Emergency Preparedness / Hurricane Equipment

A Listmania! list by EMTP EJ "EJ" (Washington, DC USA)
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The list author says: "You may need some equipment and supplies to help you survive or to spare you some discomfort during a disaster. The Feds say you should be prepared to go 72 hours on your own. I suggest more like a week. The good news is that if you have done any family tent camping, you have most of what you need already. One thing I have told the scouts is that you should be ready to spend a week in the desert in the winter with your whole family (and pets), and we work from there.
You should also have a basic tool kit.

I am not the expert on what you should pack, but check this list:
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/english/prepare/supply_kit.shtml or
http://www.ready.gov/america/_downloads/checklist.txt"
Coleman Water Carrier (5-Gallon, Blue)
1.  Coleman Water Carrier (5-Gallon, Blue) by Coleman
The list author says:
  "You should have at least a gallon per person per day. So, you might consider one per person / pet. And also one extra one. If you want to store water in these, you might need to get some bleach to keep it disinfected. One half teaspoon (at least) per five gallon jug. Just remember, 5 gallons of water weighs about 40 pounds, (plus the container) so they may bend or break a shelf."
$12.00   Used & New from: $11.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (311 customer reviews)

Mountain House 72-Hour Emergency Meal Kit
2.  Mountain House 72-Hour Emergency Meal Kit by Mountain House
The list author says:
  "Ok, some food. If you don't feel like assembling your own meals. These may take a little preparation time, just like camping, which sometimes is a good thing. But this is for each person, not a group."
$56.40   Used & New from: $46.50
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (73 customer reviews)

Energizer Trail Finder Pro 7 LED Headlamp, Blue/Black, 3AAA Batteries Included
3.  Energizer Trail Finder Pro 7 LED Headlamp, Blue/Black, 3AAA Batteries Included by Energizer
The list author says:
  "You should have one of these for when it is dark and you need both hands (which, for me, is most of the time). That way you don't have to try and figure out where to put your flashlight and then worry about it falling over and rolling away..."
$17.79   Used & New from: $17.73
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,072 customer reviews)

Goal Zero 32001 Lighthouse 250 Portable Battery Charger USB Power Hub and Lantern
4.  Goal Zero 32001 Lighthouse 250 Portable Battery Charger USB Power Hub and Lantern by Goal Zero
The list author says:
  "This item is kind of expensive, but it is also very versatile. It can be charged using its built-in hand crank or from anything that provides USB power. It can also be used to charge other devices using its USB port.

The light output is also very versatile - it can be adjusted from nightlight to reading light and pretty much anything in-between."
$58.52   Used & New from: $57.50
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (180 customer reviews)

Etón American Red Cross ARCFR160WXR Microlink Self-Powered AM/FM/NOAA Weather Radio with Flashlight, Solar Power and Cell Phone Charger (Red)
5.  Etón American Red Cross ARCFR160WXR Microlink Self-Powered AM/FM/NOAA Weather Radio with Flashlight, Solar Power and Cell Phone Charger (Red) by Eton
The list author says:
  "You need a self-powered radio so you can check on the weather and news. Keep it with your camping / disaster gear so it does not get misplaced."
$31.99   Used & New from: $27.83
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (702 customer reviews)

Etón American Red Cross CLIPRAY USB Cell Phone Charger with Hand Crank LED Flashlight - Red (ARCCR100R_SNG)
6.  Etón American Red Cross CLIPRAY USB Cell Phone Charger with Hand Crank LED Flashlight - Red (ARCCR100R_SNG) by Eton
The list author says:
  "If you need to get a flashlight, you might consider one like this that you can hand-crank if you need to. This is also supposed to charge cell phones."
$14.99   Used & New from: $13.04
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (391 customer reviews)

Adventure Medical Kits Day Tripper First Aid Kit
7.  Adventure Medical Kits Day Tripper First Aid Kit by Adventure Medical Kits
The list author says:
  "You should have a first aid kit. Adventure Medical makes pretty much the best I have seen (besides the ones I make myself). This is just an example, you should get one that meets the needs of you and your family."
$27.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews)

Coghlan's Four Function Whistle
8.  Coghlan's Four Function Whistle by Coghlan's
The list author says:
  "For signaling, etc. There are other versions and manufacturers. Consider one per party member."
$3.49   Used & New from: $0.99
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

