Emergency Comfort Kits (Grab ‘n Go, Car Kits)

Suggested Personal Grab ‘n Go Kit

(Personalize & keep with you at all times)

  • Bottled water
  • Flashlight and radio (Crank-operated or with fresh batteries)
  • Nutritious foods (dried fruits, granola bars, nuts or beef jerky)
  • Whistle
  • Personal medications
  • Emergency blanket
  • Garbage bags
  • Personal toiletries
  • Extra pair of eye glasses
  • Dust masks and gloves
  • Extra money, coins, phone cards
  • Family photos (recent)
  • Book and/or game
  • Personal papers (copies of insurance, emergency contacts, prescriptions & identification)

Suggested Car, Truck Kit

(Keep up car maintenance and fuel so you don’t run out)

  • Bottled water
  • First aid kit & manual
  • Nutritious foods (dried fruits, granola bars, nuts or beef jerky)
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Comfortable, sturdy walking shoes (warm boots in winter)
  • Flashlight (extra batteries)
  • Warm blanket
  • Flares, candles w/matches inside a glass jar or waterproof plastic container
  • Heavy-duty work gloves (leather) and warm mitts
  • Ziploc bags, toilet tissue
  • Dust masks and gloves
  • Hardhat, toque & scarf
  • Change of clothing
  • Large, sturdy backpack
  • Road map & compass
  • Deck of cards, good book
  • Shovel and sand, kitty litter or other traction aids
  • Ice scraper and brush
  • Duct tape and garbage bags Booster Cables


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