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It is important that we are proactive in preparing our homes and vehicles for an emergency. Creating an emergency kit for your home and for your car is important in being prepared. Key items to have in your kits are listed below.

Home Emergency Preparedness Kit

  • Non-perishable food
  • Drinkable water
  • Radio – battery or crank power                                
  • Telephone (one that plugs into a jack)
  • Keep an extra supply of life saving medication or a copy of your prescription (to use during an emergency)
  • Small amount of cash

Car Emergency Preparedness Kit

  • First aid kit
  • Device to cut seatbelt/break window
  • Reflective vest
  • Small radio and flashlight
  • Emergency candles for heat
  • Shovel
  • Booster cables
  • Warming blanket/poncho
  • Drinkable water and emergency food
 

 

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Government of Canada: Get Prepared
Website: https://www.getprepared.gc.ca

Your Emergency Prepardeness Guide

Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities/Special Needs