Sunset Survival & First Aid, Inc. :: Survival Checklist
FEMA and the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security recommend the following basic essentials for survival preparedness:
- Water - 1 gal per day for each person and pet, for at least 3 days, for drinking and sanitation. Survival water is specially packaged and sealed in air-tight pouch or box for long
- Food - Minimum 3-day supply of non-perishable food.
- Manual can opener and eating
- Radio, battery-powered or hand-crank, and NOAA
Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries. (Light sticks are also convenient to have on hand.)
- Flashlight and extra batteries
- Whistle to signal for help
- Plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter-in-place
Individuals are also advised to take into consideration any special needs of family members and pets:
- Prescription medications and glasses, hearing aid batteries
- Infant formula and diapers
- Important family documents such as copies of
insurance policies, identification and bank
account records stored in waterproof, portable container
- Books, games, puzzles or other activities for
- Keep a picture of your family and
pets with your emergency kit, in case you get separated during a disaster.
Sunset Survival features a wide range of emergency kits and supplies, to fit every budget.
Check out our popular Deluxe Emergency Backpack Kit - this kit is available for 1-4 people
Smaller kits are available for car, office or home, such as our Fanny Pack Kit, or Commuter Survival Kit in cooler bag
Classroom Lockdown Kits are available as a Classroom Emergency Backpack Kit or Classroom Lockdown Bucket Kit with emergency toilet We also feature many larger, multi-person kits for offices, businesses, government agencies, or other organizations: 20-person Office Emergency Kit
, 25-person Metal First Aid Cabinet