Ann Kamenicky - My Naples Home Services LLC.
 
Hurricane season is right around the corner
are you prepared?
 
While at your favorite shopping location, plan to start your hurricane emergency kit a little at a time. Begin with a large Tupperware container with a lid so you can store your items securely. Start by purchasing a flashlight and a pack of batteries. On your next visit purchase paper plates, non perishable packed or caned food and drinks, and a non electric can opener. Each time add more to your hurricane kit. Here is a list of handy supplies.
 
  • Water - at least 1 gallon daily per person for 3 to 7 days
  • Food - at least enough for 3 to 7 days
  • non-perishable packaged or canned food / juices
  • Foods for infants or the elderly
  • Snack foods
  • non-electric can opener
  • Cooking tools / fuel
  • paper plates / plastic utensils
  • Blankets / Pillows, etc.
  • Clothing - seasonal / rain gear/ sturdy shoes
  • First Aid Kit / Medicines / Prescription Drugs
  • Special Items - for babies and the elderly
  • Toiletries / Hygiene items / Moisture wipes
  • Flashlight / Batteries
  • Radio - Battery operated and NOAA weather radio
  • Telephones - Fully charged cell phone with extra battery and a traditional (not cordless) telephone set
  • Cash (with some small bills) and Credit Cards - Banks and ATM machines may not be available for extended periods
  • Keys
  • Toys, Books and Games
  • Important documents - in a waterproof container or watertight resealable plastic bag
  • Insurance, medical records, bank account numbers, Social Security card, etc.
  • Tools - keep a set with you during the storm
  • Vehicle fuel tanks filled
  • Pet care items
  • proper identification / immunization records / medications
  • ample supply of food and water
  • A carrier or cage
  • muzzle and leash                                               BACK