguisher (ABC-type)
Cash and change
Seasonal change of clothing, including sturdy shoes
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Author:Evan Ballew Phone: 936-581-9959 Dated: April 29th 2016 Views: 517 About Evan: Who is my Realtor?
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