Wednesday, 1 July 2009

Emergency kit

There are some things in life that are out of control like antural disasters.Make sure you are ready for any type of emmergency by having the following essentials stored in a safe place to use in your home or to take with you if you are forced to evacuate.

1)WATER: Pack four bottles for each family member or as many bottles you can carry comfortably.

2)NON PERISHABLE FOOD:Choose food high in protein and calories
Choose low salt or salt free food to avoid thirst.

3)DISPOSABLE UTENSILS AND MANUAL CAN OPENER:Utensils and can opener are essential.

4)BATTERY POWERED ITEMS: A)FLASHLIGHT :Use a maglite.It has longer battery life than a flashlight.
B)CAMPING LANTERNS: No candles or oil lamps
c)RADIO:Stay informed and listen to updates so you have time to act
D)WHISTLE:You can hear a whistle louder then a human voice
E)SPARE BATTERIES

5)FIRST AID KIT:If somebody is hurt it becomes invaluable.

6)TOILETRIES AND MEDICATION:Use antibacteria items.

7)ANTI STRESS ITEMS LIKE :Books,magazines,croosword puzzles or snacks

8)CHANGE OF CLOTHES AND BLANKET:Choose a blanket that is waterproof ,compact and lightweight.

9)CASH:Take enough to cover your expenses.If power goes out there is no excess to banks and atm.Carry items in easy containers

10)EMERGENCY CONTACT CARD:Keep one in yourbagpack and one copy in person

4 comments:

Nazish Rahman said...

thats nice...but wonder at that moment one tends to forget everything..thats how bad those situations are!!

Whats in a Name said...

Thats a good list!!!! All thought by yourself????
I think one should always add a Knife to this list as well. It adds to protection and helps in emergency situations sometimes..
Hey you are blogrolled at my place...

shilpa said...

hey thats a good suggestion i will add the knife to me list

shilpa said...

i GUESS I FORGET THAT TOO NAZISH THAT LIST WAS GIVEN BY MY BROTHER SO THOUGHT OF PINNING IT UP