Emergency Supply List

It is responsible to keep your home prepared for an emergency. This list is simply a starting place for creating your own emergency supply list. A good resource for more information is ready.gov, which suggests that you should be prepared with food, water, and supplies for a minimum of 72 hours. This list contains things you should have stocked around your home as well as things you may take in the case of an evacuation.

Information & Essentials

  • Copies of important documents in a waterproof and portable container (insurance cards, birth certificates, deeds, photo IDs, proof of address, pink slips, etc…)
  • List of medications each member of household takes, why they take them, and the dosages
  • Contact and meeting place information for your household
  • Regional maps
  • Notepad & pen
  • Cash
  • Extra set of house & car keys

Food & Water

  • 5 gallons water
  • Water filter
  • Nonperishable food
  • Camping stove & fuel


  • Fire extinguisher(s)
  • Flashlight (LED flashlights are more durable and last up to 10 times longer than traditional flashlights)
  • Batter operated AM/FM radio
  • Extra batteries/chargers
  • Cell phone & charger
  • First Aid Kit
  • Small tools (pliers, wrench, screwdriver, etc...)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Several changes of clothes for all weather (jacket, sweater, hiking shoes, hat, gloves, rain gear, etc...)


  • Working jack, lug wrench, & spare tire
  • Aerosol tire repair kits
  • Jumper cables
  • Flares
  • December 10, 2017