3 Days worth of canned food (or other non-perishable foods)
1Set of flashlights and batteries
1First aid kit
1Pack of candles and matches
1Envelope with copies of important family documents
1Roll of duct tape
1Package of toilet paper & tall plastic bags
1Pack all of the items in the storage bin.
2Keep it somewhere safe and accessible in the event of a natural disaster.
3Check your kit once a year to make sure it is ready to go.
How It Works
Experts recommend making an emergency kit with at least 3 days worth of essential supplies for you and your family to prepare for natural disasters. Make sure to recheck your kits once a year, to make sure you’re ready to go. Your kit can have more things than described in the video. Remember, we can't stop natural disasters from happening, but we can take steps (like making an emergency kit) to reduce their impact.
Check out the Full Lesson on Predicting Natural Disasters!
In this lesson, we learn that:
We can't stop natural disasters from happening, but we can reduce their impact.
Some disasters like tornadoes can be foretasted to give people warning.
Other natural disasters like earthquakes are not yet predictable.