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An impending disaster, such as a hurricane or wildfire, could force your family to flee from your home. Here’s a quick list of key items to consider grabbing on your way out — if time allows.


  • Clothes, sturdy shoes, blankets and toiletries.
  • Extra keys for home and car.
  • Gallon jugs of water.
  • Three-day supply of nonperishable food.
  • Manual can opener.
  • Health and first-aid items, including prescriptions, medications and items for children or seniors with special needs.
  • Cash and credit card.
  • Important papers, such as marriage license and birth certificates, deeds to your home and property, and a home inventory of possessions in case you must file a claim.
  • Computer hard drive, laptop or tablet and charger.
  • Smartphone and charger.
  • Pet supplies, such as food, bottled water, dishes, bedding, medications, veterinary records and cat litter/pan.



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