If a disaster strikes your community, you might not have access to food, water, or electricity for some time. Take steps now to put together an emergency supply kit so that you will be prepared in case something happens. Plan on having these kits last you and each member of your family for a minimum of 72 hours. You should have emergency kits for your home, office, school, and vehicle. You never know where you will be during an emergency.
An emergency supply kit is a collection of basic items that you might need during an emergency. You should also review your kit periodically and rotate stock to insure items are kept in date. It's good to involve whoever is going to use the kit, including children, in assembling it.
Be sure to include these items: