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’.