3M 8000 Particle Respirator N95, 30-Pack
9.  3M 8000 Particle Respirator N95, 30-Pack by 3M
The list author says:
  "N95 should help protect you from lots of stuff, including some diseases, if fitted properly. You should also have plastic sheeting and duct tape."
$17.95   Used & New from: $11.79
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (205 customer reviews)

Emergency Zone Honey Bucket Style Toilet Complete Set with Liner and Chemicals
10.  Emergency Zone Honey Bucket Style Toilet Complete Set with Liner and Chemicals by Emergency Zone
The list author says:
  "Probably going to need a toilet at some point - most people would really need to get used to going in the woods."
$29.99   Used & New from: $20.97
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Sealand 379441204 1 Ply Toilet Tissue - Pack of 4
11.  Sealand 379441204 1 Ply Toilet Tissue - Pack of 4 by Sealand
The list author says:
  "Of course, I don't understand how amazon would have 'used' packs of TP... this kind of paper may save you some trouble down the road, or it might be good to swap with someone with an RV."
$4.47
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Germ-x 1000001474 Original Hand Sanitizer, 40 Fl Oz.
12.  Germ-x 1000001474 Original Hand Sanitizer, 40 Fl Oz. by Germ-X
The list author says:
  "Get some hand sanitizer so you can save your water, if you have to."
$14.50   Used & New from: $7.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

POGO 15" Pry Bar, Wrench, Emergency Gas, Water Shut Off Tool
13.  POGO 15" Pry Bar, Wrench, Emergency Gas, Water Shut Off Tool by SurvivalKitsOnline
The list author says:
  "This might be a good tool to shut off public utilities, and is also a pry bar, which is good to have in your tool kit, anyway."
$11.50   Used & New from: $7.94
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

5 Pack P-38 Can Openers
14.  5 Pack P-38 Can Openers by Emco
The list author says:
  "You never know if you will need to open a can of something - these are cheap and don't take a lot of space."
$3.41   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews)

Rand McNally Road Atlas (Rand Mcnally Road Atlas: United States, Canada, Mexico)
15.  Rand McNally Road Atlas (Rand Mcnally Road Atlas: United States, Canada, Mexico) by Rand McNally Corp.
The list author says:
  "This is a placeholder for local maps. I'm not saying you should get this book, but get a paper map to keep in your stuff for WHEN your tech goes out of service."
Used & New from: $0.70
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

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Silva Starter 1.2.3. - Compass
16.  Silva Starter 1.2.3. - Compass by Silva
The list author says:
  "Get a compass and learn to use it. If all other tech is OOS, then one of these could save you."
$18.68   Used & New from: $12.18
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

LEBERNA BRAND FROM FN INC Disposable Poncho One Size Fit All with Hood 20 Per Pack Assorted Color
17.  LEBERNA BRAND FROM FN INC Disposable Poncho One Size Fit All with Hood 20 Per Pack Assorted Color by Leberna
The list author says:
  "It may be raining or you may have to use materials that you want to keep off of your clothes."
$19.00   Used & New from: $14.00
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

Stanley 20-045 15-Inch Fat Max Hand Saw
18.  Stanley 20-045 15-Inch Fat Max Hand Saw by Stanley
The list author says:
  "You may consider this kind of saw as it cuts anything and does not require a power source (besides elbow grease)!"
$11.98   Used & New from: $11.14
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (192 customer reviews)

Reliance Controls 31410CRK Pro/Tran 10-Circuit 30 Amp Generator Transfer Switch Kit With Transfer Switch, 10-Foot Power Cord, And Power Inlet Box For Up To 8,000-Watt Generators
19.  Reliance Controls 31410CRK Pro/Tran 10-Circuit 30 Amp Generator Transfer Switch Kit With Transfer Switch, 10-Foot Power Cord, And Power Inlet Box For Up To 8,000-Watt Generators by RELIANCE CONTROLS
The list author says:
  "You can use your house wiring to power your stuff, but you should get a transfer switch. If you have your own water pump, you should really get something like this and you would be in pretty good shape with your generator powering your water pump, so you would not need to store so much water."
$399.00   Used & New from: $396.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (286 customer reviews)

WEN 56352 3500-Watt 212cc 7 HP OHV Gas-Powered Portable Generator with Wheel Kit
20.  WEN 56352 3500-Watt 212cc 7 HP OHV Gas-Powered Portable Generator with Wheel Kit by WEN
The list author says:
  "a "portable" generator is portable in that it is not fixed in one place. They are usually very heavy if they have a decent capacity, so wheels are a must."
$319.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (252 customer reviews)

