Emergency Kits

Everybody can be more prepared for emergencies. Having an emergency kit is a great start.

Basic Emergency Kit

  • Water: Two litres of water per person per day.
  • Non-Perishable Food: Select items that do not require heat and/or water for preparation.
  • Manual Can Opener
  • Flashlight and Batteries
  • Battery Powered or Wind Up Radio
  • First Aid Kit
  • Prescription Medications (Week Supply, If Possible)
  • Infant Formula, Diapers and Children's Items
  • Equipment Required for People with Special Needs or Disabilities
  • Extra Keys for House and Vehicles
  • Cash
  • Copy of Your Family Emergency Plan
  • Change of Clothing and Footwear
  • Sleeping Bags or Blankets
  • Garbage Bags
  • Toilet Paper and Other Personal Care Items
  • Basic Tools
  • Small Fuel Stove and Fuel: Always follow manufacturer's directions. DO NOT use barbeques, fuel stoves or open flames indoors.
  • Copies of Personal Documents, Such as Passports, Birth Certificates, Insurance Documents.
  • Candles and Matches

* Update your kit and your emergency plan annually or if your family situation changes. Replace food, water, and batteries with fresh supplies.