Red Cross Urges You to Build an Emergency Preparedness Kit
It's important to have a gallon of fresh water for each family member for 3 days minimum.
Chris Howell NewsOn6.com
TULSA, OK---This month the American Red Cross is urging all families to collect a supply of items to be used in the event of a disaster or an emergency evacuation.
Flashlights, batteries and enough fresh water to last at least three days are always needed in an emergency kit, but it is important to customize the supplies to size and makeup of those the kit is intended to support.
Hand-cranked radios and LED lanterns, first-aid kits come to mind for many families, but items such as a supply of cash and identification for both you and your pets are frequently forgotten.
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