Midwest 31733 5 Gallon Spill Proof Gas Can (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
21.  Midwest 31733 5 Gallon Spill Proof Gas Can (Discontinued by Manufacturer) by Midwest Can
The list author says:
  "You may consider at least two (or more of these) to supply your generator."
$23.36   Used & New from: $14.16
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (125 customer reviews)

STA-BIL 22214 Fuel Stabilizer - 32 Fl oz.
22.  STA-BIL 22214 Fuel Stabilizer - 32 Fl oz. by Sta-Bil
The list author says:
  "You should put a product like this in your fuel while filling your gas can because you never know how long it will be in storage before being needed."
$11.48   Used & New from: $8.89
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (540 customer reviews)

10" Portable Fan, Can Use Batteries or Adapter
23.  10" Portable Fan, Can Use Batteries or Adapter by O2-Cool
The list author says:
  "I know this is something you don't usually see in an emergency kit, but you might be glad you have it for a couple of reasons. If you have to evac to a shelter, you might use this to keep a little cooler, or to provide some relief from odors or maybe provide a little background noise. Or, you know how when you are camping out, you might kill for a little breeze? This could help you a lot!"
$26.01   Used & New from: $23.97
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (238 customer reviews)

Rubbermaid Roughneck Tote Storage Container, Dark Indigo Metallic, 14-gallon (FG2212CPDIM)
24.  Rubbermaid Roughneck Tote Storage Container, Dark Indigo Metallic, 14-gallon (FG2212CPDIM) by Rubbermaid
The list author says:
  "Get some totes to store your stuff so you can grab it when you need it. I am not sure of the exact dimentions of this one, so you might should get a bigger one. Be careful you don't make them too heavy to lift!"
$20.24   Used & New from: $13.93
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)

Dry-Packs Indicating Silica Gel 40 Grams in Sturdy Aluminum Dehumidifying Canister - No Cobalt Chloride II - DP40CAN
25.  Dry-Packs Indicating Silica Gel 40 Grams in Sturdy Aluminum Dehumidifying Canister - No Cobalt Chloride II - DP40CAN by Dry-Packs
The list author says:
  "A product like this may hel pto keep your stuff dry while in storage."
$8.13   Used & New from: $4.99
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)

Don't Get Sick: The Hidden Dangers of Camping and Hiking
26.  Don't Get Sick: The Hidden Dangers of Camping and Hiking by Buck Tilton
The list author says:
  "The government will want you to go to a shelter, but if that is not an option, this book may help you with avoiding medical problems."
$6.95   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The Official Urban and Wilderness Emergency Survival Guide
27.  The Official Urban and Wilderness Emergency Survival Guide by Robert W. Pelton
The list author says:
  "I don't know who says this is "official" but you might want a guidebook to help you with some survival info."
$19.81   Used & New from: $6.23
3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine, 3e
28.  Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine, 3e by Paul S. Auerbach
The list author says:
  "This guy knows what he is talking about."
Used & New from: $11.46
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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4 oz Original Gorilla Glue
29.  4 oz Original Gorilla Glue by Gorilla
The list author says:
  "If you are on your own for a while, you are going to need to fix stuff. It will need to be durable a waterproof. The regular Gorilla Glue works great for a lot of suff, but not some plastics."
$6.47   Used & New from: $5.87
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (433 customer reviews)

15g Gorilla Super Glue
30.  15g Gorilla Super Glue by Gorilla
The list author says:
  "This should work on some plastics the regular stuff does not work on. This might also be useful for fixing a cut you have cleaned. But I didn't tell you that!"
$4.64   Used & New from: $3.45
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (491 customer reviews)

Black Gorilla Tape 1.88 In. x 35 Yd., One Roll
31.  Black Gorilla Tape 1.88 In. x 35 Yd., One Roll by Gorilla
The list author says:
  "This is good duct tape."
$8.47   Used & New from: $7.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (320 customer reviews)

PIP WA4215A-AMZ Brahma Men's Large Glove Leather, Palm Grey, 3-Pack
32.  PIP WA4215A-AMZ Brahma Men's Large Glove Leather, Palm Grey, 3-Pack by PIP
The list author says:
  "You will probably need some gloves to clean up around your place. Get a pair for each of your family. Beats getting a cut or splinter that would keep you from working."
$10.15   Used & New from: $4.79
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)