Emergency Evacuation Checklist

Time is of the essence when an emergency evacuation is concerned. You may only have a matter of minutes to escape your home, and if you aren’t prepared, then crucial information and supplies could be left.

Whether you are evacuating due to a wildfire or hurricane, having a checklist to run through will keep things organized and running smoothly so you can evacuate swiftly.

Before You Leave

Fill your gas tank.

Charge your mobile phone.

Take cash, checkbooks and credit cards.

Take a back-up of your hard drive or computer files.

Get a map of your emergency route and have a plan B in case the orginal route is blocked.

Identify stopping points on your emergency route (gas stations, restaurants, etc).

Contact your emergency contact.

Take your G.O.O.D manual.

Take your 72 Hour Kit.

Evacuation Disaster Kit

Have These Items Inside the Car:

Emergency phone numbers

Drivers license or ID card

Insurance information

Updated pictures of all family members

Passport

Money and credit cards

Proof of residence (utility bill, home deed, etc).

Prescriptions or medication

Flashlights

Mobile phone charger or car adapter

Food and drinks (extra water just in case).

Glasses

Things to keep children busy (puzzles, books, drawing pad and pencils).

Papertowls in case of a spill.

If You Have Not Prepared a Vehicle 72 Hour Kit, At Least Have These Items In The Trunk:

Batteries

Clothing for the season

Toiletries (toilet paper, soap, razors, etc).

First aid kit

Bedding

Paper products

Tool kit

Fix-a-flat

Disaster food supply

Battery operated radio

Papertowls in case of a spill.

10 gallons of gasoline

 

Start now to make sure you are staying prepared.

 

Via: readynutrition


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