Updated: July 1, 2020
When a hurricane is approaching, it is important for you and your family to be fully equipped and prepared for the worst. Your hurricane survival kit should be able to carry you through a week or two after a storm or any other natural disaster. There are several companies that sell pre-assembled survival kits, but they may not be personalized to your own family’s needs, especially if there are young children. This is why you may consider assembling one on your own. Here are some items you should have in your hurricane supply kit:
Have at least a two-week supply of non-perishable food and drinks including:
Ready-to-eat canned meats, fruits, and vegetables
Water - at leasst 1 gallon daily per person for 7 to 10 days. Katrina and Wilma emphasized the importance of having sufficient water on hand. Don't forget to inclde 7-10 days of water ...