Things you should have ready
•Water: At least 1 gallon daily per person for 3 to 7days; also, make extra ice before the storm hits.
•Food: At least enough for 3 to 7 days, mostly nonperishable packaged or canned food, juices.
•Blankets, pillows, etc.
•Items for infants or the elderly.
•Nonelectric can opener.
•Cooking tools, fuel.
•Paper plates, plastic utensils.
•First-aid kit, medicines,
•Toys, books and games.
•Cash: Banks and automated-teller machines may not be open for a while.
•Important documents in waterproof container.
•Insurance, medical records, bank-account numbers, Social Security card, etc.
•Videotape that documents all valuables
•Tools: Keep a set with you.
•Vehicle fuel tanks filled.
•Proper IDs, immunization records for pets.
Keep items in waterproof container.
•Various sizes of sterile, adhesive bandages.
•Sterile gauze pads and roller bandages in a variety of sizes.
•Hypoallergenic adhesive tape.
Scissors and tweezers.
•Needle, for sewing.
•Bars of soap in plastic
•Ointments for burns and cuts.
•Manual can opener.
•Pudding, applesauce, fruit.
•Individually packaged drinks.
•Raisins and other dried fruits.
•Ready-made baby formula.
•Baby food in jars.