Disaster Supply Kit Sample Check List

This is a sample check list to use in creating your own custom supply kit tailored to meet your own needs.

Water – Five-day supply (one gallon per person per day)

Food – Five-day supply of non-perishable, canned or freeze dried (make sure you have a non-electric can opener)

Special dietary needs

First aid kit

Prescription medications

Sanitation and personal hygiene items

Change of clothing and sturdy, closed toe shoes

Sleeping supplies – Blankets, bedding or sleeping bags, pillows

Battery powered radio, weather radio, car or battery chargers for mobile devices, flashlights and plenty of extra batteries

Tools and supplies

Extra set of car keys

Cash and credit cards

Important family documents – Birth certificates, social security cards, insurance policy, etc.

Pet supplies – food, water, medicine, leash and kennel or crate

Emergency Preparedness Resources

Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management
http://www.fbcoem.org/go/doc/1528/2616214

Fort Bend County Emergency Alerts & Notifications
http://www.fbcoem.org/go/doc/1528/506723

Emergency Preparedness Essentials
http://www.emergencypreparednessessentials.org

American Red Cross
http://www.redcross.org

Harris County Regional Joint Information Center – Register for Local Weather Alerts
http://www.readyharris.org

Harris County Flood Control District Storm Center – Flood Preparedness Planning
https://www.hcfcd.org/storm-center

National Weather Service
http://www.weather.gov

Harris County Flood Warning System – Rainfall Totals
http://www.harriscountyfws.org

Houston TranStar – Traffic Information
https://traffic.houstontranstar.org/layers

Harris County Flood Control District – Bayous and Creek Levels
https://www.hcfcd.org

Federal Disaster Assistance
https://www.disasterassistance.gov

Find My Towed Car – Locating a Vehicle after a Flood
http://findmytowedcar.com/tvrmscitizen/mainpage.aspx

National Flood Insurance Program
https://www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart

National Weather Service Hurricane Tracking Center
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov