Tipsy Tuesday (#119)

Cities in crisis and natural disasters are all over the news as of late.

Tip #119

Be prepared for any emergency.

At a minimum, have the basic supplies listed below. Keep supplies in an easy­to­carry emergency preparedness kit that you can use at home or take with you in case you must evacuate.

  • Water—one gallon per person, per day (3­day supply for evacuation, 2­week supply for home)
  • Food—non­perishable, easy­to­prepare items (3­day supply for evacuation, 2­week supply for home)

  • Flashlight

  • Battery­powered or hand­crank radio (NOAA Weather Radio, if possible)

  • Extra batteries

  • First aid kit

  • Medications (7­day supply) and medical items

  • Multi­purpose tool

  • Sanitation and personal hygiene items

  • Copies of personal documents (medication list and pertinent medical information, proof of address, deed/lease to home, passports, birth certificates, insurance policies)

  • Cell phone with chargers

  • Family and emergency contact information

  • Extra cash

  • Emergency blanket

  • Map(s) of the area

    • For more details, visit the American Red Cross.

      1 comment:

      Mamarazzi said...

      VERY informative post.