The Disaster Preparedness Kit was designed to give you the basics for your family’s personal preparedness plan.
This kit features over 85 essential items such as a flashlight, a multi-function knife, waterproof matches, and an emergency blankets which will help support you during the first 72 hours of an emergency. A first-aid kit with bandages and additional supplies is also included so that you and your family are prepared in case of an emergency or simply need to patch a minor injury. In the face of a hazardous environment there are face masks and leather palm gloves to protect your face and skin. Lastly a role of duct tape will prove to be an all-around tool which is always useful to have in many situations.
All the items are carried in a nylon backpack for easy transportation and has extra room to add other essentials for your comfort and survival.
Additionally this kit includes a 10 liter water container to help stay hydrated and 1 – 3600 calorie food bars.
These bars are approved by the U.S. Coast Guard and provide nourishment for 3 day/72 hours per individual.
2 – Red Cross Biohazard Bag – Isolate hazardous items. This measures 30.5 cm x 30.5 cm and is puncture resistant.
2 – Dust Masks – Protect yourself against airborne pathogens and dust. This mask has a flexible aluminum nose piece that allows for a better fit.
1 – Pair of nitrile dipped gloves – These gloves do not contain latex are resistance to punctures and offer great dexterity.
Lighting and Tools
1 – Multifunction Knife – The Multifunction Knife is made of stainless steel and comes with 9 features;
It’s small and lightweight properties make it an ideal tool for any emergency preparedness kit.
1 – 40 Hour Candle – A very dependable source of light and can provide a source of heat in a small area such as a vehicle. A great fire starter too.
1 – Waterproof Matches – Includes 40 waterproof matches
1 – 12 hour Glow stick – bright extra strength glow stick provides an instant source of light that is waterproof and safe to use in any environment.
1 – Roll of Duct Tape – One of the most versatile tools to have in a disaster kit. Can be used to make shelter, seal packaging, repair leaking hoses, fix your rain gear, etc This tape measures 4.6 cm x 6 m
1 – Upgraded – Canadian Red Cross Back Pack. For the deluxe kit, we have entirely redesigned our the Canadian Red Cross Back Pack – It may look similar but there are some significant differences:
1 – Canadian Red Cross Multifunction Flashlight – This LED flashlight and digital AM/FM Radio can be powered by the solar panel, and hand-crank or mobile charger. Additionally, there is a compass and a siren and 4 small reading lights.
1 – Canadian Red Cross SOS Sign – This sign is made to place in the window of your vehicle or your house to communicate that you are in need of assistance.
1 – Waterproof Whistle – Durable design, clips to pockets or belts, high decibel sound, can be used in water. Simple yet effective for distress calls or emergency communication.
1 – Emergency Plastic Sheeting – This 87.5 cm x 180 cm plastic sheeting has many uses in an emergency including:
1 – Utility Sheet – our utility sheet is made of mylar material, making it compact and lightweight while being water & windproof. Perfect for any 72-hour survival kit.
1 – Mylar Blanket – This Multipurpose, emergency first aid blanket made of aluminium non-stretch polyester. Blanket Measures 140 cm X 210 cm
Food and Water
1 – SOS 3600 Calorie Food Bar – is a great addition to your family’s emergency preparedness kit. The S.O.S. emergency food rations have a shelf life of 5 years. Package contains 9 bars totaling 3,682 calories.
1 – 10 Liter water container – This 10 L (2.5 gallons) collapsible water container is the most important items you can have in a disaster kit. With this a pack of water purification tablets and a source of water, you are set.
1 – 20 Liter Water Purification Tablet –
A rapidly dissolving tablet that is safe for adults and children. Effective against Giardia, bacteria, and viruses, when directions are followed.
Disaster Pack First-Aid Kit
The Canadian Red Cross is a leader in First-Aid training and First-Aid supplies. This Disaster kit is different in many ways from other kits one of them is our first-aid kit. We believe that as you may be using this kit in an emergency you are going to want to be prepared for a first-aid emergency. In this kit you will find what you need to treat: