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Plan Ahead: Create An Emergency Kit

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Having a 3-Day Kit ready and packed will help prepare your family in the case of an emergency or evacuation. Keep the following items in a sturdy and easy-to-carry container and make sure it’s ready to go at all times during the year:

  • Copies of important documents in a waterproof container (Photo IDs, proof of   residence,  insurance, birth certificates, deeds, Social Security Card, etc.
  • Hygiene kit of toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, deodorant, feminine products, shaving supplies, etc.
  • Non-expired medication, medical contact information, prescriptions, and first aid kit
  • Extra car and house keys
  • Bottled water (1 gallon per person/day) and non-perishable food (i.e. granola or energy bars)
  • Battery operated radio, flashlight, and extra batteries
  • Contact and meeting place information for your household and a small regional map
  • Small denomination cash and ATM card
  • Comfortable shoes, raingear, and blanket
  • Any special care items

This information is supplied by Ready Alabama.

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