Natural disasters can occur at any time and shield you and your family from essential supplies for up to several days. FEMA recommends that you maintain an emergency supply kit to provide you with the necessities needed to survive for several days on your own. / person / day)
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In addition to the essentials, you may need or need to supplement your emergency subsistence rate based on the size and age of the family, where you live or your personal preferences.
Additional articles to consider
- Supply of prescription medicines
- Pet food / water
- Diapers, bottles and formula
- Sleeping bags, blankets, cold weather clothes
- Additional clothing [1
- Puzzles, games, books and other activities
- Fire extinguisher
- Stove and fuel
It is important to maintain your kit, rotate in new food and water every 6 months or so. Be sure to check the expiration date for other materials such as batteries and prescription drugs. If you have small children, you may need to change clothes as they age.
FEMA – Emergency Checklist
American Red Cross – Survival Kit Supplies
American Red Cross – An Anatomy of a First Aid Kit