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Supplies Checklist

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Stocking up now on emergency supplies
can add to your safety and comfort
during and after an earthquake. Store
enough supplies for at least 72 hours.

Water — 1 gallon per person per day (a week’s
supply of water is preferable)
Water purification kit
First aid kit, freshly stocked
First aid book
Can opener (non-electric)
Blankets or sleeping bags
Portable radio, flashlight and spare batteries
Essential medications
Extra pair of eyeglasses
Extra pair of house and car keys
Fire extinguisher — A-B-C type
Food, water and restraint (leash or carrier) for
Cash and change
Baby supplies: formula, bottle, pacifier, soap
and baby powder, clothing, blankets, baby
wipes, disposable diapers, canned food and

Sanitation Supplies
Large plastic trash bags for waste; tarps and
rain ponchos
Large trash cans
Bar soap and liquid detergent
Toothpaste and toothbrushes
Feminine hygiene supplies
Toilet paper
Household bleach

Safety and Comfort
Sturdy shoes
Heavy gloves for clearing debris
Candles and matches
Light sticks
Change of clothing
Knife or razor blades
Garden hose for siphoning and firefighting
Communication kit: paper, pens, stamps

Plastic knives, forks, spoons
Paper plates and cups
Paper towels
Heavy-duty aluminum foil
Camping stove for outdoor cooking (caution: before using fire to cook, make sure there are no gas leaks; never use charcoal indoors)

Tools and Supplies
Axe, shovel, broom
Adjustable wrench for turning off gas
Tool kit including a screwdriver, pliers and a hammer
Coil of 1/2” rope
Plastic tape, staple gun and sheeting for window replacement
City map


Contact T-CEP:    310-455-3000   email:
P.O. Box 1708    Topanga, CA 90290