3 Day Family Emergency or Evacuation Kits

It is important to be prepared for a disaster, but you should keep the danger in perspective. If you must live through a major quake, Japan is probably the best place to do it.  Even in Japan, however, some previous preparation and pro-active thinking will help your family and home in a disaster. To start with, every family should have a 3-Day Family Emergency / Evacuation Kit on hand.  Building one, and periodically maintaining it, is not difficult or expensive, and it could pay tremendous dividends in safety and personal comfort for you and your family. Most importantly, include:  Water: 1 gallon / 4 liters of water per person, per day for drinking and sanitation  Food: 3 days worth of non-perishable, easy-to-prepare foods (canned, shelf-stable) Remember! Even non-perishable food and water has an expiry date, periodically check and rotate food and water in your kit to ensure freshness! Additional Items to Include:  Plastic (saran) wrap, paper cups, and plates, utensils (wrap to avoid washing)  Manual can opener  First aid kit including essential medications, prescriptions  Flashlight with extra batteries  Portable radio with extra batteries  Filter mask  Whistle  A tool to turn off utilities (wrench, pliers, or multi-purpose tool)  Sanitation and personal hygiene items  Garbage bags & plastic ties for personal sanitation, garbage  Blankets (emergency)  Warm clothes, change of clothes  Copies of important documents, ID  Passport, 30,000 yen in cash  Family and emergency contact information  Map of the area (evacuation areas) Include as Required:  7-day supply of prescriptions, medications, and medical items…
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3 Day Family Emergency or Evacuation Kits
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3 Day Family Emergency or Evacuation Kits

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