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You and your family will better cope by preparing for disaster before it strikes. One way to be prepared is by assembling a Disaster Supply Kit. Once disaster strikes, it is too late to shop or search for supplies. If you have gathered supplies in advance, you and your family can endure an evacuation or home confinement.

  • On the Road
  • At Home
  • At the Shelter
Prepare Ahead for the Trip
  • Cash | Credit Cards
  • Important Documents
  • Road Maps
  • Jumper Cables
  • Tire Repair Kit
  • Flashlight | Batteries
  • Battery Operated Radio
  • Fire Extinquisher
  • Blankets | Sleeping Bags
  • Pillows
  • Toiletries
  • Medications
  • First Aid Kit
  • Extra Baby Supplies
  • Non-Perishable Foods
  • Drinking Water
  • Games | Books
Prepare in Advance for a Hurricane
  • Non-Perishable Foods
  • Drinking Water
  • First Aid Kit
  • Medications
  • Cash | Credit Cards
  • Flashlight | Batteries
  • Battery Operated Radio
  • Manual Can Opener
  • Extra Baby Supplies
  • Games | Books
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Phone | Non-Portable
  • Fill Tub with Water for Sanitation
  • Porta-Pot | Well Water Users
If You are Going to a Shelter
  • 3-Day Supply of Water
  • 3-Day Supply of Non-Perishable Foods
  • Medications | Specialized Supplies
  • Diabetic's on Insulin | Small Cooler for Insulin
  • Toiletries
  • Flashlight | Batteries
  • Pillows | Blankets
  • Sleeping Bag | Egg Crate Mattress
  • Cot | Lawn Chair
  • Important Papers | Identification
  • Extra Clothing
  • Books | Magazines | Cards, etc.
  • Caregiver - If you have Special Needs

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