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Emergency Preparedness "Bug Out Bag" Check List

    Water:
  • [  ] Bottled water
  • [  ] Water treatment tablets
  • [  ] Water filter
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  • Food:
  • [  ] Granola bars
  • [  ] Dried fruit
  • [  ] Dried nuts
  • [  ] Jerky
  • [  ] Hard candy
  • [  ] Trail mix
  • [  ] MRE's
  • [  ] Eating utensils
  • [  ] Pocket knife
  • [  ] Knife sharpener
  • [  ] Cooking kit (includes drinking cup)
  • [  ] Can opener
  • [  ] Moist towelettes
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  • Clothing:
  • [  ] Change of clothing
  • [  ] Long underwear
  • [  ] Heavy socks
  • [  ] Poncho
  • [  ] Coat, jacket and/or sweater
  • [  ] Handkerchief
  • [  ] Gloves
  • [  ] Hat
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  • Shelter:
  • [  ] Sleeping bag
  • [  ] Space blanket
  • [  ] Duct Tape
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  • Energy:
  • [  ] Chemical hand warmers
  • [  ] Flashlight (wind-up type will not need batteries)
  • [  ] Waterproof matches
  • [  ] Candle
  • [  ] Portable stove
  • [  ] Extra fuel for portable stove
  • [  ] Rechargeable batteries
  • [  ] Solar battery charger
  • [  ] Disposable lighter
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  • Health care/Hygiene:
  • [  ] First Aid kit
  • [  ] Activated charcoal capsules
  • [  ] Tweezers
  • [  ] Lip balm with sunscreen
  • [  ] Vitamin supplements
  • [  ] Soap
  • [  ] Wash cloth
  • [  ] Towel
  • [  ] Insect repellent
  • [  ] Scissors
  • [  ] Mole skins
  • [  ] Prescription drugs/herbal medicines
  • [  ] Toothbrush
  • [  ] Personal items
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    Protection:
  • [  ] Pepper spray, Chemical Mace, Taser or stun gun
  • [  ] Firearm where appropriate and extra ammunition
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  • Communication:
  • [  ] Address book (including phone numbers of friends, neighbors and family members)
  • [  ] Cell phone
  • [  ] Charger for cell phone
  • [  ] Portable radio (wind-up type will not need batteries)
  • [  ] Emergency flasher
  • [  ] Notebook and pencil
  • [  ] Signaling mirror
  • [  ] Whistle
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  • Waste disposal:
  • [  ] Plastic bags
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  • Money:
  • [  ] Cash
  • [  ] Credit/debit cards
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  • Social:
  • [  ] Playing cards
  • [  ] Games
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  • Transportation:
  • [  ] Walking shoes
  • [  ] Compass
  • [  ] Area maps
  • [  ] Passport/Driver's license
  • [  ] Backpack to put all of the above in
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  • Miscellaneous:
  • [  ] Fishing kit
  • [  ] Extra eyeglasses
  • [  ] Sunglasses
  • [  ] Binoculars
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