How Do You Create An Emergency Evacuation Kit?
Emergencies happen and it is good to be prepared in the event that you are evacuated from your home. Have most of these things packed in a fire-proof box and ready to go. Here is how you can create an emergency evacuation kit and increase the safety of your loved ones. Bring cash. If the electricity is out, you will not be able to use your credit or ATM cards. Pack canned and dry foods. Make sure you buy food that can be preserved and snacked on. Candy bars, fruit bars and canned beans are all good options. You should also include plenty of bottled water; enough for your whole family. Include a battery-powered radio and flashlights. Be sure to have plenty of extra batteries. Make sure you have maps, ID’s, social security cards, credit cards, medication, first aid kits and medications. You should even include your eyeglass prescriptions or any prescriptions for medications you take regularly, as you don’t know how long you will be gone from home. Put extra clothes and blankets for each