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How to Prepare for a Natural Disaster

Making a natural disaster response plan is key to ensuring you can navigate a crisis safely and confidently

Your Disaster Kit Check List

The first step to help ensure you are prepared is to assemble two kits of emergency supplies and a one-month supply of prescription medication. Visit for a complete list of essentials, including:

  • Food
  • Water
  • Flashlight
  • Mobile Radio
  • Extra Batteries
  • First Aid Kit
  • 7-day Supply of Medication and Medical Items
  • Multi-Purpose Tool
  • Personal Hygiene Items
  • On-the-go Cleaning and Disinfection Supplies
  • N95 or KN95 Face Masks*
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Copies of Personal Documents
  • Family and Emergency Contact Information
  • Cell Phone with Chargers
  • Disinfecting Bleach
  • Extra Cash
  • Emergency Blanket
  • Pet supplies like pet food, medication and identification tags
  • Map(s) of the Area

*Face coverings should not be placed on young children under the age of 2, anyone who has trouble breathing or is unable to remove it without help.

Tips for Evacuation and Returning Home

How Clorox is Helping

For more than 40 years, The Clorox Company has been a trusted corporate partner of the American Red Cross, strengthening its reach within communities both across the U.S. and around the world. The Clorox Company Foundation donated $1 million this year to help American Red Cross provide for the safety and well-being of Red Cross frontline caregivers and donors.