DHS Threat Advisory: Elevated

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Your Family Disaster Supplies Kit
Terrorism- Preparing For The Unexpected
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Tools and Hardware Needs

Should there be a terrorist attack in your community, public services like water and electricity may be shut off. You may not be able to get to a store for food, supplies and medicine. In a worst case you may have to evacuate. Having a disaster supply kit prepared ahead of time is critical.

Your kit should contain:

  • Water - at least one gallon per person per day for three days
  • Nonperishable food - at least a three- to seven-day supply
  • Prescription medicines and their original bottles
  • Battery-operated radio
  • Blankets and pillows
  • Can opener
  • Civilian MREs (Meals, Ready to Eat)
  • Dust masks
  • Extra cash
  • Eye protection
  • First aid kit
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Garbage bags and plastic ties
  • Hygiene products
  • Identification
  • Moist towelettes
  • Plastic sheeting and duct tape
  • Special supplies for infants including diapers and formula
  • Special supplies for pets including pet food and proof of vaccinations
  • Toilet paper
  • Utility knife
  • Work gloves
  • Other items specific to your family







































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