Three Day Home Emergency Kit

3-person kit

9 Gallons of water (1 gal per person per day)

Food (All food should be ready-to-eat)

  • Canned Meats – 9 cans
  • Canned Fruits – 9 cans
  • Canned Vegetables – 9 cans
  • Powdered Milk and Canned Juices – 3 gallons
  • Snack Bars and Crackers – 1 or 2 boxes (12)
  • Other High Energy Foods – 1 or 2 boxes (12)
  • Age appropriate food items (Infants, Elderly, Special Needs, etc…)

Tool Kit

  • Crescent wrench
  • Pliers
  • Hammer
  • Saw
  • Screwdriver Set
  • etc…

Household Items

  • Can / Bottle Opener
  • Disposable Plates, Cups, and Utensils
  • Flashlight / Batteries
  • Radio / Batteries
  • Matches / Lighter
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Plastic Sheeting and Duct Tape
  • Dust Masks and Safety Glasses
  • Needle /Thread/Scissors
  • Whistle / Horn
  • Compass and Maps
  • Pens and Paper
  • Blankets / Sleeping Bags / Pillows
  • Clothing (Practical For Season)
  • Zip-Lock Clothing and Storage Containers
  • Cell phone and Charger
  • Pet Care Goods-leash/food/meds/ waste disposal
  • Entertainment Items (Travel Games, Cards, etc…)
  • Containers for all Items (9 Recommended)

Hygiene Products

  • Soaps and Sanitizer
  • Toilet Paper and Paper Towels
  • Garbage Bags
  • Toothpaste and Tooth Brushes
  • Shampoo and Deodorants
  • Feminine Products
  • Shaving Products
  • Combs and Brushes
  • Chlorine Bleach (1cup bleach to 1 gallon water for disinfectant)

First Aid

  • Elastic and Assorted Bandages
  • Medical Tape
  • Aspirin / Ibuprofen / Acetaminophen
  • Cough Medicine
  • Antihistamine Tablets
  • Decongestant Tablets
  • Antacids
  • Anti-Diarrhea Medicine
  • Thermometer
  • Scissors, Tweezers, Knife, and Safety Pins
  • Swabs (Alcohol, Iodine, and Hydrogen Peroxide)
  • Sting Ointment
  • Antibiotic, Disposable Gloves

The Following Items to be Placed in a Water Proof Zip Lock

Family Meds & Special Needs

  • All Medications (Dose and Directions)
  • All Doctors, Dentists, Emergency / Non-emergency numbers…
  • Medical Histories (Allergies, Medical Conditions, Immunization Records, Etc…)
  • Inventory of Possessions (Video Tape, written List, Etc…)

Documents

  • Licenses and Passports
  • Social Security Cards
  • Health and Life Insurance Policies
  • Bank and Financial Reports
  • Will, Contracts, and Deeds
  • Stock, Bonds, and Retirement Accounts

Emergency Money (Suggest $300 cash)