We suggest that prior to a storm or hurricane, you stock up on the following emergency supplies:

  • Batteries, candles, flashlights, hurricane lamps and matches (Exercise caution when using candles and hurricane lamps in windy conditions.)
  • AM/FM Radio (battery operated)
  • Fire extinguisher, sand bucket and first aid kit
  • Manual can opener
  • Gas stove and fuel
  • Hammer, nails, pliers, duct tape, plastic sheeting (tarpaulins), wire and ropes
  • Canned goods and other foods which require little or no cooking
  • Powdered milk and fresh water. (Sterilise and fill as many containers with water as possible, including your bathtub.)
  • Extra prescription medicine
  • Fill car and motor bike with gas
  • Household bleach to purify water (1 drop per liter or 4 drops per gallon)