September is National Preparedness Month! Make sure you're prepared for the next disaster.
  1. Water!
    The rule of thumb is one gallon per person, per day (3-day supply for evacuations, 2-week supply for home)
  2. Food!
    Non-perishable, easy-to-prepare items (3-day supply for evacuations, 2-week supply for home)
  3. A flashlight
    Don't forget extra batteries! You can find one here: http://rdcrss.org/Flashlight
  4. Battery powered or hand-crank radio (NOAA Weather radio, if possible)
  5. A first aid kit
  6. Medications (7-day supply) and medical items
  7. Multi-purpose tool
  8. Sanitation and personal hygiene items
  9. Copies of personal documents
    Make sure to include medication lists and pertinent medial information, proof of address, deed/lease to home, passports, birth certificates, insurance policies)
  10. Cell phone with chargers
  11. Family and emergency contact information
  12. Extra cash
  13. Emergency blanket
  14. Map(s) of the area