Selecting a 3-Day Bug Out Bag

When an emergency strikes you may be forced to leave your home and have only enough time to grab the family and your evacuation-kit. There is a good chance that you may not be able to return for a few days and that outside help may not be available for days. This kit should sustain your first needs over the first days following a disaster. Make sure it is portable and easy to use. Below are some essentials:     - do check out our recommended tools section


Basics

MREs
Instant cereal

Instant hot chocolate

Food Bars

Water

Tent

Rain poncho

Space blanket

Wool blanket

Sleeping bags (recommended)

Water purification tablets

Toilet paper

Soap

Toothbrush

Personal hygiene

Hand warmers

Matches (recommended)

Fire starter

Flashlight (recommended)

Gloves



First aid

First aid manual

Sterile bandages

Gauze pads

Scissors

Tweezers

Needle

Thermometer

Safety pins

Latex gloves

Rubbing alcohol

Insect repellant

Neosporin

Aspirin

Laxatives

Syrup of Ipecac

Antacid

Cotton

Tongue blades

Roller bandages

Special needs



Other

Backpack

Essential personal Medication
Coins and phone cards
Bottled water (3day)
Non-perishable food

 

Ziplock bags
Whistle
AM/FM radio
Batteries

Axe

Warning flares
Light sticks
Dust Masks
Clothing
Walking boots

Maps + compass
Utility knife



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