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Disaster Planning Checklist

Earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and wildfires can strike without warning. If there is a natural disaster, you'll want to be prepared. Use this handy checklist to make sure you're ready.

First-aid supplies (e.g., bandages, antiseptic)
Prescription medication
Water Bottle
Canned goods, can opener
Several gallons of water
Battery-powered radio and extra batteries
Extra cell phone batteries
Flashlight and extra batteries
Matches in a waterproof container, candles
Toiletries and personal hygiene items
Special items for infants (e.g., formula, diapers)
Protective clothing
Sleeping Bag
Extra bedding, sleeping bags
Entertainment (e.g., games, deck of cards, books)
Small amount of cash
Plywood
Rolls of plastic sheeting
Sandbags
Shovels
Keep the following items in a safe place off-site or in a waterproof/fireproof container:
Copies of important documents (e.g., wills, birth and marriage certificates, insurance policies)
Passports
Safe Deposit
Bank account and credit card information
Home inventory checklist