Home Emergency Preparedness
Summary: Being prepared before an electrical failure is your best defense.
This article explains the importance of an Home Electrical Emergency Failure Kit and what it should include.
The Importance of an Home Electrical Emergency Failure Kit
The Home Electrical EmergencyFlashlights with extra batteries
Battery powered radio with extra batteries
One week supply of water
One week supply of non-perishable food and a manual can opener
Alternative cooking source
A first aid kit and handbook
A-B-C multipurpose fire extinguisher
Extra medication for those who need prescription drugs
- Adjustable pipe or crescent wrench to turn off the gas and water supply
- Chlorine bleach and instructions for purifying water
- Candles and matches
- Blankets, warm clothes, sturdy shoes and heavy glove