Hurricane Supplies Checklist

Hurricane supplies checklists American Red Cross Hurricane Supplies checklists
  • Water—at least a 3-day supply; one gallon per person per day.

  • Food—at least a 3-day supply of non-perishable, easy-to-prepare food

  • Flashlight

  • Battery-powered or hand-crank radio (NOAA Weather Radio, if possible)

  • Extra Batteries

  • First aid kit

  • Medications (7-day supply) and medical items (hearing aids with extra batteries, glasses, contact lenses, syringes, cane)

  • Multi-purpose tool

  • Sanitation and personal hygiene items

  • 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 chargers

  • Family and emergency contact information

  • Extra cash

  • Emergency blanket

  • Map(s) of the area

  • Baby supplies (bottles, formula, baby food, diapers)

  • Pet supplies (collar, leash, ID, food, carrier, bowl)

  • Tools/supplies for securing your home

  • Extra set of car keys and house keys

  • Extra clothing, hat and sturdy shoes

  • Rain gear

  • Insect repellent and sunscreen

  • Camera for photos of damage

  • Important links

  • American Red Cross:

  • American Red Cross Safety and Well Bell Being Registration:

  • If you don’t have Internet access, call 1-866-GET-INFO to register yourself and your family.

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