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Emergency Kits and Earthquakes
This particular guide is geared towards putting together a disaster preparedness kit for earthquakes.However, this list can be used for anytime of natural disaster.All of the items in this kit should be stored in waterproof containers and in a safe, secure environment.Remember, you need to have access to it in case of disaster.A vehicle, basement, and attic are also good places to store emergency kits.
Additional items to consider that are supplemental to the lists below would include copies of important papers, prescription medication, important phone numbers, spare keys, calling cards, etc. Essentially, it is wise to have an emergency kit packed and ready to go with all of the needed supplies to take with you if you have to evacuate your home.For information on survival supplies, visit www.survival-goods.com

(specialized supplies and medicines may be required)

Leatherman (multi-purpose tool) and/or Pocket knife

Scissors

Knife Sharpener

Saw (tree)

Pocket Chain Saw

Crow Bar

Claw Hammer

Cable Puller

Weatherproof Flashlight with extra Lithium or Alkaline batteries

Flashlight Wand (Red)

Chemical Lightsticks

Butane Lighter

Waterproof matches

Firestarter Kit

Sleeping Bags/Sleeping Pads

Tent(s)

Tarp or ground cloth

Chair (folding camp style)

Work gloves

Hard Hat and Safety Goggles

Respirator(s) and/or Dust Masks

Bandanna or Cravant

Poncho

Outdoor Work Clothing (ie: boots, jacket, climate appropriate clothes)

First Aid Kit (standard)

Emergency Splint

Variety of Bandages

Trauma Dressings

Gauze

Latex Gloves

Emergency Medical Guide

Burn Kit

Water (Plastic Gallon Containers)5-10 per person

Water Filter or treatment system

1 week supply of emergency food

Drink Mix/Coffee

Sugar cubes/Salt/Pepper/desired spices

Stainless steel cooking/serving set

Camp Stove

Stove supplies such as fuel and maintenance kit

Small Grill

Toilet Paper/Portable Toilet

Antibacterial soap and hand sanitizer

Packaged cleaning wipes

Toothpaste

Toothbrush

Towel and Washcloth

Mirror/Comb/Hairbrush

Glasses/Contacts (as needed)

Prescription Meds(as needed)

Multivitamins (as needed)

Sanitary Napkins/Tampons (as needed)

Important Papers

Spare Keys/Lock Combos, etc.

Money (small bills)

Calling Cards

AM/FM radio (battery operated)

Cooler (insulated)

Hand Cart

Fuel Siphon Hose

Gas Can

Parachute Cord (100 ft)

Nylon Utility Rope

Stainless Safety Wire

Cable Ties

Industrial Duct Tape

Electrical Tape

WD-40

Aluminum Foil

Sponges

Dish Soap and Towels

Freezer Bags (3 different sizes)

30 Gallon Garbage Bags

Notebook w/waterproof paper (Rite in the Rain)

Pencils/Markers/Pens

Black or Orange Spray Paint

Do Not Enter Barricade Tape

Travel Games/Cards

Survival Manual

Contents List

Mountain Bikes (racks for supplies/spare parts)

SUV/Truck (park where least likely to get damaged)

Gas and Water Shut Off Wrench or Tool

Emergency Radio/ extra batteries

Flashlight / extra batteries

Bolt Cutters

Manual Can Opener

Cell Phone with extra battery

Alarm Clock/Watch

Lantern/fuel

Backpack

Electrical Generator

Extension Cord (Industrial Grade)

Special items for infants:

Clothing/Diapers

Stuffed Toys

Baby Blanket

Baby Carrier (if applicable

Diapers

Medication

Bottles, formula, baby food (as needed)

Special items for pets:

Food and water bowls

Leash, cage, chain

Food

Manually operated Osmosis Desalinator (for those who live near the ocean)

Gas Powered Chain saw and supplies

Plastic for covering windows

Wood Lath (covering windows)

HD Staples and/or nails

Measuring Tape

Shovel

Step Ladder

Extension Ladder/multipurpose folding ladder