Resources for Building a Emergency Supplies Kit:
- Kits for Kids
- This material would be appropriate to disperse at back-to-school nights, libraries, after-school programs, club meetings, etc.
Emergency Financial Planning Kit
- This is appropriate information for local families, small business owners, extension homemakers, and financial planners.
bReady Emergency Kit Organizer
- bReadySD.com helps families analyze the amounts and types of supplies needed for a kit, as well as budget for purchasing a kit over a period of time.
American Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Kits
- American Red Cross provides a list of supplies needed to sustain an adult for 3 days. This information would be helpful to a variety of audiences.
Personal Workplace Disaster Supplies Kit
- This kit is great for employees that, in the case of an emergency, would be forced to stay in the office environment for several hours extra or even overnight.
Ready America: Get
- DHS provides a resource checklist that is very easy to understand and ensures efficiency of a disaster preparedness kit. This would be appropriate information to many audiences.
A Success Story
- A program in Fairfax County, Virginia where the campaign used faith-based leaders to engage the community and encourage emergency preparedness.
As always, additional materials are available on the EDEN National Preparedness Month Web page.