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Got kids?  
Make Kid Kits!
Contact information for Mom and Dad, out of state contact 
ID with your names, contact numbers
Who is authorized to pick your kids up if you can’t get there
Family reunification plan—with a note from Mom and Dad that everything will be all right
Favorite book or toy, especially for little ones
Favorite snack and juice box
Change of clothes
Extra medication, make sure school knows what these are and how to store them (if they need refrigeration)

Happy Anniversary
Check and rotate water, food, batteries and clothes at last once a year.  
Pick a date you’ll 
remember—anniversaries of the 1906 or 1989 quakes are good reminders!
And DO IT!  
Sort through your supplies.  Donate food that is reaching expiration dates.  
Recycle dead batteries.
Text Box: Disaster Supply Kit—Home
Text Box: Water, 1 gallon per person per day for at least 3-5 days (4 people = 12-20 gallons!)
bleach, to purify domestic water if needed; 2-4 drops per quart
Food, enough to feed your family for 3-5 days; choose foods that
are easily stored, ready-to-eat, and have a shelf-life of at least 1 year before they need to be replaced; canned and dried foods, soups, canned juice and milk, are perfect emergency supplies
are low in salt and do not require large amounts of water to cook; if you plan to cook noodles or rice, store cans of broth for cooking
Cooking supplies:  an alternative way to cook (grill, camp stove), utensils, manual can opener, foil and plastic wraps, matches, zip plastic bags, garbage bags
Clothing:   a complete change of clothing for each person, stored so it stays dry and clean; heavy enough to protect you and keep you warm, boots or heavy shoes—comfortable too; gloves, rain ponchos
Safety Supplies:  flashlight and portable radio with extra batteries, candles and matches, duct tape, good pair of scissors, whistles (to get attention and keep track of kids), rope, sharp knife, small tools like a wrench for utility shut-off, fire extinguisher (type: 3A-40B-C) 
General Supplies:  plastic bags, money (no ATMs!), pencil and paper, city/area maps, extra sets of house and car keys, ID cards for everyone, ‘space’ blankets, emergency contact information and reunification plans, insurance information and other important documents
Hygiene Supplies:  soap-waterless kind, liquid detergent, shampoo, toothbrush and paste, tissue, toilet paper, sanitary supplies (sanitary napkins make excellent pressure bandages), paper towels
Medical Supplies:  first aid kit (adequate kits in stores or assemble your own), first aid book; medications, extra eyeglasses, and prescriptions for both, list of doctors
If you evacuate, you may need tent, sleeping bags, some means for moving all your supplies (wheeled cans), and games or cards
Special items for infants, children, elderly, disabled
Consider your pets—they need their own water, food, leashes, carrier or shelter
Text Box: Workplace Kit—Go Bag
Text Box: A simple kit that will allow you to get to your home or reunification site
Comfortable walking shoes
Portable radio
Small amount of water and food
Contact information
Text Box: Do you know what plans your 
employer has for evacuation?  
Sheltering in place? 
Contacting you after a disaster?  
Text Box: Car Kit
Text Box: Similar to the workplace kit
Comfortable walking shoes
Small amount of water and food
Basic first aid kit
Contact information, maps
Change of clothes/blanket
Text Box: Make sure you keep the gas tank full!  Never let it go below half a tank.  It takes electricity to pump gas and passable roads to get to a station—neither may be available!