Zombie Preparedness for Educators: Kit Checklist

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All-Hazards Emergency Kit

Assemble the following items to create a kit for your home, office, school, or vehicle:

  • Water—one gallon per person, per day
  • Food—nonperishable, easy-to-prepare items (minimum 3 day supply)
  • Flashlight
  • Battery-powered or hand-crank radio (NOAA Weather Radio, if possible)
  • Extra batteries
  • First aid kit (whistle, antibiotic ointment, bandages, face masks, gloves and reference book)
  • Medications (7 day supply and medicinal dispensers if necessary)
  • Multipurpose supplies (wrench, pliers, plastic sheet, duct tape, scissors, matches)
  • Sanitation/personal hygiene items and bleach
  • Copies of personal documents (medication list and pertinent medical information, proof of address, deed/lease to home, passports, birth certificates, insurance policies)
  • Cell phone with charger
  • Family Disaster Plan (family and emergency contact information)
  • Extra cash
  • Emergency blanket, extra clothes, sleeping bag (1 for each person)
  • Map(s) of the area

Consider the needs of all family members and add supplies to your kit.

  • Suggested items to help meet additional needs are:
  • Specific medical supplies (hearing aids/extra batteries, glasses, contact lenses, syringes, cane)
  • Baby supplies (bottles, formula, baby food, diapers)
  • Games and activities for children
  • Pet supplies (collar, leash, ID, food, carrier, bowl)
  • Two-way radios
  • Extra set of car keys and house keys

For more information visit: www.cdc.gov/phpr

Page last reviewed: October 8, 2020, 04:55 PM