|Home Survival Kit Checklist
A home survival kit and emergency food and water supply are essential during disasters or extended power outages that leave you confined to your home.
Portable, battery-powered radio
Manual can opener and bottle opener
First aid kit and special medications
Three to five-day supply of non-perishable foods, needing little or no cooking; high nutrition. Click here for a sample five day food supply list. Be sure you pack any special dietary foods, baby food, and formula, if needed.
Water: Minimum two quarts per person per day, but preferably, one gallon per person per day, for drinking, cooking, washing, and sanitation. Store as much clean water as possible in clean, non-breakable containers.
Extra pet food
Personal hygiene, sanitary supplies, and diapers
Ice chest and ice or frozen ice packs
Camp stove or canned heat stove, and enough fuel for three to five days; or hibachi (portable grill) and charcoal
Masking tape for windows and glass doors
Matches in a water-proof container or a lighter
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