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Things to have in an emergency kit

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In case of hurricane, tornado, or electrical outage!

Rated 11 points - posted 9 years ago by clementine in category Home.
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first aid kit Report Abuse
in case of an injury or accident
20 points - added 8 years ago by guest -

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food Report Abuse
if on your first day without a house,you might not be able to go to a cafe or something so you might need some food to keep you going.
19 points - added 7 years ago by guest - 2 comments
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I think it should be 2, also
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I think it was correct and should be number 2 in the list
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Passport, Visa, Birth Certificate Report Abuse
For disasters where you have to leave the area, most other cities/towns will require identification and/or proof of citizenship or they will not allow entry.
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radio Report Abuse
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blanket Report Abuse
if you are cold it will keep you warm
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Fresh Water Report Abuse
Otherwise you could die of dehydration or get sick from contaminated water.
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duct tape Report Abuse
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cash Report Abuse
put aside some cash, just in case. ATMs will not work without electricity!
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Scissors Report Abuse
For the times when a knife is a little awkward to use.
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A knife Report Abuse
A basic survival need
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medication Report Abuse
8 points - added 7 years ago by guest - 1 comment
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why would this be -5points it pretty reasonable!
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spare tire for car Report Abuse
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wind up radio Report Abuse
you don't need batteries to use a wind up radio--and you can listen to see when the electricity will be back on!
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matches Report Abuse
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bottled water Report Abuse
7 points - added 9 years ago by clementine - 1 comment
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i think it should be iced
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batteries Report Abuse
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tuna or chicken in cans Report Abuse
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generator Report Abuse
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flashlights Report Abuse
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canned goods Report Abuse
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candles Report Abuse
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clean clothing Report Abuse
You won't want to do laundry the old fashioned way!
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Extra Batteries Report Abuse
If you have any sense, you will use lots of battery powered stuff. Need Extra
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Extra Clothes Report Abuse
YOU SHOULD KNOW THIS!!!!!!!!!!!
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a phone Report Abuse
to communicate
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walky talkys Report Abuse
In case you get seperated from your family; cell phones may not work.
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Gold, Silver, Platinum Jewelry or watches Report Abuse
Often after a disaster national currencies will be worthless.
2 points - added 8 years ago by guest -

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cold packs Report Abuse
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manual can opener Report Abuse
don't rely on your electric can opener--it won't work if the lights go out!
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Pillow Report Abuse
Better than the floor!
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battery powered clock Report Abuse
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propane grill Report Abuse
Don't forget to pick up an extra tank--you can cook just about anything you need on a grill.
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pads Report Abuse
any females.
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bandages Report Abuse
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helment Report Abuse
if you dont have a basement put one on to protect your head
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soap shampoo and such Report Abuse
to get cleaned
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Gasoline Report Abuse
If you cannot figure this out then wow............
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battery powered tea kettle Report Abuse
-3 points - added 9 years ago by clementine -

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picture of everyone that lives with you Report Abuse
in case they get lost just show everyone the picture and you'll find that person
-4 points - added 8 years ago by guest -

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light sticks Report Abuse
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trash bags Report Abuse
just in case you have broken windows or glass to clean up
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Bag Report Abuse
To store all these things
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french press Report Abuse
for making coffee sans electricity!
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