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Water: At least one gallon daily per person for three to seven days.
Food: At least enough for 3 to 7 days non-perishable packaged or canned food/juices foods for infants or the elderly
non-electric can opener
paper plates/plastic utensil
Linens: Blankets, pillows, towels, facecloths and rags.
Clothing: Seasonal/rain gear/sturdy shoes
First Aid Kit: Medicines, prescription drugs, antiseptics, bandages, pain relievers
Special Items: Baby clothing, toys, supplies as well as anything elderly may need
Toiletries: Basic hygiene items and moisture wipes
Tools: A multi-tool or Swiss Army knife, flashlights with batteries, rope, tape, radio that is either battery operated or handcranked; fully charged cell phone with extra batter and a traditional telephone (landline) not cordless
Cash: Small bills, debit cards and credit cards
Entertainment: Books and board games, puzzle games
Important Documents: Keep copies of insurance, medical records, bank account numbers, Social Security card, passport, etc., in a waterproof container or watertight resealable plastic bag
Vehicle: Make sure tires are inflated and gas tank is full and vehicle is equipped with an emergency roadside repair kit. In the winter, a small shovel as well as sand, ice melter and blankets.
Pet Care Items: Proper identification/immunization records and medications should be kept in waterproof container
Ample supply of food and water
Moist towelettes for cleanups
Cat litter and small container
A carrier or cage equipped with blanket/newspaper
Muzzle and leash
Dog or cat toys