Storm Kit Checklist

June 2022

A Family Storm Kit Is Essential In Planning for a Disaster

At a minimum, your storm kit should include the following items:

  • Water (1 gallon per person per day for 7 days)
  • Nonperishable food
  • First-aid kit
  • At least 2 weeks’ supply of medication and medical supplies used regularly
  • Specialty items for infants, small children, the elderly, and those family members with a disability
  • Seasonal or rain gear and sturdy shoes or boots
  • Clothing
  • Vehicle
  • Keep your motor vehicle tanks filled with gasoline

Pet Care Items

  • Pet food and water
  • Proper identification
  • A carrier or cage
  • Muzzle and leash
  • Water and food bowls
  • Medications

Special Needs Items

  • At least a 7-day supply of nonperishable, packaged or canned food and beverages, snack foods, juices, baby food, and any special dietary needs
  • Flashlight — Do not use candles and be sure to have enough batteries
  • Battery-operated or hand-cranked radio, a NOAA weather radio
  • Cash — Banks and ATMs may not be available after a storm
  • Bank account and credit card numbers
  • Insurance cards
  • Medical records
  • Other personal documents
  • Nonelectric can opener
  • Paper plates • Napkins
  • Plastic cups • Utensils
  • Set of car, house, and office keys
  • Items should be kept in a waterproof container
  • Important phone numbers including family, friends, county emergency management, doctors, banks, schools, veterinarian, and SVEC’s outage reporting number, (800) 752-0025