Be Prepared: Gather Family Supplies For Emergencies About half of adults in the United States don’t have resources and plans in place for an emergency.
Preparing emergency kits for your family is an important step in keeping them safe and healthy during a disaster. If a disaster strikes in your community, you might not have access to food, water, or electricity for several days. You will not have enough time to run to the grocery store, and stores quickly sell out of important supplies following emergency warnings, so don’t wait. Buy them ahead of time. Pack an emergency supply kit. At Least a 3-day Supply of Food and Water. Here’s what you’ll need: Water, Food, Manual can opener, Basic utensils, Health Supplies, 3-day supply of medicines, Medical supplies, Personal Care Items, Personal cleansing items, Contact lenses or glasses, Safety Supplies, Flashlight, Radio, Cell phone with chargers, Map, Cash. Read More