Monday 25 September, 2017

Tropical Storm Warning: Items you need for a storm

First Aid Supplies

First Aid kit and manual

Hand wipes or hand sanitizer

Antiseptic wipes

Non-latex gloves

Cold pack

Scissors (small)

Tweezers

Cotton Balls

Thermometer

Petroleum jelly or other lubricants

 

Non-prescription and prescription medicine

Antibacterial ointment

Aspirin and non-Aspirin pain reliever

Anti-diarrhoea medication

Antacid

Laxative

Vitamins

Dentures and cleaning solution

Extra eyeglasses/contact lenses and cleaning solution

Hearing aid and extra batteries

Medical support equipment (wheelchairs, cane, dressings, oxygen etc)

 

Sanitation and Hygiene Supplies

Towelettes, body wipes, soap, hand sanitiser

Washcloth and towel

Toothpaste, toothbrushes

Shampoo. Comb and brush

Deodorants

Razor, Shaving cream

Lip balm, insect repellent

Heavy Duty Plastic Bags and twist ties

Medium size plastic bucket with lid

Disinfectant and bleach

Feminine products

Toilet supplies

Diapers

Mirror

 

Equipment and Tools

Portable, battery-powered or hand-cranked radio or television

Extra batteries

Signal flare

Matches in a waterproof container

Duct Tape and scissors

Plastic sheeting

Whistle

Work gloves

Paper, pen and pencils

Small canister, ABC type fire extinguisher

 

Kitchen Items

Household Liquid Bleach to treat drinking water or water purification tablets

Paper cups, plastic plates and utensils

All-purpose knife

Aluminium foil and plastic wrap

Re-sealable plastic bags

 

Miscellaneous Items

Cards, games, books

Toys for kids

 

Food and Water for at least 3 days

Water (1 Gallon per person per day)

Canned or boxed juices and milk

High energy foods such as nuts, fruit bars, dried fruit, granola bars

Snacks

Cereals

Powdered Milk

 

Clothes and Bedding Items

Complete change of clothes

Extra pair of shoes

Rain gear

Hat

Extra Socks

Extra Underwear

Blanket/pillows/Sleeping Bag

Folding and Lawn Chairs

 

Documents and Key Items

Personal Identification

Cash and coins

Credit cards

Extra set of house and car keys

Photography of all valuable documents

Photocopies of birth certificate, marriage certificate, passports driver’s license, will, deeds, bank statements, stocks and bonds, immunization records etc

 

Pet Supplies

Extra food

Cleaning supplies

Pet carriers

Leashes, collar, harnesses, muzzles

Pet ID tags

Toys

Proof of ownership

 

Information courtesy the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management