Hurricane Prep Checklist

    Be prepared for hurricane Florence with this safety checklist of basic items and preparations:

     

    House Prep

    – bring in or secure all furniture on porch

    – close and secure windows and doors

    – secure any loose siding or shutters

     

    Food & Water

    – water (one gallon of water per person, per day)

    – store atlas a 3-day supply of non-perishable food

    – vitamins

    – high energy foods

    – ready-to-eat canned meats, fruits and vegetables

    – canned juices

     

    First Aid

    – adhesive bandages

    – gauze pads

    – rubbing alcohol

    – hydrogen peroxide

    – tweezers

    – anti-bacterial ointment

    – bandaids

    – hand sanitizer

     

    Non-Prescription Drugs

    – Aspirin

    – acetaminophen

    – antihistamine

    – antacid

    – decongestant, cough suppressant, flu relief

     

    Tools and Supplies

    – flashlights

    – batteries

    – paper cups, plates, plastic utensils

    – battery operated ratio

    – non-electric can opener

    – fire extinguisher

    – matches

    – cash

    – map

    – wrench

    – tape

    – scissors

    – pliers

     

    Sanitation, Clothing & Bedding

    – toilet paper

    – soap

    – garbage bags

    – blankets

    – sheets

    – rain gear

    – sturdy, waterproof shoes and coat

    – several weeks worth of clothes, socks and underwear

     

    For Baby

    – formula

    – diapers

    – bottles

    – powdered milk

    – medications

    – pacifier

    – toys

    – blankets and comfort items

     

    Entertainment

    – board games

    – books

    – paper and pencils, crayons for drawing

     

    For Adults

    – contacts and supplies

    – glasses

    – prescriptions drugs

    – insulin

     

    For Pets

    – secure ID tag

    – pet carrier

    – pet food and water

    – toys

    – treats

    – beds, blankets and other comfort items

    – medications

    – cat litter and litter box

     

    Possesions & Documents

    (keep theses records in a waterproof, portable container)

    – will

    – contracts

    – deeds

    – stocks

    – bonds

    – passports

    – social security cards

    – immunization records

    – inventory of valuables

    – family records

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