2017 Disaster Supply List

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First-Aid Supplies

❑ First-aid kit and manual
❑ Hand wipes or hand sanitizer
❑ Antiseptic wipes
❑ Cold pack
❑ Scissors
❑ Tweezers
❑ Cotton balls
❑ Thermometer
❑ Sunscreen

❑ Bandages

Equipment, Tools & Food

❑ NOAA Weather Radio, portable battery-powered or hand-cranked radio or television, extra batteries
❑ Jumper cables for car
❑ Flashlight and extra batteries
❑ Signal flare
❑ Matches in a waterproof container (or waterproof matches)
❑ Shut-off wrench, pliers, shovel and other tools
❑ Duct tape and scissors
❑ Plastic sheeting
❑ Work gloves
❑ Paper, pen and pencils
❑ Battery-operated alarm clock
❑ Small canister, ABS-type fire extinguisher
❑ Water purification tablets in plastic bag
❑ Paper cups, plates and plastic utensils
❑ All-purpose knife
❑ Manual can opener
❑ Small cooking stove and a can of cooking fuel
❑ Aluminum foil and plastic wrap
❑ Resealable plastic bags
❑ Sugar, salt and pepper
❑ Miscellaneous items: cards, games, books and toys for kids
❑ Food and water for 3-5 days
❑ Water (1 gallon per person per day)
❑ Ready-to-eat canned meats, fruits, vegetables and soups
❑ Canned or boxed juice or milk

❑ Powdered milk
❑ High-energy foods
❑ Cereal

❑ Ice
❑ Snacks

Non-Prescription & Prescription Medication

❑ Antibacterial ointment
❑ Aspirin and non-aspirin pain reliever
❑ Anti-diarrhea medication
❑ Vitamins
❑ Prescription drugs (two-week supply) and copy of prescriptions
❑ Extra eyeglasses/contact lenses and cleaning solution
❑ Medical support equipment

Clothing & Bedding

❑ Complete change of clothes
❑ Extra pair of sturdy shoes
❑ Rain gear
❑ Hat
❑ Jackets
❑ Extra socks
❑ Sunglasses
❑ Blankets/sleeping bags and pillows
❑ Folding cot or lawn chair

Sanitation/Hygiene Supplies

❑ Towelettes, body wipes, soap, hand sanitizer
❑ Wash cloths and towels
❑ Toothbrush and toothpaste
❑ Deodorant
❑ Razors, shaving cream
❑ Lip balm, insect repellent
❑ Heavy-duty plastic garbage bags
❑ Medium-size bucket with lid
❑ Disinfectant and chlorine bleach
❑ Feminine supplies
❑ Toilet paper
❑ Diapers, disposable and incontinence supplies
❑ Mirror

Documents & Keys

❑ Personal identification
❑ Cash and coins
❑ Credit cards
❑ Extra set of house and car keys

 

Stored in Waterproof Plastic Bags- Photocopies of The Following:

❑ Birth certificate
❑ Marriage certificate
❑ Driver’s license
❑ Social Security cards
❑ Passports
❑ Wills, including living wills and advance directives
❑ Deeds
❑ Insurance papers (property, health and life)
❑ Immunization records and copies of prescriptions
❑ Name, phone number, address of doctors, pharmacists, caregivers, home health care agencies
❑ Written instructions regarding your medical care
❑ Bank and credit card account information
❑ Stocks and bonds
❑ Phone numbers and addresses for family and friends

Pet Supplies

❑ Extra food (stored in sturdy containers)
❑ Cleaning supplies
❑ Pet carrier (labeled)
❑ Medication and pet first-aid supplies
❑ Pet medical records/vaccine records and veterinarian contact information
❑ Leashes, collars, harnesses and muzzles
❑ Pet dishes, litter pan, litter and plastic bags
❑ Toys and blankets
❑ Proof of ownership