Emergency Outage Kit

Survival

  • Water - 1 gallon per person per day
  • First aid kit freshly stocked
  • Food - packaged, canned and baby food
  • Non-electric can opener
  • Blankets and sleeping bags
  • Portable radio/flashlight and extra batteries
  • Fire extinguisher ABC type
  • Food and water for pets
  • Money

Sanitation

  • Bar soap, liquid detergent and shampoo
  • Toothpaste
  • Toilet paper
  • Household bleach

Safety and Comfort

  • Candles with holders and matches
  • Change of clothing
  • Knife or razor blades
  • Garden hose for siphoning and fire fighting
  • Tent

Cooking

  • Camp stove, propane appliances
  • Fuel for cooking (camp stove fuel, etc.)
  • Plastic knives, forks and spoons
  • Paper plates and cups
  • Paper towels
  • Heavy duty aluminum foil

Tools and supplies

  • Axe, shovel, broom and woodcutting saw
  • Crescent wrench for turning off gas
  • Screwdriver, pliers and hammer
  • Coil of 1/2" rope
  • Plastic tape and sheeting
  • Toys for children