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Emergency Kit

This kit is simple and small enough to fit in a backpack or duffle bag:

  • First Aid Kit – Allergy medicine (Benadryl); pain/anti-inflammatory medication; antiseptic cleansing wipes; antibiotic ointment; eye drops; adhesive bandages; gauze; etc.
  • Flashlight with fresh batteries (check batteries frequently).
  • Battery operated NOAA radio (check batteries frequently).
  • Extra cash.
  • Copies of important documents such as insurance, prescriptions, and identification.
  • Personal hygiene supplies and prescription medications.
  • Whistle with lanyard.
  • Dust mask and eye protection.
  • Pair of latex gloves.
  • Small blanket.
  • Rain poncho.
  • Lighter.
  • Cell phone charger, power inverter.
  • Bottled water (change out regularly).
  • Ready-to-eat energy bars or other non-perishable easy-to-open food.
  • If you have pets or kids—A second duffle bag with food, water, medications, identification, crate for pets, and other special supplies.

Last updated: 2/2/2021