Make a Kit

Make a Kit

Building a kit will help if you shelter-in-place or evacuate during an emegency.

Household Emergency Kit

A Emergency Kit is used to shelter-in-place. Keep enough supplies in your home to survive on your own, or, for at least three days. If possible, keep these materials in an easily accessible container.

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Items to include:
  • One gallon of drinking water per person per day

  • Non-perishable, ready-to-eat canned foods and manual can opener

  • First aid kit

  • Flashlight

  • Battery-operated AM/FM radio and extra batteries

  • Whistle

  • Personal hygiene items

  • Non-Electric phone

  • Child care, pet care or other special care supplies


Go Bag

A Go-Bag is a smaller version of the Household Emergency Kit. There should be one Go-Bag for each family member. A Go Bag should be packed in an easy-to-carry container and readily accessible for evacuating.

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Items to include:
  • Copies of important documents in a waterproof container

  • Extra set of car and house keys

  • Credit and ATM cards and cash

  • Bottled water and non-perishable food

  • Flashlight

  • Battery-operated AM/FM radio and extra batteries

  • Medication information and other essential health supplies

  • First-aid kit

  • Family contact and meeting place information

  • Child care, pet care or other special care supplies


Remember to leave information inside your home so others know where you are planning to go when you evacuate. 

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