What should I put in my earthquake kit?



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    emergency food, water, lighting, radio, first-aid, sanitation, and shelter supplies. Solar / Hand-Crank Powered Flashlight, Radio, Flashing LED Siren & Mobile Phone Charger with a universal adapter

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    •Plenty of bottled water (three gallons or more).
    •Nonperishable food (energy bars, canned meats, canned vegetables).
    •Nonelectric can opener.
    •Fire extinguisher (small canister ABC-type).
    •Basic first-aid kit (ibuprofen or acetaminophen, adhesive bandages, flexible bandages for wrapping joints, antibiotic ointment, antihistamines, prescription drugs, sterile gauze pads).
    •Battery-operated radio with extra batteries.
    •Flashlight with extra batteries and chemical light sticks.
    •Waterproof matches and 100-hour candle.
    •Sturdy shoes.
    •Gloves (to protect yourself from broken glass).
    •Dust masks.
    •Map of the area (to locate shelters).
    •Garbage bags.
    •Toilet paper.
    •Antibacterial, “no-water-needed” liquid soap.
    •Copies of important family documents.
    •Cell phone.
    •List of important phone numbers: electric, gas, and water companies, fire department, Red Cross, family members, friends and neighbors.
    •Copies of insurance policies, financial records, and a household inventory video or list
    •Medical consent form for minors

    •Backup pair of eyeglasses
    •Contact lens supplies
    •Playing cards
    •Comfort item such as a teddy bear for young children or a photo

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    Don’t forget pet food! I would also put a water-purifying kit from a camping store.

    Also, it is important to have flash lights and a spare pair of sneakers under every bed. At night if an earthquake hits, you don’t want to be wandering around in the dark with no lights and broken glass.

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