Hurricane Packing Kit

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by tx_dane_mom, Sep 7, 2008.

  1. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2007
    SE Texas
    I know not all of you have 5 giant dogs or 2 young kits but I went through several lists and complied my own and thought it would surely help someone.

    Hurricane Packing Kit

    Food Supplies
     1 gal. of water per person for 3-7 days
     Ice
     Shelf-packaged Juice
     Beverages (powdered, canned, instant)
     Prepared foods (canned soups, spaghetti, tuna, ham, Spam, Vienna Sausage)
     Snacks (Pudding, cookies, hard candies, nuts)
     Canned vegetables and fruits
     Dried fruits
     Snack spreads (peanut butter, jelly, cheese)
     Cereals
     Bread

    Kitchen Supplies
     Manual Can Opener
     Matches / Lighter
     Pocket Knife
     Ice Chest/Cooler
     Paper plates/napkins
     Plastic cups, knives, forks, spoons

    Baby Needs
     Disposable Diapers
     Wipes
     Diaper-rash ointment
     Baby meds (Rxs, Tylenol, etc)
     Toys, books, games to entertain kids

    Medical Needs
     Insect repellent
     Feminine hygiene items
     Insect bite lotion
     Sunscreen
     Soap
     Shampoo
     Toothpaste / toothbrushes
     Deodorant
     Toiletpaper
     Prescriptions
     First-Aid Kit (Bandages, Tape, Q-Tips, Tweezers)
     OTC Meds (Tylenol, Benadryl, Diarrhea, etc)
     Disinfectant – (Spray Lysol and/or liquid handgel)


    Pets
     Grocery bags (pick up poo)
     Food/Water (1 wks worth)
     Crates/Cages
     Leashes/Collars for each animal
     Photo/Immunization Records (Rabies)/ Any meds
     Bark collar & muzzles if needed

    Important Papers
     Copies of House, Car, and Life Insurance
     Medical Records / Insurance Card
     Bank Account Info/Number
     Social Security Numbers for all Family members
     Repeat from above – Rabies certificates for all pets

    Hardware/Tools
     Generator
     Fuel
     Hand tools (Hammer, screwdrivers, shovels)
     Rope (For tying down items at home and during travel)
     Good working gloves (For hauling limbs upon return)
     Duct tape
     Tarps
     Nails (For possible home repair after the storm)
     Scizzors
     Garbage bags (For clean up while evacuated and upon return)
     Flashlights w/batteries
     Fire Extinguishers

    Misc
     CASH
     Cell phone & charger
     Extra Batteries (AA & D)
     Battery operated lanterns (Home Depot, these are GREAT)
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    awesome idea!!!..thanks for making that...i'm going to try to print it out..dont know if i can or not...again..good idea..thanks, Wendy
     
  3. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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    Wow, very thorough and well done. My first thought was OMG I would have so forgot the tampons! You really thought of everything.

    redhen, you should be able to copy and paste it to a word document and print it from there if nothing else. [​IMG]
     
  4. smileybritches

    smileybritches Chillin' With My Peeps

    small grill and charcol:D
     
  5. RedStickLA

    RedStickLA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Battery Powdered Radio (one with the hand crank generator if possible incase you run out of batteries)

    Great list!
    Mitzi
     
    Last edited: Sep 8, 2008

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