How to Make an Emergency Kit

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An emergency kit is a collection of basic supplies you and your family may need in the event of a disaster. The kit should contain food, water, and other items you may need to survive when you have to evacuate your home or live without basic services for several days. When a disaster strikes, you probably won’t have the time to gather all the supplies in a kit. Thus, it’s important to create the kit in advance and keep it in a safe but easy-to-reach place.

A basic emergency kit should include:

Optional items to include in an emergency kit:

Other tips:

Remember that creating a family evacuation plan and preparing your home for emergencies are also very important in protecting your family and your property in the event of a disaster. For professional fire, smoke, flood or mold restoration services, contact your local PuroClean office.

Last edited on 5th of September 2019