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Advice for Residents - Emergency Supply Kit

Information and a list of supplies that may help you in an emergency.

Being prepared at home

We should all try to have in our homes the following information and supplies quickly at hand in case of a major incident, emergency or accident.
  • Wind up or battery powered radio and torch.
  • Spare batteries.
  • First aid kit and medication.
  • Food that does not need preparation or cooking and a can opener.
  • Bottled water.
  • Warm clothing or blankets.
  • A list of useful telephone numbers, do not rely on your mobile phone address book.
  • Toiletries - wet wipes, hand sanitisers, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, deodorants, hairbrush, and feminine supplies.
  • Spare keys for your house and car.
  • Important documents including copies of personnel identification and insurance details.

Being prepared in the car

It is possible that you could be stuck in your car if a major incident occurs. In case this happens, it is worth keeping the following things in your car to keep any inconvenience caused to a minimum.

  • Bottled water
  • First aid kit
  • Torch and spare batteries
  • In-car mobile phone charger
  • Blanket and spare warm clothing

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