Stock An Emergency Kit to Ready Yourself and Your family for a Crisis
Use this list as a starting point in stocking an emergency kit. Gather and store them in a watertight container in a spot you can get to in a hurry.
Flashlight with extra set of batteries and extra bulbs
Battery-operated radio or hand-held television
Some cash or traveler's checks
Extra set of car keys
First Aid kit including any prescription drugs
Food and water for 3 days
Non-electric can opener
Change of clothes for each family member
Disposable camera and film to document damage
Critical items needed for infants or elderly family members
Copies of all vital records including insurance policies, family records and social security cards.
Food or special supplies for the family pet.