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Emergency Checklists

Weather Safety Graphics collection from FEMA.gov

You Are Prepared If You Can Check Off the Following Items:

Keep emergency supplies on hand

Know first aid

Know CPR

Know how to turn off your home utilities

Have a family evacuation & reunion plan

Plan for children, elderly, disabled and pets

Know your children’s school evacuation plan Have flood insurance

Have copies of all important documents

Know your local radio & TV stations for emergency broadcasts

Get involved in your neighborhood watch

Familiarize yourself with evacuation routes

Have a 96 hr. (72 hr.) kit for home

Have a Grab-n-Go Bag for all family members

****Remember to make Disaster Planning a part of your Neighborhood Watch***

 

 Grab-n-Go Bag Items:

O  Flash light

O  Portable radio or TV

O  Extra batteries

O  Whistle

O  Dust mask

O  Pocket knife

O  Emergency cash & coins in small denominations

O  Sturdy shoes, change of clothing and warm hat

O  Water & Food

O  First aid kit

O  Permanent marker, paper and tape

O  List of emergency phone numbers

O  List of allergies to any drugs (especially antibiotics)

O  Copy of health insurance & identification cards

O  Extra prescription eye glasses, hearing aid & other vital items

O  Toothbrush & toothpaste

O  Extra keys to house & vehicles

O  Special Needs items for children, seniors and people with disabilities

O  Photocopies of credit cards and identification (proof of address, DL, or Electric bill)

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Pets Go Bag Items:

Food & water Medicine

Crate or carrier

Picture of you and pet

Rabies vaccination Certificate Collar, ID tag, harness or leash

Sanitation, litter, newspaper, plastic trash bags

Toys, treats or bedding

**All supplies should be checked every 6 months and out dated items replaced

FEMA.gov

Using an unsafe heating device indoors can cause carbon monoxide poisoning. Unsafe heating devices include: portable gasoline heaters, propane heaters, natural gas heaters, and charcoal heaters.

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Example of a 72 hour Kit:

3 day supply of non-perishable food items (canned meats, fruits & vegetables)

3 day supply of water (1 gallon per person. per day) Manual can opener, cooking supplies and utensils Portable battery operated radio or TV

(extra batteries) Flashlight and batteries

First aid kit and large trash bags Matches in waterproof container Whistle

Warm clothing and rain gear

Sanitation and hygiene items (TP, soap and feminine supplies)

Special need items for children, seniors, or people with disabilities

Photo copies of credit cards and identification (proof of address, DL, or electric bill)

Blanket or sleeping bag

Supplies for pet

**All supplies should be checked every 6 months and outdated items replaced

1 Comment on Emergency Checklists

  1. Great article Janet….every one should have this info!
    Thank you K.

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