Make A Kit
Here are a few resources to help you create your own kit. See the Red Guide to Recovery Disaster Plans and Kits page for more resources.
Emergency Supplies Checklist – Can You Go It Alone For 3 Days?
A one-page printable checklist of supplies to have on hand in case of emergency. CaliforniaVolunteers.org and the California Governor’s Office recommend a 3-day emergency supply for your family.
Red Cross Preparedness: Beat Disaster with Preparedness
The American Red Cross and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have teamed up to answer common questions and provide guidance on steps you can take now to protect you and your loved ones. Find guidance on what emergency supplies to purchase and advice on food and water to disaster supplies kits. You will also find information on shelters, an explanation on quarantine and isolation situations, tools for coping.
Red Cross Safe and Well Registration
The Red Cross provides this website to let loved ones know you are safe after a disaster. Register yourself and let your loved ones know you are okay, or search for missing family and friends.
Red Cross Disaster & Safety Library – Tips Sheets for a Variety of Disasters
View a variety of emergency specific preparedness materials from the American Red Cross.
Video: Create an Emergency Preparedness Kit
California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA) describes how one of the most essential elements of being prepared for any emergency is having an emergency preparedness kit.