Storing water is one of the most important things you can do for a disaster. Use the following guidelines:
Stored water needs to be treated to make sure it will be safe to drink when you need it. You can do this by adding four drops of bleach per quart of water. The liquid bleach should have 5.25 percent sodium hypochlorite and NO SOAP!
You will need a three-day supply of non-perishable food. Non-perishable means food that can stay good for a long time without needing to be in the refrigerator. It is also good if the food doesn’t need to be cooked. Here are some suggestions:
The food should be kept dry and cool. Items such as cookies and crackers should be put in plastic bags.
Listed below are some of the items that should be included in your First Aid kit:
Tools and Supplies
Listed below are some of the tools and supplies that you may want to include in your disaster supply kit. Keep in mind that you may have to leave your home and you would need a convienent methon to take these items with you.
Clothing and Bedding
Everyone in your house should have a complete change of clothes and a pair of sturdy shoes or boots stored in the disaster kit. You should also have rain gear, thermal underwear and blankets or sleeping bags.