2040 Long Range Transportation Plan Final Report
All Americans should have some basic supplies on hand in order to survive for at least three days if an emergency occurs. Below are some basic items that every emergency supply kit should include. However, it is important that individuals review this list and consider where they live and the unique needs of their family in order to create an emergency supply kit that will meet these needs. Individuals should also consider having at least two emergency supply kits, one full kit at home and smaller portable kits in their workplace, vehicle or other places they spend time.
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Tools, Food and Other Supplies
Non-electric can opener
Plastic storage containers
3-day supply of nonperishable food
First Aid Kit
Latex or other sterile gloves
Sterile dressings to stop bleeding
Soap and antibiotic towlettes
Eye wash solution
Scissors and tweezers
Daily prescription medications such as insulin, heart medicine and inhalers
Prescribed medical supplies such as glucose and blood pressure equipment
Antacid and laxative