Water - Store water in plastic containers. Avoid using containers that will decompose or break. Store one gallon of water per person. Keep at least a three day supply of water for each person in your household.
Food - Store foods that are non-perishable and require no refridgeration, preparation or cooking, and little or no water. Store at least a three day supply of food.
First Aid Supply
Clothing and Bedding - Include at least one complete change of clothing and footwear per person.
Tools and Supplies
Special Items - Remember family members with special needs, such as infants and elderly or disabled persons.
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