Build Your Emergency Kit

Build Your Emergency Kit

Build Your Emergency Kit

Written by: Dunn Realty Group MN

An emergency kit will help keep you and your family safe. Use this checklist to help you assemble your own kit.


• An emergency plan with contact information, two ways
to evacuate the home and a designated meeting place
• Important documents in a fire-proof safe, an expandable
folder or on a portable storage device
o Important documents include:
• Birth and marriage certificates
• Passports and Social Security cards
• Insurance policies and your agent’s
contact information
• Family wills
• Proof of ownership or lease of residence
• Vehicle and boat registrations
• Loan and deed documents
• Information related to your financial
investments, retirement and banking
• Lists of medications and health information
• Digital files of family photos
• Keys to a safe deposit box
• Recent photos of your loved ones, in case
you are separated
• Local maps


• One gallon of water per person per day
• A three-day supply of non-perishable food
• Can opener
• Mess kit with utensils and dishware


• Household chlorine bleach and a medicine dropper to
disinfect objects and purify water
• Hand sanitizer
• Garbage bags and ties,
toilet paper, moist


• First aid kit
• Battery-powered or
hand-crank radio
• Flashlight and batteries
• A whistle to alert emergency
responders of your location,
if trapped
• Dust masks for the family
• Cell phone with chargers
• Matches in a waterproof container


• Sleeping bag or bedding
• A change of clothing for each
family member
• Some cash in small bills

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