Build a Kit

Pack these basic supplies for each person in a portable container or backpack. You’ll need them whether you stay at home or evacuate.

Use the check list below while assembling your supplies.

Basic Food and Water:
  • 3-day supply of food that needs no cooking







Communication and Lighting:
  • Battery-powered AM/FM/Weather band radio with extra batteries or crank charger. Some units have added features such as a flashlight and cell phone charger.










Pet Supplies:
  • 3-day supply of pet food and water, bowls









Medication and Hygiene:
  • Prescription and backup medications












First Aid Kit:
  • 2 compress dressings (5 x 9 inches)
















Document Bag Items:
  • Current photo IDs, driver licenses, birth records, Social Security cards, passports