Tools & Supplies

Tips
Keep the following items handy for general use:
  • Battery powered radio
  • Flashlight
  • Extra batteries of assorted sizes
  • Duct tape
  • Aluminum foil
  • Rope
  • Bow saw
  • Mess kits or paper clips
  • Plates and plastic utensils
  • Cash and/or traveler's checks, including change
  • Non-electric can opener
  • Utility knife
  • Small ABC fire extinguisher
  • Tube tent
  • Pliers
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Compass
  • Waterproof matches
  • Plastic storage containers
  • Signal flares
  • Paper and pen / pencil
  • Needles and thread
  • Medicine dropper
  • Whistle
  • Plastic sheeting
  • Local map
Sanitation
For sanitation needs, you should store the following items:
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap and liquid detergent
  • Feminine supplies
  • Plastic garbage bags with ties
  • Plastic bucket and lid
  • Disinfectant
  • Household chlorine bleach