Have enough supplies for 3-5 days.
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Here are some essentials you will need.
Make sure you and your family have enough emergency food and water to see you through the first several days of a disaster.
Depending on the severity and location of the catastrophe, it may take time for help to arrive and for shelters
and food to become available.
For your convenience, you may want to purchase a Homefront Emergency Disaster kit.
Many of our kits have additional room for some personal effects, or purchase an extra backpack to store those items in.
We offer a number of containers to store your kit supplies in, from honey buckets to back packs, roll bags and large durable roll around trash style bins.
YOUR EMERGENCY/DISASTER KIT SHOULD INCLUDE:
Store at least one gallon of water per person per day
(two quarts for drinking and two quarts for sanitation
and food preparation. Children, nursing mothers and ill people
will need more). Store water in plastic containers such as soft
drink bottles. Avoid using anything that may decompose or break.
Water should be replaced every six months.
Homefront Emergency offers sealed drinking water packets that are storable for 5-years and certified as such. It is recommended at least 6-packets or more of 4.25oz.of drinking water pr.person daily.
Purchase Homefront Emergency certified drinking water packets with 5-year shelf life
Store at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food. Select foods that are compact and lightweight, require no refrigeration, preparation or cooking and little or no water. If you must
heat food, pack a can of sterno, but use outside and away from flammable
Ready-to-eat canned meats, fruits and vegetables.. Homefront Emergency recommends the use of food bars, and MRE's that are designed and packaged for long term storage. Our food bars are low sodium, non-thirst provoking, no peanut oils and safe for vegaterians.. Remember store enough food and water for 3-5 days. It is recommended at least 1200 calories of food bars pr.person pr. day and at least 6-packets or more of 4.25oz. of water daily.
- Canned juices
- Staples (salt, sugar, pepper, etc.)
- Food/formula for infants
- Food for family members with special dietary
- Comfort/stress foods to lift morale
Remember to pack a non-electric can opener.
Purchase Homefront Emergency food bars and MRE's
3. FIRST AID KIT
Adhesive bandages, various sizes
- 5" x 9" sterile dressing
- Conforming roller gauze bandage
- Triangular bandages
- 3 x 3 sterile gauze pads
- 4 x 4 sterile gauze pads
- Roll 3" cohesive bandage
- Germicidal hand wipes or waterless alcohol-based hand sanitizer
- Antiseptic wipes
- Pair large medical grade non-latex gloves
- Adhesive tape, 2" width
- Anti-bacterial ointment
- Cold pack
- Scissors (small, personal)
- CPR breathing barrier, such as a face shield
Purchase a Homefront Emergency First Aid Kit
4. MEDICATIONS, MEDICAL SUPPLIES AND INFORMATION
Keep enough essential medications on hand for at least three days (preferably seven days).
- Keep a photocopy of your medical insurance cards or Medicare
- Keep a list of prescription medicines including dosage, and any
- Aspirin, antacids, anti-diarrhea, etc.
- Extra eyeglasses, hearing-aid batteries, wheelchair batteries,
- List of the style and serial numbers of medical devices such as
- Label any equipment, such as wheelchairs, canes or walkers that
you would need.
- Instructions on personal assistance needs and how best to provide
- Individuals with special needs or disabilities should plan to
have enough supplies to last for up to two weeks (medication syringes,
colostomy supplies, respiratory aids, catheters, padding, distilled
water, etc. Purchase Homefront Emergency first aid supplies
TOOL AND SUPPLIES
Keep some of these basic tools:
- Battery operated radio and extra batteries
- Flashlight and extra batteries
- Cash or travelers checks
Purchase Homefront Emergency supplies.
6. SANITATION SUPPLIES
Purchase Homefront Emergency sanitation supplies
- Toilet paper, towelettes
- Soap, liquid detergent,br>
- Feminine supplies
- Personal hygiene items
- Plastic garbage bags, ties (for personal sanitation uses)
- Plastic bucket with tight lid
- Household chlorine bleach
- Hand sanitizer
7.CLOTHING AND BEDDING
Include at least one complete change of clothing and a pair
of sturdy shoes per person. You also want to consider packing blankets
or sleeping bags, rain gear, hats and gloves, thermal underwear and
8.IMPORTANT FAMILY DOCUMENTS
Purchase Homefront Emergency Supplies
copies of important family documents in a waterproof
- Will, insurance policies, contracts, deeds, stocks and
- Social security cards, passports, immigration papers,
- Bank account numbers
- Credit card account numbers and companies
- Family records (birth, marriage, death certificates)
- Medical insurance and Medicare cards
- Deck of cards
- Portable music device
- For children, include a small toy, stuffed animal or coloring
book and crayons