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  • Water, one gallon of water per person and pets for at least five days. Extra water is needed for preparing food and personal hygiene.
  • Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food such as canned meats, canned vegetables, canned fruits, etc.
  • Bottled beverages
  • Battery-powered or hand crank radio with extra batteries
  • Hard-line telephone with jack (not cordless which depends on electricity)
  • 2 weeks supply of medication
  • Flashlights and extra batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Whistle to signal for help
  • Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities
  • Non-electric can opener
  • Local map for evacuating or finding shelters
  • Sleeping bag or warm blanket per person
  • Extra clothing, sturdy shoes
  • Rain gear
  • Toilet paper, towelettes, soap, liquid detergent, feminine supplies, personal hygiene items
  • Plastic garbage bags and newspapers for pets
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Waterproof matches
  • Paper plates, cups, and utensils
  • Extra charged battery for cell phone
  • Insect repellent
  • Battery-powered fans
  • Baby formula, diapers, and food
  • Dentures and supplies
  • Contact lenses and supplies
  • Extra eyeglasses

Vehicle Preparation

From fuel handling tips to who to call for potential price gouging, Shell and Motiva want to make sure you have the information you need before you evacuate.