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Here are tHe essential Hurricane
supplies you sHould keep on Hand
Non-perishable food: These include
canned goods (with hand-operated can
opener), ready-made baby formula, not the
powder or concentrate; pet food, powdered
or evaporated milk, instant coffee, tea. Buy
fresh fruit and vegetables just before the
storm is expected.
Water-storage containers: You
will need a gallon per person per day for
drinking and sanitation. Food-grade plastic
containers that have screw caps, such as
2-liter soda bottles, are best.
Freezer bags for making ice: Fill them
with water and freeze as many as you can a
few days before the storm.
Cash: ATM’s and credit card devices may
not be working.
Flashlights: One for each family member,
with extra batteries. Do not store the
batteries in the flashlights from year to year.
Tools: Hammer and nails; ax or hatchet;
crowbar; screwdrivers; pliers; a drill (battery-
powered) with screwdriver bits and adapters
to install bolts; extra fasteners and bolts for
shutters; a knife, handsaw. Duct tape and
First-aid kit: Sterile adhesive bandages in
assorted sizes, scissors and tweezers. Bars of
soap in their own plastic bags or waterproof
containers, moist towelettes, antiseptic
spray, hydrogen peroxide, rubbing alcohol,
iodine, thermometer, petroleum jelly to
relieve itching, aspirin, acetaminophen
and antacid tablets, ointments for babies
Household cleaning supplies, for
after the storm.
Battery-powered radio, with extra
Charcoal or gas grill with a supply of
Plastic eating utensils to avoid using
water for cleaning up.
Toilet paper: Keep it dry in plastic bags.
Prescription medicine, enough for a
Disposable diapers, wipes and diaper
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September 6, 2017 • Volume 8 • Issue 36
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(SS) while many grocer y stores have generators that
allow them to remain open during a power outage,
it’s still a good idea to stock up on basic supplies.
Here’s a suggested list:
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