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Considering What to Put in an Earthquake Emergency Kit 2020

Hi everybody today we would like to talk about Earthquake Kit 2020. Earthquakes strike with no notice. They have the ability to rupture waterlines, knock out power, and leave you wholly reliant on the supplies that you have on hand.

Depending on the strength of the earthquake, you may have to sustain yourself for days before the government will be able to help you. Preparing your earthquake emergency kits now can help to ensure that you have the basic survival essentials in place to be self-reliant. Let’s continue with the following items:

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Considering What to Put in an Earthquake Emergency Kit 2020

Top 11 necessaty items in case of natural disasters 

Critical Components ( Foods, Water, Medication and Cash )

  • Medication: Have a 30-day supply of prescription medications, non-prescription medications, and vitamins.
  • Cash: Keep a supply of small bills in your kit to keep your buying power in case credit card machines are down.
  • Water: Include one gallon of water for each person and pet for each day and water purification tablets. Keep in mind that children, nursing mothers, and the elderly need more water. Hot temperatures can double the water needed.
  • Food: Include high-energy, high-protein non-perishable food, including treats that you like to eat (e.g., granola bars, protein bars, Spam, beans, soup, tuna, vegetables, dried fruits, nuts, chocolate, etc.).

Technology Considerations

  • Use Google Drive to store scanned copies of your driver’s license, health insurance cards, leases, titles, contact list, passport, and birth certificate in the cloud so that you can access them remotely if you cannot get home.
  • Create a Facebook group with your inner circle so you can easily send messages.
  • Add emergency accounts to your Twitter feed to stay informed.
  • Create an AirBnB profile so you are ready to find or share a place to stay.

Take notes with Safety Supplies

  • Safety whistle
  • 50-foot nylon rescue cord
  • Personal protection options (gun, ammunition, knife, bat, pepper spray)
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Area maps
  • Work gloves
  • Dust masks

Communication Supplies Notification

  • Extra cell phone battery (charged)
  • List of emergency and family contact names, addresses, and phone numbers
  • Self-Powered (hand crank or solar) AM/FM/NOAA Weather Radio with flashlight
  • Battery operated cell phone charger and batteries

Other Necessary Tools

  • Hammer
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Waterproof matches
  • Flashlight with batteries
  • Screwdrivers (flat and Phillips)
  • Duct tape
  • Leatherman tool

Lighting

  • Lamps or lanterns and lamp oil
  • Wicks
  • Candles and candle holders
  • Head lamp with a strobe feature for signaling
  • Light sticks
  • Glow LED flashlight
  • Solar powered flashlight
  • Waterproof match booklets

Staying Warm

  • Portable generator
  • Generator fuel (e.g., gasoline, diesel)
  • Fuel containers (for diesel / gas based on equipment needs)
  • Battery powered fan
  • Spray bottle
  • Emergency Mylar space blankets
  • Blankets

Cooking Supplies

  • Magnesium fire starter
  • Knives
  • Disposable tableware (paper plates, disposable cups, plastic utensils)
  • Aluminum foil
  • Insulated ice chest
  • Cook stove or grill and fuel
  • Cooking containers (pots, pans)
  • Manual can opener
  • Water purification tablets
  • Personal water filter straw
  • 100-gallon water storage system

Necessary Baby Needs

  • Baby skin care items (body wash, oil, lotion, sunscreen)
  • Toys and books
  • Baby food and formula
  • Diaper-changing supplies (diapers, wipes, powder, diaper rash ointment)
  • Baby-sized nail clippers

First Aid Kit

  • Topical analgesic cream
  • Tweezers
  • Scissors
  • Shears
  • Eye wash
  • Eye dropper
  • Ice packs
  • Heat packs
  • Gauze pads (varied sizes)
  • Adhesive bandages (varied sizes)
  • Butterfly-type wound closure strips
  • Triangular bandage to use as sling
  • Ace wrap
  • Hemostats
  • Magnifying glass
  • Razor blades
  • Safety pins
  • Diabetic sugar tablets (if needed)
  • Pack of needles (if needed)
  • Epi-Pen (If needed)
  • Non-latex rubber gloves
  • Pencil and small notebook
  • Isopropyl alcohol
  • Saline solution
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Benadryl
  • OTC pain medications (such as aspirin, ibuprofen, acetaminophen)
  • Hydrocortisone cream
  • Iodine
  • Alcohol pads

Clothing and Protection

  • Dust mask
  • Goggles
  • Neckerchiefs
  • Sunscreen
  • Reading glasses
  • Sunglasses
  • Change of clothing for three days, considering your year-round environment
  • Outerwear, such as ponchos, rain jacket, winter jacket
  • Bandanas
  • Ponchos
  • Work boots or other sturdy shoes
  • Rubberized boots
  • Hats

Start the preparation today for future coming disaster

From now on you shoud prepare these items listed above in your home. This will help your family stay safe in any natural disasters.

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