BE INFORMED, BE WARNED, BE PREPARED:   BEFORE, DURING and AFTER an EARTHQUAKE

Home Emergency Kit - First Aid & Sanitation

First Aid Kit

  • Keep a complete first aid kit and basic first aid manual in your home and car.
     
  • Include medications such as pain reliever, antiseptic etc.
     
  • List of prescription medications for each family member. List the name of physician/specialists, style and serial number of medical devices, pacemakers, hearing aids, eyeglass prescriptions.
     
  • If required, include denture needs, contact lens liquids, hearing aids, mobility aids and a few days supply of any essential regular medication such as insulin.

Sanitation Supplies

  • Toilet paper, moist towelettes, facial tissues, liquid detergent.
     
  • Personal items: soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, towel, face cloth, comb, lip balm, sanitary napkins and tampons.
     
  • Plastic garbage bags, ties, chlorine bleach, liquid disinfectant, portable toilet.

Copyright: A. Makarow 1998 - Revised September 17, 2008