#IMREADY Checklist - FOX 5 Storm

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Recommended Items to Include in a Basic Ready Kit:

- Water At least 3 gallons per person, for drinking and hygiene

- Food At least a 3-day supply of non-perishable food

- Can opener for food, if kit contains canned food

- Radio Battery-powered or hand crank NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries

- Flashlight and extra batteries

- First aid kit

- Whistle To signal for help

- Face mask To help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter in place

- Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties For personal hygiene

- Wrench or pliers To turn off utilities

- Local maps

Click here to learn how one family learned to prepare. #IMREADY

Additional Items to Consider Adding to a Ready Kit:

- Prescription medications and glasses

- Infant formula and diapers

- Pet food and extra water For your pet

- Important family documents Such as copies of insurance policies, identification and bank account records in a waterproof, portable container

- Cash or traveler's checks and change

- Emergency reference material Such as a first aid book or information from Ready.gov

- Sleeping bag or warm blanket For each person. Consider adding bedding if you live in a cold-weather climate

- Complete change of clothing Include a long sleeved shirt, long pants and sturdy shoes. Consider adding clothing if you live in a cold-weather climate

- Household chlorine bleach and medicine dropper

- Fire extinguisher

- Matches In a waterproof container

- Feminine supplies and personal hygiene items

- Mess kits, paper cups, plates, plastic utensils, paper towels

- Paper and pencil

- Books, games, puzzles or other activities for children

Click here to download a printable copy of the Family Emergency Plan

Visit ready.ga.gov/prepare to download a printable copy of this checklist.

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