Emergency Kit Checklist for Sheltering (Sample) 

Use this checklist to identify items you need for your emergency kits.

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  • Emergency contact information for children and staff
 
 
  • Disposable diapers
 
 
  • Water (1 gallon per person per day – 3 gallons per person total)
 
 
  • Food (do not include any items that any of the children have allergies to):
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  • Battery-powered or hand-crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both
 
 
  • Flashlight and batteries (in each room)
 
 
  • Non-electric can opener
 
 
  • Medications
 
 
  • Disposable cups, bowls, plates, utensils
 
 
  • Paper towels, toilet paper
 
 
  • Hand sanitizer
 
 
  • Blankets
 
 
  • Whistle to signal for help
 
 
  • Dust mask
 
 
  • Moist towelettes, garbage bags, and plastic ties for personal sanitation
 
 
  • Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities
 
 
  • Cell phone with charger, inverter, or solar charger
 
 
  • Clothing for each person (jacket, pants, shirt, shoes, hat, gloves)
 
 
  • Blanket or sleeping bag for each person
 
 
  • Rain gear
 
 
  • Fire extinguisher
 
 
  • Matches in waterproof container
 
 
  • Signal flare
 
 
  • Paper and pencil
 
 
  • Household chlorine bleach (keep in a secure location, away from children’s access)
 

Emergency Kit Checklist for Evacuation (Sample) 

Use this checklist to identify items you need for your emergency kits for evacuation.

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Item

 

  • Emergency contact information for children and staff

 

  • First aid kit

 

  • Medications

 

  • Dry or canned infant formula

 

  • Water

 

  • Granola/energy bars (remember to take into consideration children’s food allergies when packing the go kits)

 

  • Books, games, toys

 

  • Safety blankets

 

  • Cell phone

 

  • Money (cash or traveler’s checks)

 

  • Compass

 

  • Matches in waterproof container

 

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