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Emergency Kit List

The huge 9.0 Magnitude earthquake hit the North part of Japan few days ago.  The after shock can still be felt in that area.  As you have seen on the news,  many people have died because of the massive Tsunami.  People who have survived this Tsunami, evacuated quickly to high hills or the top of the concrete buildings.

These situations always arise in a moments notice.  Although, we can not prevent the disaster, with a little forward thinking and planning, you can be a little better prepared if you ever find yourself in a similar natural disaster.  Try to keep an emergency kit in your car or close to your planned escape route so that you are able to grab it in a moments notice.

Here is a list for items to include in your Emergency Kit

 

– Money, Credit Card, Debit Card

– ID, Driver licence, Passport( If you live in oversees)

– Health Insurance Card

– Lists of phone numbers you need to call(family, friends, relatives, your company, Emergency numbers, Your country’s embassy, etc)

– Evacuation map(hospitals, evacuation places, etc)

– Pictures of your family (If you need to find them, you can show their faces)

– Mobile phone

– hand-powered emergency charger for  your Cell phone

– LED portable light with Hand-operated Charger

– Radio device with Hand-operated Charger

– Mirror ( You can use it as SOS sign using reflection of the Sun light)

– Whistle for SOS

– Flare

– Toilet paper

– Towels

– Water bottles

– Emergency Foods (chocolate, dried fruit, etc)

– Can opener

– Rain coat

– Gloves

– Garbage bags

– Plastic wrap

– Rope

– Blanket

– Newspaper (for multi purposes, putting them between your clothes to keep you warm, make fire, etc)

– Glasses, contact lens

– Medicine

– Sanitary napkins (you can use it to stop bleeding)

-Water proof matches

-Small pocket knife

-Water purification tablets

 

If you have an iphone or another smart mobile device which is app capable, install the “Emergency Aid” or “Survival” apps .  Twitter has an app that also helps you by providing a live feed from major media companies, News Paper, Radio, TV, Government,  and the City.

 


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