Build Your 72 Hour Kit

The following list includes essential items to have in your emergency survival kit:

□ food (non-perishable and easy-to-prepare items, enough for three days) and a manual can opener
□ bottled or bagged water (6 litres per person for each day) and backup water purification tablets
□ medication(s)
□ toilet paper and other personal items such as soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.
□ personal protective equipment (PPE) such as medical masks and respirators
□ back up chargers and power banks for cell phone or mobile device
□ cash in small bills
□ portable light source such as a flashlight, headlamp or glow stick
□ radio (crank or battery-run)
□ extra batteries
□ first-aid kit
□ candles and matches/lighter
□ hand sanitizer or moist towelettes
□ important papers such as a copy of your emergency plan, identification, contact lists, copies of prescriptions, etc.
□ extra car and house keys
□ whistle (to attract attention, if needed)
□ zip-lock bag (to keep things dry)
□ garbage bags and duct tape