I am a 49year old female who had 2 heart attacks, I'm very familiar with how Natural Disasters can affect our symptoms. I have also been trained and am certified as a Community Emergency response Team Member from EOC& FEMA to help out our local Fire Department and rescue units in the following disasters;
Floods, Hurricanes,Thunderstorms,Lightening,Tornadoes, Winter Storms and Extreme Cold, Heat Wave, Dealing with Extreme Heat, Earthquakes,Volcanoes, Landslides, Debris Flow, Mud Slides, Tsunamis and Fires.
We all need a disaster kit on hand so we will be well prepared for any type of Natural Disaster and that makes it less stressful on us.
1. First Aid Kit make sure it is OSHA Approved
2. Your medicine that you take for your disease up to a month.
3. aspirin or nonaspirin pain reliver
4. antidiarrhea medication...
Syrup of Ipeac used to induce vomiting
Contact lenses and supplies
Spare pair of eye glasses
any other type of medications you take
Rain Gear sturdy boots, poncho
Blankets, sleeping bags \Hats, gloves
Subnglasses,Leather gloves, latex gloves to wear under plastic gloves
water purification tablets for water
Water = 1 gallon per person per day
1 quart=4 drops of regular bleach
1 gallon=16 drops of regular bleach
5 gallons=1 Teaspoon of bleach.
ready to eat canned meats, canned juices, milk, water
Staples, sugar, salt, pepper, etc. spices,
peanutbutter, jelly,crackers, granola bars, trail mix
Your special foods you can eat
instant cofee, tea bags.
Manual can opener, mess kits if desired, plastic plates, forks knifes, spoons, styfoam cups, all purpose knife
Aluminum foil, resealing plastic bags, Camping stove...
Heidi received permission from me to post the above. Teri
Post Edited By Moderator (Teri16) : 7/8/2005 1:37:38 PM (GMT-6)