Water—at least a 3-day supply; one gallon per person per day

Food—at least a 3-day supply of nonperishable, easy-to-prepare food


Extra batteries

First aid kit

Snow shovels

Medications/Cold & Flu (7-day supply) and medical items (hearing aids with extra batteries, glasses, contact lenses, syringes, cane)

Sanitation and personal hygiene items

Cell phone with chargers

Baby supplies (bottles, formula, baby food, diapers)

Pet supplies (collar, leash, ID, food, carrier, bowl)

Tools/supplies for securing your home

Sand, rock salt or non-clumping kitty litter to make walkways and steps less slippery

Warm coats, gloves, or mittens, hats, boots and extra blankets and warm clothing for all household members

Ample alternate heating methods such as fireplaces or wood- or coal-burning stoves

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