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Maintain a three-day emergency supply kit to help your family cope during power outages.

According to the IEMA, an emergency supply kid should include:

- Battery powered radio, weather radio and flashlights, and extra batteries

- Bottled drinking water

- 3-day supply of canned or sealed foods that do not require refrigeration

- First-aid kit

- Non-electric can opener and utility knife

- Mess kits

- Paper towels, toilet paper, soap and detergent

- Household laundry bleach (unscented)

- A blanket or sleeping bag for each member of the family

- One change of clothing and footwear per person

- Fire extinguisher

- Shut-off wrench, to turn off household gas and water

- Signal fl are, matches and whistle

- Cell phone and extra battery

- An extra set of car keys, credit card and cash

- A list of family physicians

- Medications or special foods needed by family members such as insulin, heart medication, dietetic food and baby food.

Don’t forget about pets, including ID tags, and food.

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