Personal Disaster Kit

One of the most important parts of your family disaster plan is the preparation of a disaster supplies kit. Examples of what this kit should include:
  1. 3 day supply of water
    • 1 gallon per person, per day
  2. Food that will not spoil
  3. One change of clothing and shoes per person
  4. Prescription medicines
  5. One blanket or sleeping bag per person
  6. A first-aid kit
  7. A battery powered NOAA weather radio
  8. A portable radio
  9. Emergency tools
  10. A flashlight with extra batteries
  11. An extra set of car keys
  12. Any special items for infant, elderly or disabled family members

For More Information

Additional information on emergency preparedness is available on New Jersey Office of Emergency Management website, or you can contact the East Orange Office of Emergency Management at 973-677-8924.