Disaster preparedness starts with the mindset that many calamities cannot be foreseen or can be foreseen but are inevitable. Anything could happen. It is your job to take care of yourself and your household before, during, and after disasters. Our family has maintained our survival bags for over eight years.

Here is a definitive list of emergency supplies for survival.

  1. Family first aid kit
  2. Supply medicine for at least seven days
  3. Lots of drinking water
  4. Special needs of children, older, and persons with disabilities
  5. Special needs of your pets
  6. Standalone flashlights
  7. Candles and matches, glowsticks
  8. Extra batteries and power banks
  9. Portable radio
  10. Ready-to-eat-food
  11. Water purifier
  12. Hygiene kit
  13. Sufficient stock of clothes
  14. Clean blankets
  15. Umbrellas, raincoats, and rain boots
  16. Whistle
  17. Identification cards
  18. Secure important documents
  19. Escape kit
  20. Extra cash
  21. Your firearm and ammunition

What else would you add to this list?


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