Hurricane Sandy: Be prepared

Going to reblog this πŸ™‚ thank you

The Canadian Red Cross urges all Canadians to have an emergency kit on hand in the event of a weather disaster. As Hurricane Sandy continues to churn towards Canada, here’s a list of equipment it may be wise to have on hand– Update or purchase property/tenant insurance

β€” Bottled water

β€” Non-perishable food

β€” Manual can opener

β€” Radio (battery or wind-up)

β€” Flashlight, glow sticks

β€” Extra batteries

β€” First aid kit

β€” Cash in small bills, coins

β€” Spare house and car keys

β€” Emergency phone list

β€” Emergency Plan

β€” Blanket or sleeping bag

β€” Key documents (ID, insurance, etc.)

β€” Prescription medications

β€” Spare clothes, footwear

β€” Personal toiletries

β€” Signalling whistle

β€” Garbage bags

β€” Duct tape

β€” Plastic sheet/tarpaulin

β€” Light rope

β€” Basic tools (wrench, pliers, etc.)

β€” Small shovel or spade

β€” Fire extinguisher (ABC type)

β€” Paper and pens, pencils


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