Emergency Survival kit



Sometimes things happen that we have no control over. Fires, tornados, war and random chaos are just a few. Below is a very large list of items that can help you be prepard and survive such situations. Items needed may vary based on location , amount of family members or availability.  This list is not in any particular order. If you think of any items that can be included please feel free to share in the comments.

  • All items from the Basic emergency  kit
  • Water (filters and purifiers)
  • Non pershible food
  • Manual can opener
  • First aid kit
  • N95 masks/latex gloves
  • Hand sanitizer/hand soap
  • Sewing kit ( needles, thread,scissors, safety pins, buttons,etc)
  • Pocket knife/multipurpose  tool
  • Duct tape
  • Several feet of rope/paracord/twine
  • Safety scissors
  • Dental floss
  • Matches
  • Candles
  • Lanterns
  • Hand crank weather radio
  • Paper maps of local area
  • Sleeping bags, cots, air mattress
  • Tents,canopy, or several tarps/sheets pinned or tied together for temporary  shelter
  • Portable toilet
  • Portable or table top charcoal grill
  • Extra charcoal and lighter fluid
  • Propane cookstove and extra propane
  • Cast iron cookware for cooking over a fire
  • Stainless steel pot for boiling water
  • Meat thermometer
  • Generator
  • Coolers/ice packs
  • Blankets
  • Crowbar
  • Axe, hatchet or saw for chopping wood
  • Fishing gear and tackle
  • Guns, extra ammo (bows&arrows, traps,etc for self defense and hunting purposes)
  • Mace or pepper spray
  • Materials for building shelters and reinforce defenses ( bug resistant  screen, plywood, screws, screwdriver, nuts&bolts, hinges, nails, hammer, pvc pipe,sand bags, window insulator kit,etc)
  • Bicycles (alternative  transportion)
  • Air pump
  • Life jackets
  • Boat/kayak/raft (if around water)
  • Horse/donkey or wagon (alternative  transportation)
  • Two way radio/walky talky
  • Washboard or a mop bucket with a wringer (laundry)
  • Inflatable  kids pool ( laundry or bathing)
  • Bleach
  • Vinegar and baking soda
  • Clothesline , clothes pins, hangers or a drying rack
  • Shovels, spades, garden tools, flower pots and seeds (growing food)
  • Rain gear (umbrellas, rubber boots, ponchos, etc)
  • Winter gear ( snow shoes, thick socks, thermals, hats, earmuffs, mittens,  hoodie ,thick sweater, etc)
  • Extra socks, panties, under shirts per person
  • Toilet paper, kleenex, paper towels
  • Paper plates, plastic or paper cups, plastic utensils
  • Reusable  water bottle or thermos
  • Ziploc bags/trashbags
  • Aluminum  foil
  • Feminine  hygiene items
  • Toiletries  (sample size bottles or packets of bodywash, shampoo, razors,deodorant , toothpaste, toothbrush)
  • Anything medical ( prescriptions , epi pen, glasses, contact solution, dentures, inhaler,oxygen tanks,etc)
  • Baby supplies (diapers, wipes, ointment, bottle, pump, formula, infant tylenol, baby blanket)
  • Pet supplies (pet I.D, leash, collar, pet carrier, pet food, bowls, cat liter or a small box with shredded papers)
  • Extra cash/credit cards
  • Entertainment: board games, cards, dice, basketball, football, soccerball, coloring books, crayons, toys, accoustic guitar, books, magazines, etc)
  • Optional  items:
  • Solar calculator  and calendar
  • Wind up clock/waterproof  watch
  • Vaccum seal and bags
  • Notepad/pens/pencil
  • Vehicle items: road flares/car jack/spare tire/jug of gasoline/ jumper cables/tire iron,etc)
  • WD-40
  • Ear plugs
  • Safety goggles/swim goggles
  • Book light
  • Bible (other religious items)
  • Items for barter or trade

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