Emergency Supplies

Emergency Supply Kit

During an emergency situation, it is important to have an emergency kit with all the necessary supplies on hand. It is also recommended to have an emergency supply kit for both your car and your home. Items that should be included are:

Essential Items

  • 1 gallon of water per person per day for 3 to 7 days
  • Battery operated radio or hand crank radio
  • Canned goods and other non-perishable foods
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Enough food and water for 3 to 7 days in case of power outages
  • Extra Batteries
  • Fully Charged Cell Phone
  • Hand sanitizer
  • NOAA Radio
  • Non-Electric can opener
  • Personal care products
  • Rain gear such as jackets, boots, and plastic ponchos, as well as a change of clothes.
  • Special needs of your infants and pets
  • Toilet paper Battery operated flashlight, lantern or hand crank flashlight

First Aid Kit

  • Bandages/Gauze
  • Prescription medication/Over the Counter Medicines
  • Soap/Antiseptics

Tools & Supplies

  • Duct Tape
  • Hammer
  • Nails
  • Plastic trash bags
  • Plywood panels or other shielding materials or permanent shutters for windows and doors
  • Roofing tar paper
  • Tarps

Important Documents (In a Sealable Plastic Bag)

  • Bank account information
  • Cash
  • Credit card information
  • Drivers license information
  • List of important contact numbers
  • Passport
  • Social security card
  • Will


  • Extra set of car keys
  • Make sure one vehicle has a full tank of gas in case of evacuation
  • A set of jumper cables

Other important information

Keep any young children in mind. Have on hand entertainment such as books, puzzles, and games to help keep children occupied.