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First Aid Supplies

Home Work Car
Adhesive bandages, various sizes      
5 " x 9 " sterile dressing      
Conforming roller gauze bandage      
Triangular bandages      
3 " x 3 " sterile gauze pad      
4 " x 4 " sterile gauze pads      
Roll 3 " cohesive bandage      
Germicidal hand wipes or waterless, alcohol-based hand sanitizer      
Antiseptic wipes      
Pairs large, medical grade, non-latex gloves      
Tongue depressor blades      
Adhesive tape, 2 " width      
Antibacterial ointment      
Cold pack      
Scissors (small, personal)      
Tweezers      
Assorted sizes of safety pins      
Cotton balls      
Thermometer      
Tube of petroleum jelly or other lubricant      
Sunscreen      
CPR breathing barrier, such as a face shield      
First aid manual      

Medicine Supplies

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Aspirin and non-aspirin pain reliever      
Anti-diarrhea medication      
Antacid (for stomach upset)      
Laxative      
Vitamins      
Prescriptions      
Extra eyeglasses/contact lenses      

Food and Water

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Water      
Ready-to-eat meats, fruits, and vegetables      
Canned or boxed juices, milk, and soup      
High-energy foods such as peanut butter, jelly, granola bars and trail mix      
Special foods for infants or persons on special diets      
Vitamins      
Cookies, hard candy      
Instant coffee      
Cereals      
Powdered milk      

Tools

Item
Portable, battery-powered radio or television and extra batteries  
NOAA Weather Radio, if appropriate for your area  
Flashlight and extra batteries  
Matches in a waterproof container  
Signal flare  
Shut-off wrench, pliers, shovel, and other tools  
Duct tape and scissors  
Small canister, ABC-type fire extinguisher  
Whistle  
Plastic sheeting  
Tube tent  
Compass  
Work gloves  
Paper, pens, and pencils  
Battery-operated travel alarm clock  

Sanitation and Hygiene Supplies

 Item
Washcloth and towel  
Towelettes, soap, hand sanitizer  
Tooth paste, toothbrushes  
Shampoo, comb, and brush  
Deodorants, sunscreen  
Razor, shaving cream  
Lip balm, insect repellent  
Feminine supplies  
Toilet paper  
Contact lens solutions  
Mirror  
Heavy-duty plastic garbage bags and ties for personal sanitation uses and toilet paper  
Medium-sized plastic bucket with tight lid  
Disinfectant and household chlorine bleach  
A small shovel for digging a latrine  

Clothes and Bedding Supplies

 Item
Complete change of clothes  
Sturdy shoes or boots  
Rain gear  
Hat and gloves  
Extra socks  
Extra underwear  
Thermal underwear  
Sunglasses  
Blankets/sleeping bags and pillows  

Kitchen items

Item
Manual can opener  
Mess kits or paper cups, plates, and plastic utensils  
All-purpose knife  
Household liquid bleach to treat drinking water  
Sugar, salt, pepper  
Aluminum foil and plastic wrap  
Resealable plastic bags  
Small cooking stove and a can of cooking fuel (if food must be cooked)  

Comfort Items/Other

Item
Games  
Cards  
Books  
Toys for kids  
Pet Supplies/Toys  
Pet restraint/leash  

Documents and Keys

Item
Personal identification  
Cash and coins  
Emergency contact list and phone numbers  
Map of the area and phone numbers of places you could go  
Extra set of house keys and car keys  

Copies of the following:

 
Birth certificate  
Marriage certificate  
Driver's license  
Social Security cards  
Passports  
Wills  
Deeds  
Inventory of household goods  
Insurance papers  
Credit cards  
Immunization records  
Bank and credit card account numbers  
Stocks and bonds