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September Is National Preparedness Month!

9/14/2016 (Permalink)

Emergency supply kits can be customized to fit your needs, we have just provided a basic list for you to use! (Photo credit: FEMA News Photo)

September is National Preparedness Month! Emergency situations can happen at an moment and they can happen quickly. We at SERVPRO of Richmond want the people in the community to be ready and to stay safe!

Use this emergency supply kit checklist to stay prepared, no matter what happens!

  • 1 gallon of water per person per day for a minimum of 3 days– think about water for sanitation too!
  • A 3 day supply of non-perishable food – don’t forget about a can opener, eating utensils, and food for your pets if you have any!
  • Battery powered radio  and a NOAA Weather radio with extra batteries
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Keep a whistle with you to signal for help
  • Toilet paper, garbage bags, moist towelettes, and other personal hygiene items
  • Hand tools; wrench, pliers, screwdriver, etc.
  • 1 dust mask per person in case there is contaminated air
  • Plastic sheeting and duct tape to help protect yourself from the elements
  • Prescription medications
  • Copies of important documents; insurance policies, I.D., bank accounts, a map of your area, etc. along with paper and pencils
  • Cash and/or checks
  • Sleeping bags or blankets for each person
  • Matches as well as a fire extinguisher
  • A change of clothes for each person

Remember to keep your emergency supply kit in an easily accessible location and in a water-proof container! 

After the event of a disaster, please call SERVPRO of Richmond for your cleanup and restoration needs (765) 966-8888

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