Due to the economy in North America, everyone is talking about keeping 6 months supplies

Firewood/Coals/Fuel for stove 

extra tooth paste, toilet paper,

Flashlight and batteries

Radio and batteries or crank radio

Spare batteries (for radio and flashlight)

First-aid kit

Telephone that can work during a power disruption

Candles and matches/lighter

Extra car keys and cash

Important papers (identification)

Non-perishable food (ready-to-eat items that do not require refrigeration)

Manual can opener

Bottled water (4 litres per person per day)

Clothing and footwear

Blankets or sleeping bag

Toilet paper and other personal items


Backpack/duffle bag

Whistle (to attract attention, if needed)

Playing cards

Food items

Flour and/or wheat (wheat has a longer shelf life)



•Beans (pinto, navy, refried, and so on)

•Pasta (a variety of types)

•Vegetable oil



•Peanut butter



•Cooking essentials like baking powder, baking soda, salt, and yeast

•Powdered milk

•Canned meats, including tuna

•Canned fruits and vegetables


•Dry cereal

•Granola bars


•Nuts or trail mix

•Boxed sides such as stuffing or mashed potatoes

•Dry soup mixes

•Powdered drink mixes

List Of First Aid Kit Supplies

1.)A pair of latex gloves. Many diseases are transmitted by touching bodily fluids such as blood and urine.

2.)Band Aids. The most common injury you will treat are small cuts and scrapes.

3.)Four inch sterile gauze bandages for those slightly larger cuts and bloody noses.

4.)One roll of cloth adhesive tape for taping bandages, and minor splitting like broken fingers.

5.)Ipecac syrup for ingesting poisonous substances.

6.)Ammonia inhalants for fainting.

7.)Cotton roll sterile dressing for holding bandages on the bigger lacerations and abrasions and to put direct pressure on wounds to stop the bleeding.

8.)One pair of blunt scissors for cutting bandages, and removing clothing if needed.

9.)Eye wash to flush out an eye if water is not readily available.

10.)Tweezers for removing those splinters.

11.)Cold packs for bumps on the head, sprains, and heat exhaustion.

12.)One tube of antiseptic ointment to clean minor cuts.

13.)Cotton swabs to get particles out of the eye, ear and to apply ointment.

14.)Plastic Zip-Lock bags for a variety of purposes, including cleaning up hazardous material or storing cut-off fingers, etc.

15.)Disinfectant wipes to clean yourself after you’ve treated someone’s wounds.

15.)Benadryl, to help reduce swelling at any time. This can be used for bug bites and allergic reactions.

16.)Goggles to prevent fluids and other objects from getting into your eyes.

17.)Flashlight in case someone is hurt in the dark or in a power outage situation. It would be wise to check the batteries frequently in the flashlight.

18.)Rescue Blanket; the reflective kind, that can also be used for keeping someone warm, keeping them cool, or signaling aircraft or someone using binoculars trying to

find you.

19.)If you’re CPR-certified, carry around a CPR face shield. This will also help to prevent you from coming in contact with the injured party’s bodily fluids and will help

prevent catching disease.

20.) A lollipop to calm a child that is afraid when injured.

Camping equipment-tent, sleeping bags, multi-layered clothing



–blankets/sleeping bags;

–flashlight with extra batteries;

–first-aid kit;


–high-calorie, non-perishable food;

–extra clothing to keep dry (including hat, socks and mitts, not gloves);

–a large empty can and plastic cover with tissues and paper towels

for –sanitary purposes;

–a smaller can and water-proof matches to melt snow for drinking;

–sack of sand (or cat litter);


–windshield scraper and brush;

–tool kit;

–tow rope;

–booster cables;

–water container with water;

–brightly colored cloth to use as a flag;

–compass and road maps;

–keep your gas tank near full to avoid ice in the tank and fuel lines.

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