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Archive for the ‘Hurricane Irma’ Category

Hurricane Irma: Recommended Supplies, Prepping Emergency Kits

Posted by Writing PIs on September 4, 2017

Florida Department of Emergency Management: Recommended Supplies

Hurricane Irma via NASA

Water – at least 1 gallon daily per person for 3 to 7 days
Food – at least enough for 3 to 7 days
– non-perishable packaged or canned food / juices
– foods for infants or the elderly
– snack foods
– non-electric can opener
– cooking tools / fuel
– paper plates / plastic utensils
Blankets / Pillows, etc.
Clothing – seasonal / rain gear/ sturdy shoes
First Aid Kit / Medicines / Prescription Drugs
Special Items – for babies and the elderly
Toiletries – hygiene items
Moisture wipes
Flashlight / Batteries
Radio – Battery operated and NOAA weather radio
Cash – Banks and ATMs may not be open or available for extended periods.
Toys, Books and Games
Important documents – in a waterproof container
– insurance, medical records, bank account numbers, Social Security card, etc.
– document all valuables with videotape if possible
Tools – keep a set with you during the storm
Vehicle fuel tanks filled
Pet care items
– proper identification / immunization records
– ample supply of food and water
– a carrier or cage
– medications
– muzzle and leash

Related Articles

Hurricane Irma: How to Prepare an Emergency Kit (USA Today)

Everything You Need to Survive a Storm (Miami Herald)


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