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For Consumers > Disaster Preparedness > Supply Kit List
Following is a list for you to use in preparing a disaster kit for you and your family.

Disaster Supply Kit:

Water – at least 1 gallon daily per person for 3 to 7 days

Food – at least enough for 3 to 7 days

  • non-perishable packaged or canned food / juices /drinks
  • special foods for infants or the elderly
  • snack foods
  • non-electric can opener
  • cooking tools/fuel – (Do not use grills or any other open flame devices indoors due to fire and carbon monoxide risks)
  • paper plates / plastic utensils

Blankets / Pillows, etc.

Clothing – seasonal / rain gear/ sturdy shoes / boots / hats and mittens

First Aid Kit / Medicines / Prescription and over the counter medications

Special Items – for babies and the elderly

Toiletries – hygiene items, moisture wipes

Flashlight / Batteries

Radio – Battery operated and NOAA weather radio

Cash – Banks and ATMs may not be open or available for extended periods


Toys, Books and Games

Important documents – in a waterproof container

  • insurance, medical records, bank account numbers, Social Security card, etc.
  • document all valuables with videotape if possible

Tools – keep a set with you during the storm

Vehicle fuel tanks filled


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