LET'S PLAN FOR THE FUTURE

SUPPLY LIST

 

Home Supplies:

  • Flashlights
  • Candles
  • Ice
  • Coolers with Ice
  • Insulated (Electrician’s) Gloves
  • Heavy Work Gloves
  • Plastic Bags (Large Garbage or Contractor/Sealable Plastic Bags of All Sizes)

Diet:

  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Meats
  • Canned Fish
  • Canned Fruits
  • Instant Potatoes
  • Instant Soup
  • Instant Rice
  • Peanut Butter
  • Granola Bars
  • Beef Jerky
  • Trail Mix
  • Water
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Powdered Milk

Safety/ First Aid:

  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Gloves
  • Safety Glasses

Child/ Baby Needs: 

  • Canned Food Puree
  • Oatmeal/ Rice
  • Formula
  • Diapers
  • Wipes
  • Cream
  • Basic Toiletries
  • Prescriptions
  • Cold & Flu Medicine
  • Orajel
  • Teething Items
  • ToysBedding
  • Extra Clothes

Pet Needs: 

  • Food
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Storage Crates
  • Toys
  • Leash
  • Bedding,
  • Prescriptions
  • Shampoo

Combustables/ Fuel: 

  • Gasoline 
  • Propane
  • Oil (for Vehicle, Generator, Chain Saw, Etc.)

Cleaning Materials/ Toiletries:

  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towl
  • Mop
  • Clean Cloths
  • Scrub Brush
  • Bleach
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Disinfectant Spray
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Shampoo/ Conditioner
  • Contact Lens Supplies/Glasses
  • Soap, Etc.

Electronics: 

  • Device Chargers (where applicable)
  • Batteries / Battery Back Up
  • Satellite Phone/ Hand Crank Radio
  • Hot Plates, Portable Fan, Portable A/C
  • Portable DVD Player

Entertainment: 

  • Board Games
  • Deck of Cards
  • Coloring Books
  • Reading Books
  • Handheld Games (Gameboy)

Tools:

  • Safety Glasses
  • Gloves
  • Screw Driver(s)
  • Pliers
  • Hammer
  • Tape Measure
  • Utility Blade
  • Flashlight
  • Shovel
  • Machete/Hatchet
  • Chain Saw

Misc:

  • Cooler(s) with Ice
  • Water Filtration System (Brita Pitchers or Similar)
  • Tarps,
  • Storage Containers
  • Crates
  • Manual Can/ Bottle Opener

 

SUPPLY RATIONING

Inventory Your Supplies:

  • Take count of ALL inventory and Log
  • Divide/ Store materials (cool/ dry room)

Set Meal Times:

  • Such as 3x daily (set a goal/ make rules)
  • Place someone responsible in charge
  • Keeps inventory accurate and accountable
  • Not allowing a "free for all" helps ration supplies

"Hunker Down"

  • Bored people eat more...Keep Busy!
  • Entertainment comes into play here
  • TOP PRIORITY...STICK TO THE PLAN!

CALCULATING MY NEEDS

WATER:

  • Drinking/ Cooking: 1/2 Gallon per Day
  • Washing: 1/4 Gallon per Day
  • Cleaning: 1/4 Gallon Per Day

TOTAL: 1 Gallon per Person/ Daily*

(Age 8 years or older)

 

FOOD:

  • Adult Male: 2000-3000 calories Daily 
  • Adult Female: 1600-2400 calories Daily
  • Teenager: 1800-2400 calories Daily
  • Child (5-11): 32-42 calories per lb Daily
  • Toddler (1-4): 45-48 cal. per lb Daily
  • Infant (3-10 Mos)50 cal. per lb Daily

**These "base averages" are provided to give an idea of what a person may need daily to live in a survival situation. In no way is this information intended to be direct advise or give any implication thereof. Individual needs may differ and it is always best to consult a physician concerning your diet, health, and overall well-being.**

-References: Livestrong/ Health.gov, Healthy Eating.com

 

 

 

 

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