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How to Pack an Emergency Kit for Any Disaster

How to Pack an Emergency Kit for Any Disaster


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An emergency supply kit is vital

It’s important to build an emergency supply kit and have it ready and available at a moment’s notice.

The geographical issues you may face, such as wildfires, hurricanes, tornadoes, terrorist attacks, flooding, earthquakes are important to consider in deciding what goes in your emergency ba...

The Bare Basics

  • Water: Keep bottles of water and gallons of potable water.
  • Food: Three days' worth of nonperishable food, like survival food bars that contain 2,000 calories.
  • Portable Lighting: Flashlights and tea candles are ideal.
  • ...

If an emergency occurs when you’re alone, you need to know how you’ll find and reach friends or family.

  • Have a general evacuation plan as well as a communication plan
  • A multi-tool
  • Spare clothing, considering your climate.
  • A Weather/Emergency Radio, such as a Mid...

For a Family

Build off the basics and necessities for one person, and make sure you pack enough supplies for everyone

  • Mylar Thermal Blankets are windproof, waterproof and can reflect more than 90% of your body heat.
  • Bleach, when diluted nine parts water to one part bleach can disinfect. You...

For Your Pets

  • A few days' supply of pet food, extra water, and any medications your pet may need are essential to keeping them happy in an uncomfortable situation.
  • For cat owners or anyone with small animals, consider packing extra blankets in their pet carrier for an emergency.

First-Aid Essentials

Essentials should include

  • moleskin fabric
  • liquid bandages
  • soft-wrap elastic bandages
  • micropore paper tape
  • fabric adhesive dressings and bandages
  • coverlet adhesive 4-wing dressing
  • non-adherent bandage pads
  • a steril...

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