Disaster Kit

Your family emergency supply kit will include a number of items, including:

Important Documents: Birth certificates, Social Security cards, list of current medications, insurance card, etc.

Current Medications: Keep your medications in one location so you can grab them with your document folder as you head to shelter.

Water: Store water in plastic containers. You will need one gallon of water per person, per day. (2 quarts for drinking, and 2 quarts for food preparation and sanitation.) Keep at least a 3-day supply, and change your supply every 90 days.

Food: Store at least a 3-day supply of non-perishable food. You'll want items that require no refrigeration, little preparation and little or no water. Good things to include are

Clothing & Bedding: Plan for one complete change of clothing and footwear for each person in your household. Others include:

Tools & Supplies: Keeping tools and other supplies together will come in handy during an emergency. These items should be included:

First Aid Kit: In case of minor injuries, a good first aid kit should include: