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Emergency Management

Emergency Supply Kit

Disasters Happen – Are You Ready?

An emergency supply kit in your home, vehicle and place of work can assist you through times of disaster. All emergency preparedness kits should include basic survival items as well as family specific items, such as medication.

In Alaska, it is crucial to stay warm and dry during an emergency situation. In addition to an emergency supply kit, designate a post-disaster meeting place for family members and an out of state contact that family members can call to verify they are alright (in-state phone lines may become clogged)

Supplies should last you 5 to 7 days, and be conveniently located in an easy to carry container/backpack. 

Some of the basics:

  • Water: store one gallon of water per person per day;

  • Food: store at least a 5-7 day supply of non-perishables;

  • Basic first aid supplies: include non-prescription drugs;

  • Sanitation items:toilet paper, soap, disinfectant, etc.

  • Clothing: sturdy shoes, hats, gloves, etc.

  • Bedding: blankets, sleeping bags, etc.

  • Tools;

  • Pet emergency kit; food, water, leash, crate, etc.

  • Emergency supplies; crank radio, flashlight, matches, etc.

Detailed lists:

    • Emergency Management
    • Director: Kevin Spillers
    • 1305 E Street, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • 907 343-1401