Basic Emergency Kit Supplies

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Essential Items:

  • Water*, One gallon of water per person per day for drinking and sanitation.
    • Rotated annually, light restricted container, or use a water treatment product (Aquamira)
  • Food – Non-perishable/freeze-dried; High calorie bars - 3 day supply
  • Bright Stick and/or Flashlight (batteries separate)
  • Small first aid kit
  • Large plastic bags, Moist towelettes – personal sanitation
  • Emergency Thermal Blanket/Sleeping bag

Recommended Items:

  • Warm jacket
  • Walking shoes
  • Bright colored plastic poncho
  • Whistle to signal for help
  • Dust Mask (filter contaminated air)
  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Radio – battery operated (shared within department)

Where to Buy Supplies:


*Aqua Blox – 8.45 fl. Oz. boxed, purified water specifically designed for emergencies. 5 year shelf life; pasteurized, commercially sanitized for many uses.