FEMA Emergency Kit Supply Checklist

The following checklist shows items that FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security recommend that each civilian keeps on hand in the event of an emergency or disaster. The table shows the items recommended by FEMA and how Kits from EmergencyKits.com align with their recommendations. Note that some items are personal in nature and need to be supplied by the owner of the emergency kit. Mouse over each check mark to see how the contents of each EmergencyKits.com kit aligns with the FEMA recommendation.

Emergency Supplies Recommended By FEMA

Emergency Supply Items (FEMA Recommended) Homestead Ultimate Kit Home Base Kit Home Pack Kit Basic Bucket Kit Basic Backpack Kit
Water (One Gallon per person per day for at least three days) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Food (at least a three day supplies of non-perishable food) Green Checkmark Green Checkmark Green Checkmark Green Checkmark Green Checkmark
Household Chlorine Bleach (to purify water) Yes Yes Yes    
Radio and NOAA Weather Radio (Hand Crank and/or Battery Powered) Yes Yes Yes    
Flashlight (with extra batteries) Yes Yes Yes   Yes
Mobile Phone Charger Yes Yes Yes    
First Aid Kit Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Whistle (to signal for help) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dust Mask (to help filter contaminated air) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Plastic Sheeting (for sheltering in place) Yes   Yes    
Duct Tape Yes Yes Yes    
Sanitation Supplies Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Wrench or Pliers (to turn off utilities) Yes Yes      
Can Opener for Food (if kit contains canned food) Yes Yes Yes    
Emergency Communication Plan Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Local Maps Maps are Personal Items that Must be Provided by Owner     
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Additional Emergency Supplies to Consider Adding To Your Emergency Kit

Additional Emergency Supply Items (FEMA Recommended) Homestead Ultimate Kit Home Base Kit Home Pack Kit Basic Bucket Kit Basic Backpack Kit
Prescription Medications and Glasses These Personal Items Must be Supplied by Owner
Infant Formula and Diapers These Personal Items Must be Supplied by Owner
Pet Food and Extra Water for Your Pet Emergency Kits for Dogs and Cats Available
Important Family Documnets like copies of insurance policies, identification and bank account records, in waterproof container These Personal Items Must be Supplied by Owner
Cash Supplied By Owner
Emergency Reference Material (First Aid,etc.) Download An In-Depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness Here FREE

Sleeping Bag, or Warm Blanket (for Each Person)

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Complete Change of Clothing These Personal Items Must be Supplied by Owner
Fire Extinguisher Yes Complete Line of Fire Extinguishers Available
Matches in Waterproof Container Yes Yes Yes    
Feminine Supplies and Personal Hygiene Items Hygiene Kits Available
Mess Kit, Paper Cups, Plates, Utensiles, Paper Towels The Food Bars and Water In These Kits Require No Preparation
Paper and Pencil Yes        
Books, Games, or other Activities for Children These Personal Items Should be Supplied by Owner
Also Included in These Kits (Other Important Items) Two-Way Radio (x2), Waterproof Ponchos (x6), Emergency Candles (x6), Lightsticks (x6), Nylon Cord, Utility Knife, Heavy Duty Work Gloves, Fire Resistant Document Bag, Hand Sanitizer, , Stove with 30 Day Supply of Fuel Disks. 65 Gallon Supply Container On Wheels Waterproof Ponchos, Lightstick, Nylon Cord, Heavy Duty Work Gloves  Waterproof Ponchos, Lightstick, Nylon Cord, Heavy Duty Work Gloves  Waterproof Ponchos   Waterproof Ponchos
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