Build a 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