Take the First Step

Step 1: Create a Kit

Downloads:

Emergency Supplies

These items should be included in a basic emergency supply kit:

Source: Iowa Department of Public Health www.idph.state.ia.us

Clothing and Bedding

What would you do if the power and heat went out? Is it cold where you live? You should pack one change of warm clothing and shoes for everyone, including:

Source: www.ready.gov/kids/

Optional Supplies

Here are some other items you might want to include. Some of these items can be dangerous, so please have a grown up collect these supplies with you.

Source: http://www.ready.gov/kids/

Kids Survival Kit

What would you want to have with you if you had to leave home during a disaster? Below are some suggestions for fun activities to pack in your backpack:

Source: http://www.ready.gov/kids/

After Assembling Your Kit

Source: Iowa Department of Public Health www.idph.state.ia.us


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