Basic Emergency Supply Kit
• Water. 1 gallon per person, per day for at least three days; for drinking and sanitation.
• Food. At least three-day supply of nonperishable food, though Hawaii authorities recommend a two-week supply because of our remote location.
• Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert. Extra batteries.
• Flashlight and extra batteries.
• First aid kit.
• Whistle to signal for help.
• Dust mask and duct tape to help filter contaminated air and tape for various needs while sheltering in place.
• Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation.
• Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities.
• Manual can opener for food.
• Local maps.
• Prescription medications and glasses.
• Infant formula and diapers.
• Pet food and extra water for pets.
• Important family documents in waterproof, portable container for copies of insurance policies, identification and bank account records.
• Extra clothes and sleeping bag or warm blanket for each person.
• Books, games, puzzles, other activities for children.
For more information, visit the Federal Emergency Management Agency website at www.fema.gov.