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(fema.emergency. disaster. preparedness.survival.) 7_day_supply_calendar

(fema.emergency. disaster. preparedness.survival.) 7_day_supply_calendar

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Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness7 Day Survival Kit
Be Prepared!
Some find it difficult to put together a disaster preparedness kit, butusing this easy-to-follow Preparedness Supplies Calendar will help you andyour family take the anxiety and frustration out of preparing foremergencies or disasters by ensuring you have enough supplies to lastseven days or until help arrives.
“...through partnerships,leading the way iemergency management” 
Take the next 24 weeksand build a 7 DaySurvival Kit!
 
Week1Week2Week3Week4Week5Week6Week7Week8Week9Week10Week11Week12
1 gallon of water*1 jar peanut butter2 large cans juice*2 cans meat*1 hand-operatedcan openerPermanent markerDiapersBaby food
Things To Do:
Date perishableitems with markerDecide on andnotify out-of-areacontact who cancoordinateinformation forscattered familymembers
*Per Person
Duct tapePet foodHeavy cotton orhemp rope2 flashlights withbatteriesWaterproof matchesfor outside useONLY withappropriate stoveor grillLeash or pet carrierExtra set of I.D.tags
Things To Do:
Sign up for FirstAid/CPR classes atyour local RedCross location1 gallon of water*2 cans meat*2 cans fruit*Feminine hygienesuppliesPaper & penLocal mapPain relieverLaxative1 gallon of waterfor each pet
Things To Do:
Find out about whatkinds of disasterscan happen in yourareaEncourage yourneighbors todevelop their ownplans
*Per Person
Flashing safety lightor light wandCompassMedicines/ perscriptionsmarked “ForEmergency Use”Contact lenssupplies
Things To Do:
Develop a familydisaster planincluding where tomeet if seperated,name and numberof out-of-areacontact, kinds of information to givethat contact in anemergency1 gallon of water*2 cans fruit*2 cans vegetables*2 cans meat*4 rolls of toiletpaper*Extra toothbrush*Travel-sizedtoothpasteSpecial foods forspecial dietaryneeds
Things To Do:
Identify escaperoutes from housefor all familymembersIdentify safe placesto go in case of fire,flood, earthquake,or other disaster
*Per Person
Deluxe First Aid kitSafety pinsSunscreen
Things To Do:
Practice a drill foreach of yourevacuation plansIdentify storagearea for yoursupplies, such as acloset along aninside wall orseveral heavy-dutywatertight plasticgarbage cans thatcan be storedoutside. If usingoutside storage,ensure thatcontainers areweather and animalproof.2 cans ready-to-eatsoup*(Not Concentrated)2 cans fruit*2 cans vegetables*Sewing kitDisinfectant1 gallon waterExtra baby supplies(bottles, formula,diapers)
Things To Do:
Place a pair of shoes, a flashlight, awhistle, and a pairof work gloves in aplastic grocery bagand tie the bag toyour bed frame
*Per Person
ScissorsTweezersThermometerLiquid antibacterialhand soapDisposable handwipesSewing needlesPetroleum jelly orother lubricatingcream2 tongue depressersExtra eye glasses2 cans ready-to-eatsoup*(Not Concentrated)Liquid dish soapHousehold chlorinebleach withmedicine dropperfor water treatment1 box heavy-dutygarbage bags withties1 bottle antacidtablets1 gallon of water*
Things To Do:
Test smokedetectors andreplace batteries
*Per Person
Waterproof portablecontainer forimportant papersBattery-poweredradioWrench to turn off utilities
Things To Do:
Make sure everyoneknows where tofind the gas andwater metershut-off valves andhow to turn themoff Attach a wrenchnear each shut-off valve so it is therewhen needed2 large cans juice*Large plastic foodbags2 boxes high-energysnacks3 rolls paper towels
Things To Do:
Keep extra batteryfor cell phone orchange for payphone usage indisaster suppliesLocate several payphones that arenear your house
*Per Person
Pet litter and boxExtra waterPet First Aid kit
Things To Do:
Make sure that allpet vaccinations arecurrent and obtainmedical recordsfrom veterinarianfor disaster recordsKeep emergencysupply of anyspecial petmedication needsPhotocopyimportant papersand store themsafely
 
Week13Week14Week15Week16Week17Week18Week19Week20Week21Week22Week23Week24
Things To Do:
Add a change of clothes and a pairof shoes for eachperson in the familyto your emergencysuppliesPut togetherpackets of yourfavorite and mostused spices: salt,pepper, sugar, etc.Put aside utensils,cups, plates, andbowls for eachpersonMake sure allperishables havebeen dated1 gallon of water*WhistleExtra batteries forflashlights andradioPry bar
Things To Do:
Check with yourchildren’s day carecenter or schoolabout their disasterplans and howparents will becontacted if adisaster happensduring businesshoursPliersScrewdrivers(Phillips & Slotted)HammerStrapping andfasteners for waterheater, bookcases,and computers
Things To Do:
Secure waterheater, bookcases,computers, andother heavy itemsthat could fall overin an earthquake2 cans fruit*2 cans meat*2 cans vegetables*
Things To Do:
Develop a disastersupply kit for yourvehicles or buy aready-made kitfrom your localautomotive storeFind out if you havea neighborhoodsafety group andbecome involved
*Per Person
“Child-proof”latches or fastenersfor cupboardsQuakehold museumputty to securemoveable items of shelves
Things To Do:
Secure doors andmoveable items2 boxes grahamcrackersAssorted plasticcontainers with lids2 boxes dry cerealSpecial equipment,such as hearing aidbatteries, etc.
Things To Do:
Arrange forsomeone to helpyour children if youare at work and notable to return homeduring a disasterRubbing alcoholAnti-diarrheamedicationAntiseptic ointment
Things To Do:
Make sure you havea sleeping bag anda blanket for eachmember of yourfamily2 cans meat*2 cans vegetables*2 boxes facial tissue2 boxes quickenergy snacksDried fruits andnuts
Things To Do:
Assemble anactivity box withplaying cards,games, and otherfavorite toys
*Per Person
Plastic bucket withtight lid fortoileting needs*Plastic sheetingAny denture caresupplies
Things To Do:
Review yourinsurance coveragewith yourinsurance agent tobe sure you arecovered forwhatever disastersmay occur in yourarea2 boxesquick-energy snacksComfort foods(candy bars,cookies, etc.)Plastic wrapAluminum foil
Things To Do:
Purchase andinstall emergencyescape ladders forupper floorwindowsCamping or utilityknifeWork glovesSafety gogglesDisposable dustmask*
Things To Do:
Photograph orvideo tape thecontents of yourhome and sendthem to anout-of-town friendor relative to store
*Per PersonThings To Do:
Begin rotatingwater and foodstores, replacingthose purchasedduring Week One.Check that storagearea is safe and dry.Continue rotationeach month so thatfresh stores arealways on hand.
*Per Person*Per Person

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