Tools & Supplies

Tools / Supplies
  • Aluminum foil
  • Battery-operated radio and extra batteries
  • Cash or traveler's checks, change
  • Compass
  • Emergency preparedness manual
  • Fire extinguisher: small canister ABC type
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • Map of the area (for locating shelters)
  • Matches in a waterproof container
  • Medicine dropper
  • Mess kits, or paper cups, plates, and plastic utensils
  • Needles, thread
  • Non-electric can opener, utility knife
  • Paper, pencil
  • Plastic sheeting
  • Plastic storage containers
  • Pliers
  • Shut-off wrench, to turn off household gas and water
  • Signal flare
  • Tape
  • Tube tent
  • Whistle
Sanitation Items
  • Disinfectant
  • Feminine supplies
  • Household chlorine bleach
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Plastic bucket with tight lid
  • Plastic garbage bags, ties (for personal sanitation uses)
  • Soap, liquid detergent
  • Toilet paper, towelettes