Two-week Supply of Food and Drink

(you will need when you return to the city after a storm)

  • Water and ice
  • Special dietary needs items
  • Small containers of canned meats, fruits, soups, etc.
  • Dry Cereal and crackers
  • Granola/cereal/protein bars, nuts, peanut butter
  • Bread
  • Canned or bottled juices
  • Dry or non-refrigerated milk and baby food or formula (if applicable)

Survival Kit

Keep a kit at your home with the following items in it. Some of these items will be needed to secure your home, some you will take with you when you evacuate, and others will be needed once the storm has passed and you are allowed to re-occupy your home.

  • Radio/TV/Fan (battery-powered)
  • Flashlight(s)
  • Batteries
  • Can opener (manual)
  • Matches or lighter
  • Two-week food-drink supply
  • Prescription medicines (a month’s supply)
  • Baby diapers and incontinent pads (if applicable)
  • First-aid kit
  • Spare keys to home and vehicles
  • Tools (hammer, screw driver, pliers, and nails)
  • Map of the area
  • Toiletries
  • Plastic garbage bags
  • Zip lock bags
  • Paper plates
  • Napkins or paper towels
  • Plastic Eating Utensils
  • Toilet Paper
  • Emergency cooking facilities
  • Sternos
  • Propane for gas BBQ grills
  • Lantern
  • Fuel (stored in an approved container outside)
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Bleach (without lemon or any other additives)
  • Water purification tablets
  • Rain gear (clothing and shoes)
  • Seasonal clothing for a few days
  • Blanket and pillows
  • Mosquito/insect repellant and killer
  • Sunscreen
  • Other: rope, an inflatable raft, life preservers, a tarp, sleeping bags and blankets, duct tape, and mosquito netting.

Hurricane Pet Kit

  • Pet(s) should have proper ID (microchip, collar with tag, tattoo) including name, address and phone number
  • Up-to-date veterinarian records (vaccinations, medical history, any existing medical conditions with prescriptions, proof of ownership, current photos) Updating your pets’ vaccines during an emergency could prove challenging, so plan ahead.
  • One-month supply of medications
  • Flea & tick prevention/treatments
  • Two-week supply of food and water; can opener, if necessary
  • Toys, treats and blankets to comfort animal
  • Proper leash & collar per pet
  • Appropriate pet carrier per pet
  • One-month of litter with pan & scoop

City of Miami Beach Hurricane Information Center