Grab-and-go bags are an essential package to have during an emergency. They are designed to have the utilities of keeping you and your family safe when disaster strikes.
Non-perishable food: three-day to one-week supply, with a manual can opener
Water: four litres per person, per day for drinking and sanitation
Phone charger, battery bank or inverter
Battery-powered or hand-crank radio
Battery-powered or hand-crank flashlight
First-aid kit and medications
Personal toiletries and items, such as an extra pair of glasses or contact lenses
Copy of your emergency plan, copies of important documents, such as insurance papers
Cash in small bills
Garbage bags and moist towelettes for personal sanitation
Seasonal clothing, sturdy footwear and emergency blanket
Dust masks if you live in an area that’s prone to earthquakes
Help/OK Sign (PDF) : Display the appropriate side outward in your window during a disaster.
Check out these links for more information on how to prepare an effective Grab-and-Go bag.
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