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EQ Emergency Kit

Recomendations:

WORK

  • Flashlight, small radio and batteries
  • First aid supplies and instructions
  • Back-up glasses, critical medications
  • Container of water, nonperishable wrapped snack
  • Your out-of-state telephone contact, coins or calling card for payphone
    [cell phone towers are likely to be out or jammed]

HOME

  • Flashlight, small radio and batteries
  • First aid supplies and instructions
  • Sturdy closed shoes (also keep shoes and a flashlight under the bed)
  • Back-up glasses, and medications
  • Fire extinguisher, smoke detectors
  • Bottled water (1 gallon/day for people and pets)
  • Emergency food for at least 3 days (people and pets)
  • Cooking supplies: campstove/barbecue, can opener, paper plates)
  • Waterproof matches
  • "Space" blankets, extra clothing
  • Sanitation supplies
  • Special items for infants, elderly or disabled household members
  • Tools: cresent wrench, crowbar, shovel
  • Heavy tape and plastic sheeting
  • Heavy workgloves
  • Out-of-state telephone contact, address book
  • Cash, important documents

CAR

  • Flashlight, portable radio and batteries
  • First aid supplies and instructions
  • Sturdy closed shoes, jacket, socks, umbrella
  • Back-up glasses
  • Container of water and non-perishable snack
  • Auto fire extinguisher
  • Tools: jumper cables, crowbar, rope
  • Flares, lightsticks, weatherproof matches
  • Out-of-state telephone contact, coins or calling card for payphone
  • City map