Emergency kit supplies
Put your supplies in one or two containers, such as plastic bins or duffel bags. Store them in an area of your home that’s easy to get to, such as a hall closet, spare room or garage.
Non-perishable food: three-day to one-week supply, with a manual can opener
Water: four litres per person, per day for drinking and sanitation
Phone charger, battery bank or inverter
Battery-powered or hand-crank radio
Battery-powered or hand-crank flashlight
First-aid kit and medications
Personal toiletries and items, such as an extra pair of glasses or contact lenses
Copy of your emergency plan, copies of important documents, such as insurance papers
Cash in small bills
Garbage bags and moist towelettes for personal sanitation
Seasonal clothing, sturdy footwear and emergency blanket
Dust masks if you live in an area that's prone to earthquakes
Help/OK Sign (PDF): Display the appropriate side outward in your window during a disaster.
r ranson wrote:I'm also thinking about making a secondary Go-Bag with things like my photography equipment. It would be nice... well, as nice as it can be in that situation... to be able to document the events. It would also help give me a sense of purpose.
Skandi Rogers wrote:Not something we have here, but there is one thing that strikes me, the water, if you go for the 7 days worth of food then you also need 7 days worth of water, at their rate that's 28kg of water per person. Not very "Go". I think that some way of purifying water would be more use in many areas.
Mart Hale wrote:
My cell phone has survival apps on it that has a compass and allows me to download maps of the area.
Stacy Witscher wrote:I guess that’s my point, that’s not what I would describe as a go-bag.