First you should prepare an Emergency Food Supply and make sure you keep foods that have long storage life and don’t need any cooking, water, or fridge.
Make sure you pack stuff that babies will need, or any members who are on a special diet, or must have foods. If you have a pet, make sure you got their special food too.
How To Store Emergency Food
Make sure you have packed about 3 days of supplies before a disaster strikes. When storing food do not buy dehydrated or other types of emergency food. Canned foods and dry mixes can stay fresh for about 2 years. The location where you store the foods should be in a cool, dry and dark area. Heated foods can spoil a lot quicker. So make sure there isn’t any heat getting to the foods. Also make sure you keep petroleum products like gasoline, paints, oils and solvents away from the food. It will absorb that smell. to protect your food from rodents and insects make sure you store your food in boxes, or paper cartons. Make sure you put a date on your food items.
Make sure you have cooking utensils packed up. Knives, forks and spoons. Its a good idea to use paper cups and plates. Bring towels too. Have a can opener, and bottle opener at hand. Make sure you pack an aluminum foil. Have some charcoal with you for the grill you will light up. Unless you have a gas grill.
Prepare an Emergency Water Supply
Store at least 1 gallon of water per day for each person and each pet. You should store more water than this for hot climates, for pregnant women, and for persons who are sick. Store at least a 3-day supply of water for each person and each pet. Store a bottle of unscented liquid household chlorine bleach to disinfect your water and to use for general cleaning and sanitizing. Water Containers . Bring Unopened bottled water because it is the safest and most reliable emergency water supply.