Household emergency kit

For any natural disaster, include the following items in your Household Emergency Kit:

  • Battery-operated radio (with spare batteries)
  • Torch (with spare batteries)
  • Candles, lighter and waterproof matches
  • Water in sealed containers - 3 litres per person per day (more if you have pets)
  • First aid kit and manual
  • Combination pocket knife
  • Portable (gas) stove with fuel
  • Cooking gear
  • Medication
  • Toiletry and sanitary supplies
  • Change of clothes and strong shoes
  • Non-perishable food (eg dried or cans), can opener and utensils
  • Special needs for infants, the aged and people with disabilities
  • Pet food, water and other animal needs
  • Tent or tarpaulin, and blankets/bed linen
  • Other camping equipment
  • Cash
  • Personal documents (insurance certificate, photographs etc)
  • Strong plastic bags (for clothing and valuables)
  • Emergency phone numbers

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Last updated: 07 October 2020