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How to make an earthquake preparedness kit

Make an Earthquake Preparedness Kit


Each person will need one gallon of water per day for at least three days. For drinking and sanitation.

At least a three day supply of non perishable food

Battery powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both.

Flashlight and extra batteries

First aid kit

Whistle to signal for help

Dust mask to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter-in-place.

Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation.

Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities

Manual can opener for food.

Local maps.

Cell phone with chargers, inverter or solar charger.

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