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Emergency Supply Kit

A good rule of thumb when planning for inclement weather is to store enough storm supplies to get each family member through three days without electricity or running water. Store a kit at multiple locations, like your home and office. Use this checklist as a guide.

can can
Canned goods, bottled water and non-perishable foods
Medicine Medicine
Prescription medicine (a two-week supply)
Can opener Can opener
Manual can opener
Plates Plates
Disposable plates, cups and utensils
Tablets Tablets
Water purification tablets (halazone)
Infant care Infant care
Infant care items (disposable diapers, wipes)
First-aid First-aid
First-aid supplies
Flashlights Flashlights
Flashlights or lanterns and extra batteries
Ice chest Ice chest
Ice chest
Duct tape Duct tape
Masking or duct tape
Radio Radio
Battery-operated radio
Clock Clock
Non-electric clock
Sterno Sterno
Cooking fuel (Sterno)
Camping stove Camping stove
Portable outdoor camping stove or grill with fuel supply
Fire extinguisher Fire extinguisher
Fire extinguisher
Plastic Plastic
Plastic sheeting for drop cloth
Chlorinated bleach Chlorinated bleach
Chlorinated bleach