Disaster Supply List

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Home - Store your kit in a convenient place known to all family members. Keep items in airtight plastic bags. Re-think your kit and family needs at least once a year.
Work – This smaller kit should be in one container, ready to “grab and go” in case you are evacuated from your workplace. Make sure you have comfortable walking shoes at work.
Car – Keep emergency supplies in your car, including food, water, first aid supplies.

Useful Phone Numbers

NASCC Hurricane Emergency HotLine - 1-877-378-8373

NASCC Emergency Management Office - 361-961-1743 / 1698 / 1725

Lackland AFB muster numbers - 210-671-2648 / 0167 / 0582 / 2784

American Red Cross (San Antonio) - 210-224-5151

San Antonio Humane Society - 210-226-7461

Useful Web Sites

Ready America
FEMA
NOAA

Quick Foods

Replace your stored food every three to six months.

  • Canned soups
  • Powdered / canned milk
  • Dried fruits, nuts / trail mix
  • Crackers
  • Health food / granola bars
  • Cookies, hard candy
  • Cereal
  • Canned meat / fish
  • Peanut butter / jelly
  • Canned fruits / vegetables
  • Juices
  • Sugar, salt, pepper
  • Instant coffee, tea


Water Containers

Change your stored water supply every six months so it stays fresh.

  • Bottled water – one gallon per person, per day of normal activity
  • Ice chests / coolers
  • Water jugs – non-breakable
  • Plastic garbage can, clean
  • Water buckets, clean
  • Bathtub, clean


Personal

  • Clothing / raingear
  • Sturdy walking shoes / boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Extra eyeglasses / contact lenses
  • Extra set of keys
  • Hat / jacket
  • Address book
  • Cell phone / charger
  • Cards, games, books, magazines
  • Blankets, sleeping bags, pillows
  • Computer / laptop


Toiletries

  • Washcloths / towels
  • Soap / hand sanitizer
  • Contact lens solution
  • Cosmetics, mirror
  • Toothpaste, toothbrushes
  • Shampoo / conditioner
  • Comb / brush
  • Deodorants
  • Shaving cream / razors
  • Denture needs
  • Sanitary napkins / feminine supplies


Cleaning Aids

  • Mop
  • Bleach (16 drops per gallon of water to purify)
  • Disinfectants
  • Sponges / Wash cloths
  • Dish liquid, laundry soap
  • Plastic bucket with tight lid


Baby Needs

  • Canned / powdered formula
  • Prepared baby foods
  • Diapers / wipes
  • Bottles / nipples
  • Baby medication / ointments
  • Toys
  • Playpen / baby bed


Pets


Make sure your pet’s tags are up-to-date.

  • Canned food
  • Medications / vet info
  • Food / water bowls
  • Kennel, leash, bedding / litter
  • Current photo / description


Important Papers / Documents


Store documents in a watertight, portable container.

  • Personal / Military ID / Drivers License
  • Passport
  • Citizenship papers
  • Family member list of personal identifying info – birth date, DL number, SSN, etc.
  • Emergency and evacuation contacts, important phone numbers and email addresses
  • Backup of critical home computer files
  • Social Security cards
  • Prescriptions / Physician’s info
  • Birth certificates / Adoption papers
  • Bills to be paid / Stamps
  • Insurance Policy Information / Cards – Automobile, Health / Life, Homeowners, Flood, Fire, Renters
  • Photo inventory of personal property
  • Health / Immunization records
  • Vehicle title and registration
  • Retirement account info
  • Power of attorney / Wills
  • Account numbers – Bank, credit cards, stocks / bonds
  • CASH, credit / debit cards, checkbook, change
  • Prepaid phone cards
  • Marriage certificate / Divorce decree
  • State and federal tax records
  • Deeds, lease info
  • Safety deposit box key (s)
  • Important receipts


First Aid

Ask your physician or pharmacist about storing prescription medications.

  • Prescription medication
  • Bandages, gauze, tape
  • Moistened towelettes
  • Cotton balls, cotton swabs
  • Alcohol, hydrogen peroxide
  • Scissors, safety pins, tweezers
  • Antiseptic ointment
  • Eye wash / drops
  • Aspirin / Tylenol, antacids, Ipecac
  • Thermometer
  • Medicine dropper (also for water purification)
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen (spf 45)
  • Cold pack
  • First aid manual


Paper / Sundries

  • Plates, cups, napkins
  • Plastic utensils
  • Manual can opener
  • All purpose knife / scissors
  • Needles, thread
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet tissue
  • Paper, pens, pencils
  • Aluminum foil
  • Resealable plastic bags
  • Trash bags


Electronics / Battery-operated

Replace batteries at least once a year.

  • Portable, battery-operated radio
  • Alarm travel clock
  • Flashlight
  • AA, C, D, hearing aid batteries (if necessary)
  • Camera, film, rechargeable batteries


Light / Cooking / Fuel

  • BBQ grill / Hibachi – * Outside use only
  • Portable stove – * Outside use only
  • Charcoal – 10 / 20 lb bags
  • Lantern
  • Propane gas
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Lighter / Matches in waterproof container
  • Candles – * Only if no danger of gas leaks


Tools and Other Essentials

  • Shut-ff wrench, pliers
  • Hammer, screwdrivers
  • Axe, hatchet
  • Whistle
  • Coil of ½” rope
  • Masking tape / duct tape
  • Shovel
  • Work gloves
  • Flotation devices
  • Small tent / tarp
  • Dust masks


Emergency Car Kit

Keep a smaller version of the Disaster Supplies Kit in the trunk of your car. Let others know when you left and where you are going.

  • Spare tire / Flat fixer
  • Signal flares
  • Maps with evacuation routes marked
  • Blanket
  • Jumper cables
  • Bottled water

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