Family Disaster Supply Kit

Family Disaster Supply Kit (72 Hours)

If you cannot leave your home or need to evacuate immediately and cannot return for several days, you need to have a disaster kit readily available with essential items. 

Here is what you need:

  • Baby items
  • Battery operated radio and extra batteries
  • Blankets or sleeping bags
  • Canned meat/fruit/vegetables
  • Cash or traveler's checks
  • First aid kit.
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • Non-electric can opener
  • One gallon of water per person per day for three days
  • Paper cups/plates/utensils
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Prescription medicines
  • Rain gear
  • Shoes or work boots
  • Soap and liquid detergent
  • Toiletries

For more information and additional items, visit the American Red Cross and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) websites.