Survival Kit

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Floods and Tsunamis Volcanoes Shelter in Disaster Helping Children cope with Disaster
  Survival Kit Escape Land Disasters  


· Bottled water for drinking, enough for seven gallons per person.
· Water
· For personal hygiene, enough for seven gallons per person
· First-aid kit and a four-week supply of prescription medications
· Non-perishable foods and beverages.
· Battery-powered radio with extra batteries
· One flashlight per person with extra batteries
· Toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothpaste)
· Towels and wash cloths
· Toilet paper and paper towels
· Eyeglasses
· Baby supplies (diapers, wet wipes, medication)
· Non-electric can opener
· Disinfectant, clean-up supplies and laundry detergent
· Change of clothing, rain gear, gloves and
· Identification cards
· A list of family physicians
· Cards, games and books
· Pillows and either blankets or sleeping bags
· Bug repellent


· Candles
· Matches (stored in a watertight plastic bag)
· Oil lamps (with extra fuel)
· Fire extinguisher
· Wind-up or battery-powered clock
· Charcoal and lighter fluid (for use only after the storm and only outside)
· Plastic trash bags
· Paper plates and cups and plastic eating utensils
· Plastic tarp or plastic sheeting for roof or window repair
· Water purification kit (tablets, plain chlorine bleach or iodine)
· Tool kit, including nails, screws, duct tape, twine and rope
· Camera and film


· Crackers or Cookies
· Peanut Butter, Jams and Jellies, Marmite and Bottled Cheese Spread
· Ultra-pasteurized milk in paper packaging or canned milk
· Baby food for infants (canned or bottled)
· Dried fruits and packaged shell nuts
· Canned meat and fish, vegetables, fruits and soups
· Beef jerky (in plastic wrapper)
· Vitamin Supplement