Additional Items For an Emergency Preparedness Survival Kit

Additional Items For an Emergency Preparedness Survival Kit

Your basic emergency survival preparedness kit will contain the most essential items such as water, food, a solar and hand crank powered radio and flashlight. But it is also important to remember that other factors such as your particular location (flood, tornado or hurricane zone), your local weather, personal/family medical needs, and pets, will also impact what your survival kit should contain.

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In an emergency disaster survival situation, you want to try to be as prepared as possible. It is better to have something and not use it, than to need something and not have it. So in addition to your basic survival preparedness kit, here are a few more items, often forgotten, to consider when putting together your survival kit.

Prescription medications for yourself and family members (also note if these are to be taken with food, water, milk, etc

· Eyeglasses and/or contact lenses

· Infant formula and diapers

· Pet food and extra water for your pet

· Copies of important family documents stored in a portable, waterproof container. These could include insurance policies, birth certificates, identification (passport ID page), bank account records, etc.

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