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Emergency Kit Checklists

A checklist is a great guide for starting your emergency kit. Here are the basic items you will need for each kit to fit your household needs.

 

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Icon for file of type application/pdfImportant Documents for FEMA Assistance.pdf

 

Documents to Register for

 FEMA ASSISTANCE

You will need these if you are in a federally declared disaster and need to apply for FEMA assistance. To register, call 800-621-3362 and record your registration number.

 Have the Following:

Address of damaged property (home or apartment)

Address where you can receive mail

Description of disaster damages

Insurance Information (flood, homeowners, renters and auto insurance)

Photo ID

Social Security Number

Telephone number where you can be reached and messages can be left

Bank account type, account number and routing number if you want disaster assistance funds to be direct deposited to your bank

Proof of Residency (deed, rental agreement, utility bill or a bank statement; must pre-date disaster)

 FEMA Registration Number: ___________________________

 If you move after applying for assistance, be sure to let FEMA know your new address and telephone number.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfGeneral Emergency Kit

Emergency Kit General

Store all your supplies in a plastic tub that is easily accessible.

Water Three gallons of water per person, to last three days, for drinking and hygiene.

Food At least a three-day supply of nonperishable foods. Don’t forget a manual can opener.

Prescription Medications At least a week’s worth of medication. Don’t forget non-prescription medications.

Cash In case ATMs are unavailable or credit /debit card systems are down.

Important Documents Copies of any documents you can’t lose, along with your family emergency plan.

Kitchen Items Utensils, cups, tupperware, napkins, plastic ties, garbage bags and disinfectant wipes.

Personal Hygiene Moist towelettes and hand sanitizer. Also, don’t forget toothbrushes and toothpaste.

Blanket & Clothes Keep a spare set of clothes and blankets to keep warm and dry.

Radio Battery-powered or hand crank radio, preferably a NOAA Weather Radio. 

Flashlight Don’t forget the extra batteries. Consider adding some light sticks.

First Aid Kit & Dust Mask For any medical needs and to help filter contaminated air.

Whistle & Local Map Use to signal for help and evacuate without GPS if needed.

Cell Phone Chargers Include a solar charger and/or fully charged power banks (will need to be

recharged).

Plastic Sheeting & Duct Tape To help shelter-in-place if needed. Also consider nylon rope.

Wrench and Pliers To turn off utilities. Multi-purpose/multi-functional tool as well.

Also Consider Hand warmers, waterproof matches, gloves, pocket knife and fire extinguisher.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfGeneral Kit de Emergencia (Spanish)

Kit de Emergencia

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General

Almacene todos sus suministros en una tina de plástico que sea fácilmente accesible.

Agua Tres galones de agua por persona, suficiente para tres días, para beber e higiene.

Alimentos Al menos un suministro de alimentos no perecederos para tres días. No olvides un abrelatas manual.

Medicamentos Recetados Por lo menos una semana de medicamentos. No te olvides de los medicamentos sin receta.

Dinero en Efectivo En caso de que los cajeros automáticos no estén disponibles o los sistemas de tarjetas de crédito / débito no estén funcionando.

Documentos Importantes Copias de cualquier documento que no pueda perder, junto con su plan de emergencia familiar.

Artículos de Cocina Utensilios, tazas, línea de productos para la cocina tupperware, servilletas, corbatas de plástico, bolsas de basura y toallitas desinfectantes.

Higiene Personal Toallitas húmedas y desinfectante de manos. Además, no te olvides de cepillos de dientes y pasta de dientes.

Mantas y Ropa Mantenga un juego de ropa y mantas de repuesto para mantenerse caliente y seco.

Radio Radio a manivela o de manivela, preferiblemente una radio meteorológica NOAA.

Linterna No olvides las pilas extras. Considera agregar algunos palos de luz.

Kit de Primeros Auxilios y Máscara Anti-Polvo Para cualquier necesidad médica y para ayudar a filtrar el aire contaminado.

Mapa Local y Silbato Úselo para pedir ayuda y evacuar sin GPS si es necesario.

Cargadores de Teléfonos Celulares Incluyen un cargador solar y / o bancos de energía completamente cargados (deberán ser recargados).

Láminas de Plástico y Cinta Adhesiva Para ayudar a refugiarse en el lugar si es necesario. También considere la cuerda de nylon.

Llave y Alicates Para apagar los servicios públicos. Herramienta multiusos / multifuncional también.

También Considere Calentadores de manos, fósforos impermeables, guantes, navajas y extintores.

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