Preparing your Emergency Kit



Here are just a few item that The RED Team suggests you pull together for an emergency kit if there is a storm, tornado, natural disaster, etc…

  • Food/snacks – non-perishable
  • Flashlight/candles
  • Batteries
  • Medications
  • First aid kit – especially bandaids
  • Water—one gallon per person, per day
  • Tools
  • Personal hygiene
  • Emergency contact information
  • Survival whistle
  • Waterproof matches
  • Blankets
  • Knife
  • Work gloves
  • Dust masks
  • Clothes
  • Money
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Deck of playing cards or entertainment

And here are a few items that we suggest you keep together, so you can grab or that you should store in a safe, in case of emergency…

  • Copies of personal documents such as birth certificates
  • Drivers license
  • Birth certificate
  • Bank account numbers and information
  • Proof of insurance
  • Deed to your home
  • Social security cards
  • Emergency contact numbers
  • Medical records

What did we forget? Help us out and tell us what else we need to add to our emergency kits!

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