What You Need Before A Storm

What You Need Before A Storm

  • Drinking water (3 gallons per person)
  • Battery-operated TV/radio
  • Spare batteries
  • Manual can opener
  • Flashlights
  • Waterproof matches
  • Toilet paper
  • Diapers
  • Wipes
  • Formula
  • First aid kit
  • Books, magazines, toys
  • Cash (ATMs may not work)
  • Plastic sheeting
  • Nails
  • Rope
  • Lumber
  • Tools
  • Cellular telephone
  • Plastic garbage bags
  • Insect spray
  • Rain gear
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Fuel for generators/vehicles
  • Ice chest
  • Soap
  • Sunscreen
  • Prescription medication
  • Disinfectant
  • Bleach for sterilization (unscented with hypochlorite as the only active ingredient)
  • Tincture of iodine or water purification tablets
  • Propane gas (for grills)
  • Charcoal and lighter fluid
  • Canned meats (tuna, ham, Spam, etc.)
  • Crackers
  • Cookies
  • Self-packaged juices
  • Peanut butter
  • Pudding
  • Powdered or evaporated milk
  • Paper plates, cups
  • Plastic utensils
  • Pet food

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