Emergency Response.

Question.....if the power were out for a period of 3 days or more, how would you and your family survive?

The intention is that in the near future, you could find many answers to that question on this page plus MORE!!​

To begin......gather the supplies for your Families 72 Hour Survival Kit!!!

Red Cross 72 Hour Survival List

Basic Supplies:

WATER 3 Gallons per person

Flashlight with extra batteries

Portable radio with batteries

Fire extinguisher

Utility shutoff wrench

Pocket knife

Duct tape

Matches

Light sticks

Candles

Emergency or space blankets

Wool blankets

Plastic sheeting

Tarp and 50 ft. nylon rope

Eating utensils and tin cups

Paper cups

Plastic buckets

Garbage bags and ties

Toilet paper

Campstove and extra fuel

Tri-fold shovel

FOOD:

Instant coffee and tea

Hot chocolate instant mix

Energy bars

Chow mein

Spaghetti with mushrooms

Canned soups

Flour

Stew

Applesauce

Rice

Mixed seasonings

Pancake mix

Peanut butter and jelly

Multiple vitamins

Canned juices

Tuna fish

Unsalted crackers

Sugar

CLOTHING:

Long sleeve wool shirt

Tee shirt

Heavy shoes

Gloves

 Rain gear

Three pair of socks

Scarf

Denim pants

Hat

Three sets of underwear

PERSONAL:

Bar of hand soap

Liquid detergent

Tooth brush and gel

Shampoo

Brush and comb

Disposable razor

Hand mirror

Sewing kit

Spare glasses

Hand towel

Tissues

Towelettes

Medications

FIRST AID KIT:

A complete first aid kit for 72 hour home use is listed below. Remember to include any prescription medications that your family takes along with a written list of prescriptions, allergies, and doctors. If you wear eye glasses, contact lenses or dentures, include and extra pair in the kit. The most important item that you can include in your medical kit is a good firs aid manual.

The following is for family use only and should not be considered a complete list for NET operations:

Kerlex, Kling or any other brand of roller bandage (6 rolls) used to wrap over dressings and to secure splints

4-inch sterile gauze pads (4-6)

2-inch sterile gauze pads (4-6)

Sanitary napkins used to control excessive bleeding

1 and 2 inch adhesive tape (1 roll each) used to secure bandages Bandaids (1 box assorted types)

Triangular bandage (3) used to secure broken arms, shoulder dislocations or as a wrap for splints. Can be purchased or made from old sheets

Ace bandage for wrapping sprains (1)

Sterile water (1 quart) used to flush wounds and cool burns

Antiseptic solution (1 bottle) used to clean wounds

Scissors

Tweezers

Sterile needle for splinters

Aspirin or non-aspirin pain reliever

Latex gloves (2 pair)

Anti-diarrhea medication

Antacid

Syrup of Ipecac to induce vomiting, if advised by poison control. Sunscreen

Tube of petroleum jelly

Cleaning agent/soap

Moistened towelettes or baby wipes

Assorted sizes of safety pins



Other links:





www.redcross.org/prepare



www.rolcf.net/?page_id=60



www.fema.gov/