13 Necessities to Pack in Your Emergency Supply Kit

 
 
13 Necessities to Pack in Your Emergency Supply Kit
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FEMA recommends a standard emergency supply kit for general preparedness for any emergency. If you want to make your own, here’s what to pack:

Battery-Powered or Hand Crank Radio & NOAA Weather Radio with Tone Alert
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Battery-Powered or Hand Crank Radio & NOAA Weather Radio with Tone Alert

Flashlight
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Flashlight

First Aid Kit
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First Aid Kit

Extra Batteries
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Extra Batteries

Whistle to Signal for Help
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Whistle to Signal for Help

Dust Mask
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Dust Mask

Duct Tape & Plastic Sheeting
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Duct Tape & Plastic Sheeting

Moist Towelettes
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Moist Towelettes

Garbage Bags & Plastic Ties
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Garbage Bags & Plastic Ties

Wrench or Pliers
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Wrench or Pliers

Manual Can Opener
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Manual Can Opener

Local Maps
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Local Maps

Cell Phone with Chargers & Backup Battery
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Cell Phone with Chargers & Backup Battery

Additional Personal Items Items
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Additional Personal Items Items

If you have time, these additional items may be useful for your all-purpose preparedness kit:

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