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    What is an Emergency Kit?

    An Emergency Kit is a collection of essential items which meet your basic survival needs. Emergency Kits do not have to be expensive. Most of the time, items for an emergency kit are around your home.

    Emergency Kit Basics

    • 3 days of food and water (one gallon per person per day)
    • Backpack or other container
    • Flashlight
    • Cash
    • A battery-powered and/or hand-crank radio with extra batteries
    • Family Emergency Plan

    Other Items to Consider

    • A first aid kit
    • Medications for all family members
    • Spare set of clothing
    • Blankets
    • Pet food and a toy

    For more information, check out this Get A Kit flyer from Ready Virginia.