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Emergency Preparedness List

The American Red Cross recommends keeping the following on hand in the event of an emergency, whether it is a disaster situation or home emergency.

  • A least one gallon of water per person, per day to last at least three days.
  • A three-day supply of nonperishable food.
  • Prescription medicines and special-needs items for children or seniors.
  • A first aid kit.
  • Paper cups, plates and plastic utensils.
  • A battery-operated radio and extra batteries.
  • Flashlight and extra batteries.
  • Cash.
  • A non-electric can opener and utility knife.
  • Toilet paper, garbage bags and chlorine bleach.
  • Close toed shoes (for protection from broken glass).

*Source: The American Red Cross