Emergency Supplies & Tools

Supplies to Gather

Consider having the following items on hand:
  • Battery powered radio or television
  • Compass
  • Emergency preparedness manual
  • Filter masks
  • Fire extinguishers, ABC type
  • Flashlight - one for each family member
  • Heavyweight garbage bags or plastic sheeting, duct tape and utility knife for covering broken windows
  • Matches in a waterproof container
  • Plenty of extra batteries
  • Pliers
  • Shut-off wrench (to turn off household gas and water)
  • Signal flare
  • Tape
  • Tube tent