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:

Check list:

  • 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
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Tips for evacuation and returning home.

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Make a plan

Having a plan for navigating a natural disaster is key to staying safe.

Create Your Disaster Plan
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Be informed

Stay up to date on the information you need to stay safe in an emergency nationally and locally.

Download Red Cross Apps
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How to shelter

If you need to evacuate, know where and how to shelter safely.

How to Shelter Safely
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Post-storm cleanup

Find more information on how to stay safe when returning home.

Bleach's Role in Cleanup

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.

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