Hurricane Supply List

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Here are some basic items you will need when preparing for a Hurricane. Keep in mind you need to prepare for yourself and everyone in you family to be with out resources for a minimum of 7 days!


Water – You will need water for drinking, cooking and sanitation purposes. Pack a minimum of 1 gallon daily per person for 7 days.

Food – You will need enough for a minimum of 7 days:

  • Non-perishable packaged or canned food and juices
    • Manual can opener
  • Foods for individuals with dietary restrictions (i.e. infants, elderly, etc.)
  • Snack foods
  • Cooking tools and fuel
  • Paper plates and plastic utensils

Flashlight and Extra Batteries

Pillows, Blankets and/or Sleeping Bags

Clothing – Include a complete change of clothes suitable for your areas climate. Be sure to include sturdy shoes to protect you from debris or other sharp objects you may encounter outdoors post-storm.

First Aid Kit, Prescription Medication and Other Medicines

Radio – Battery operated and NOAA weather radio

Toiletries

Cleaning Supplies – Include garbage bags, moisture wipes and other items you may need to sanitize your home or surrounding post-disaster.

Special Items – Assess all family member needs. Consider other items needed for infants, elderly and individuals with access and functional needs (i.e. medical items, baby bottles, etc.)

Cash – Banks and ATMs may not be open or available for extended periods following a disaster.

Toys, Books and Games

Important Documents – Consider storing all critical documents in a waterproof container, as well as, saving them electronically.

Tools

Pet Care Items

  • Proper identification / immunization records
  • Ample supply of food and water
  • Carrier or cage
  • Medications
  • Muzzle and leash
  • Photo of you and your pet(s) – in the event you are separated from your pet, having an updated photo with your pet will help validate pet ownership.
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