Proper Emergency Kit Essential to Hurricane Preparedness
At a minimum, you should have these basic supplies:
Water: one gallon per person, per day (3-day supply for evacuation, 2-week supply for home).
Food: non-perishable, easy-to-prepare items (3-day supply for evacuation, 2-week supply for home).
Battery-powered or hand-crank radio (NOAA Weather Radio, if possible).
First aid kit.
Medications (7-day supply) and medical items.
Multi-purpose tool, like a Swiss Army knife.
Sanitation and personal hygiene items.
Copies of personal documents (medication list and pertinent medical information, proof of address, deed/lease to home, passports, birth certificates, insurance policies).
Cell phone with charger.
Family and emergency contact information.
Extra cash (ATMs might be inoperable).
Extra fuel for generator and car.