Build an Emergency Kit

We advise you to prepare a kit that will provide you and your family with the basic necessities for 72 hours.

Include in your kit:

  • Food that doesn't spoil, such as canned goods, energy bars, or dried foods
  • 4 L of water/person/day
  • First aid kit
  • Flashlight & radio (battery powered or hand cranked)
  • Manual can opener Cash (small bills)
  • Prescription medication
  • Baby formula (if applicable)
  • Your emergency plan and contact information
  • Extra keys to your home and car
  • Food and water for your pets

Other emergency kits you may need:

  • "Grab and go" bag (A kit to get you through 24 hrs if you had to leave your home)
  • Vehicle emergency kit
  • Workplace emergency kit
  • Pet emergency kit