Drinking Water Three gallons of drinking water stored for each person
Sanitation Water Two gallons of washing water for each person (or have a plan for accessing water)
Food Three-day supply
Shelter Tent or preplanned location for gathering and shelter
Wool-blend blanket or sleeping bag One for each person, in waterproof bag or container
Camp stove and fuel Store fuel in safe, yet accessible location
Cooking pots & utensils Include manual can opener
Flashlights One for each person - LED type preferred
AM/FM Radio with batteries Self powered "Freeplay" type preferred.
Alkaline or lithium batteries Enough batteries to run all flashlights and radio continuously for 3 days
Mantle lantern With extra mantles and sufficient fuel for three days continuous use
"Cyalume" light sticks For use as markers and to comfort small children
Second method to start fire Butane lighter or sparker
Disposable plates, cups and utensils. Paper towels.
Ziplock bags Various sizes
Duct tape Six large rolls
Plastic sheeting Six large 2-mil tarps minimum. More are better. Thicker is better.
Tools Include shovel, hatchet or axe, pocket knife
First aid kit and supplies With first aid manual. Include burn gel and large dressings
Prescription medicines taken regularly Consume every six months and replace with fresh bottle
Bottle of potassium iodide tablets In case of radiation exposure
Emergency battery pack for cell phone Make sure phone is accessible and operational in shelter location
50-foot nylon rope and heavy-duty nylon tarp with grommets For emergency shelter construction
Whistle with neck cord
Makeshift toilet Can be made from a five-gallon spackle bucket and toilet seat
13-gallon trash can liners For toilet liner and other uses
Nitrile rubber gloves Small and large sizes.
Bottle of disinfectant Lysol and/or Clorox
Personal comfort kit Soap, toothbrush and paste, comb, tissue, sanitary napkins, razor, and other needed items. Sewing kit.
Pet food and supplies Include extra drinking water for pet
Fire extinguisher Class ABC type
Important Papers Copies of important documents: wills, birth certificates, insurance forms, emergency phone numbers.
Pillows and foam sleeping pads Not essential but very nice to have
Extra Clothing A complete outfit of appropriate clothing for each family member. Include extra socks, underwear, hat, sturdy shoes, and gloves
Emergency reflective blanket
Candy Floss Maker
Blow up doll
Now what else do I need???