Emergency Supply Kit - What You Need

An emergency or disaster can occur at any moment. To ensure that your basic needs are met in this time of crisis, an emergency supply kit can make a major difference.

More information on preparing for a disaster or an emergency can be found on at the Red Cross and the CDC.

Here's what you need to include:

Water

  • One gallon per person, per day. (If possible have a 3-day supply for an evacuation and a 2-week supply for home use.) 
  • One gallon of water per person per day for cooking and personal hygiene is important as well.
  • Include water for your pets as well.

Food

Tools & Supplies

Personal Care Items

Documents

  • Make copies of important documents such as insurance cards, immunization records, proof of address, deed/lease to home, passports, birth certificates, insurance policies

Also Good to Have in Your Kit

 

 

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