A SAMPLE EMERGENCY LIST, SEPTEMBER 2005

Phone designate ASAP and let him/her know you are safe and where you are


 

If We are SNOWED IN or if there is an Avian Flu Pandemic

 

Fill bathtubs with water?

Plan heat and cooking systems

Candles, lighters & matches

 

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Pack for Emergencies [For the above or in case we need to leave]

(and where located)

 

Medications plus

  bottles of water

  Germicidal Tablets for water

  Toilet Paper/soap/shampoo

  Toothbrushes & toothpaste

 

  Heat & light systems, e.g.

    Butane lighters

    Matches and candles

    Space Blankets

    Therma Care heat wraps

 

  Duct tape

  Compass

  Money

  Florescent paint

  Multi-purpose knife

 

Maybe:

  Kleenex

  Facial wipes

  Small magnifying glass

  Hand cream

  Glasses & sewing kits

 

GRAB AND GO [these things are ready to grab and go if we have little warning; having them available will also help in other emergencies]

Plan where parties meet

 

Emergency Pack PLUS

Get money from ATMs

and

First aid kit

Car survival kits

Multi-tool kits

Backpacks, tent, sleeping bag

Consider walking sticks and

   Cross-country skis

Big bottle & cases of water

Purses & backpacks

Extra glasses, wallets & ID

 

Food:

  Boxed fruit juices

  Skim milk powder

  Dry soups

  Nuts and seeds (incl. frozen)

  Nutribars

  Dried meats and sausages

  Silverware & can opener

  Metal dishes

  Sharp knives

  Frypan/saucepan?

 

Clothing:

  Change of clothes

  Sweatshirt

  Rain jacket

  Good walking shoes

  Extra socks & underwear

  Gloves, hats & Jackets

 

  Little camera

  Cell phones

  Crank radio

  Shake flashlights

  Mini solar panel

 

  

ADVANCE WARNING

If we have time to plan get away

 

Emergency pack and

Grab and Go list PLUS

Big plastic boxes to hold stuff

 

Waterócarton & giant bottle

 

Food:

  Canned goods

  Go to store & get supplies

  Frozen food to go in coolers

   (frozen water bottles as ice)

 

Gas can fill up

Propane stove and gas

Lamp and Oil

 

Winter:

  Boots

  Extra socks

 

Towels

Blankets

 

Laptops

 

All batteries

All flashlights

 

Cell phones PLUS

  Cigarette lighter car adapter

  and AC charger

 

Plus suitcases of clothes and memories.