BUILD AN EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS KIT

Disasters and emergencies can affect anyone at any time. It is important that every individual, family, business and organization is prepared to be self-sustaining should an emergency occur. This includes being prepared in your home, workplace and vehicle.

 

Your kits and "go bag" should be built and ready long before an emergency strikes!

At Home

Emergency Items

___  Cell phones and chargers

___  Flashlights and extra batteries

___  Portable radio and extra batteries

___  Cameras and extra batteries

 

Family

 ___  Photographs of all family members 

 ___  Pets (if advance warning, take to pre-planned caregiver) 

 ___  Pet ID tags, medications, leashes, food

 

Documents  

 ___  House deed 

 ___  Marriage license 

 ___  Insurance papers: home, health

 ___  Tax papers and legal documents 

 ___  Birth certificates and passports

 ___  Drivers licenses 

 ___  Computer backup disks 

 ___  Computers (time permitting) 

 

Money

 ___  Checking and savings books 

 ___  Cash and credit cards

 ___  Purse or wallet 

 

Medications

 ___  Prescriptions, analgesics 

 ___  First-aid kit 

 ___  Prescription glasses, dentures, hearing aids

 

 Food and Water (for 3-7 days) 

 ___  Water (1 gallon per person, pet per day) 

 ___  Non-perishable, ready-to-eat food 

 ___  Pet food 

 ___  Manual can opener 

 

Clothing (appropriate for the season) 

 ___  Change of clothes for each person (for 1-7 days) 

 ___  Coats or jacket

 ___  Gloves, scarves and hat

 ___  Shoes and boots 

 ___  Change of underwear and sleepwear

 ___  Infant supplies and toys 

 

Jewelry

 ___  Gold, silver and other valuable jewelry 

 ___  Family heirlooms 

 ___  Military decorations, pins, awards

 

Sentimental

 ___  Photos, albums, slides, home videos 

 ___ Irreplaceable keepsakes 

 

Toiletries  

 ___  Soap and towels 

 ___  Toothbrushes and toothpaste 

 ___  Feminine hygiene products

___  Shaving articles 

 

Additional Items  

 ___  Reading material 

 ___  Recreational items 

Build a 72-hour emergency GO BAG

​You can choose items from the lists at left, but be sure to have at least the following:

  • Required medications

  • Important papers & photographs

  • Supplies for your pets

  • First aid kit

  • Flashlights or lanterns & extra batteries

  • Battery operated radio & extra batteries

  • Things for infants or small children such as diapers, bottles, formula, etc.

  • One gallon of drinking water per person and pets, per day, for 3-4 days

  • Canned food and opener

  • Toiletries & extra clothes

  • Cash

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Management has created a comprehensive preparedness handbook

At Work

While many offices may have a basic emergency preparedness kit on hand, employees can also be better prepared for an emergency by having the following:

  • Change of clothes (long pants, long-sleeved shirt)

  • Sturdy, closed-toe shoes or boots

  • Personal hygiene items such as toothbrush,
    rush/comb, soap and feminine supplies

  • Required medications (three-day supply)

  • Other items based on your own personal needs

Additional workplace preparedness

In Your Vehicle
  • Maintain a full tank of gas

  • Bottled water or juice 

  • Energy or granola bars

  • Pop-top canned fruit

  • Dried fruit or trail mix

  • Napkins or paper towels

  • Cell phone charger

  • Flashlight or batteries

  • Work gloves

  • Tire chains

  • Blanket
  • Jumper cable

  • First aid kit

  • Flares or warning triangles

  • Extra warm clothes, jacket, hat and gloves

  • Other supplies such as diapers, baby formula, dog leashes, pet food, etc.

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Other locations to consider and plan for include:​​

DON'T HAVE TIME TO BUILD YOUR OWN KIT?

The American Red Cross has pre-made kits for purchase!

EMERGENCY? Dial 911
Non-emergency 24/7 dispatch: 541-693-6911

Business office

Sunriver Police: 541-593-1014

Sunriver Fire: 541-593-8622

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