Other Kits


Keep an emergency suitcase / “go-kit” ready at all times that you can take with you in the event of an evacuation. Keep important documents sealed in an airtight container. Be sure to take your own supply of non-perishable food.

  • Blankets and pillows
  • Rain gear (clothing and shoes)
  • Change of clothing (plan for two weeks)
  • Essential personal items
  • prescription drugs
  • toiletries
  • dentures
  • hearing aids
  • eye glasses
  • Battery-powered, solar or hand-cranked radio / NOAA Alert radio
  • Extra batteries
  • Cooler with ice/water supplies
  • Non-perishable food
  • Toys/books/activities for kids


  • Pets 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 (remember the can opener!)
  • Toys, treats and blankets to comfort animal
  • Proper leash & collar per pet
  • Appropriate pet carrier per pet
  • One-month supply of litter with pan & scoop

Two-week supply of food/drink

Maintain a two-week supply of food and drink for each person. Keep it as a part of your preparedness kit. Include the following items:

  • Water (One gallon per person – per day)
  • 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)
  • Pet food