Preparing for an Emergency

Packing a Go-Bag

Remember to add things that you would need following a disaster.

Start with a water-resistant backpack.


Several water bottles

Food bars


Glow sticks


Mylar blanket


Large hat for sun shading

Comfortable walking shoes and socks

N95 mask

Cash in small bills

Cell phone

Solar-powered cell phone charger

Map with alternate ways home marked

Moist wipes


Keys to your car and house

Identification such as drivers license

Needed medications

Spare glasses or contacts

Small mirror for signaling

For more ideas or readily available kits, go to the internet and search for ‘emergency kits’ or ‘go bag’.