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Emergency Evacuation Kit: High Priority Items

An evacuation may be required in less than 5 minutes. Whether escaping a house fire or a wild fire the decision of what to take with you is critical. Experts recommend carrying 72-hours of provisions. The portability of resources is one of the essential aspects to survival during and after evacuation.

Important points to remember when creating an evacuation plan:
• Have more than one escape route.
• Locate the 72-hour kit
• Locate special equipment such as: fire extinguishers and weapons.Emergency
• Locate utilities such as: gas, water, and electricity.
• Meet-up location

72-hour Evacuation Kit – high priority items

• First-Aid Kit
• Flashlight
• Face Mask
• Gloves
• Goggles
• Nutrition
• Weather protection
• Hydration
• Communication
• Fire Starter
• Utility Kit
• Currency
• Identification

Experts advise a 72-hour kit weight no more than 10% of your body weight. The maximum weight for a professional is 20 pounds.

First-Aid Kit
Basic first-aid necessities in a portable case with a hinged lid, providing easy access to its contents.
Product: Adventure Medical Kits Adventure First-Aid 0.5 Survival Tin
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First Aid

Retail Cost: $8.50
Details
• Bandages include ten 3 x 1 in. fabric bandages, one 4.5 x 2 in. bandage, 2 knuckle bandages, 2 butterfly-closure bandages, and 2 rolls of 2 x 2 in. sterile gauze dressing
• Also includes one After Bite wipe, 6 antiseptic wipes and a mini rescue howler whistle
• Container: Tin with a hinged lid, Dimensions: 4 x 3 x 1.25 inches Weight: 3.5 ounces
• Made in USA

Flashlight
Powerful durable headlamp enough to light your way down dark stair ways and back trails, yet compact enough to throw in your pocket for emergencies.
Product: Black Diamond Astro Headlamp

Flashlight-headlamp.jpgCost: $19.95
Details
• 1 TriplePower LED emits 150 lumens on max setting
• Brightness memory allows you to turn light on and off at a chosen brightness without reverting back to full power
• Settings include full strength, dimming and strobe
• Sleek, low-profile design relies on 3 AAA batteries
• Stormproof IPX4 protection withstands rain and sleet from any angle
Specs

Bulb Type
LED
Bulb Detail
1 TriplePower LED
Beam Type
Flood / Spot
Max Light Output (Lumens)
150
Light Output
150 lumens
Max Beam Distance (m)
40
Beam Distance
High: 40; low: 8 meters
Brightness Levels
Multiple
Strobes
1
Average Run Time
High: 40; low: 100 hours
Rechargeable
No
Batteries
3 AAA
Dimensions
Unavailable
Water-Resistance Rating
IPX4
Weight With Batteries
2.8 ounces

Face Mask
Pocket size, quick access easy to use, effective face mask.
Product: Uline N95 Deluxe with Industrial Respirator Valve

face mask

Cost: $1:50

Details:.
• Soft foam cushioning with comfortable inner layer.
• Adjustable nylon strap for snug fit.
• Pre-shaped nose bridge.
• Meets NIOSH N95 standards.

Material:
• Inner Layer: Polypropylene
• Head strap: Latex free cloth
Specs:
• Endorsed by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
• Meets NIOSH 42 CFR 84 N95 requirements.
• NIOSH product certification #: TC-84A-4008
• Not FDA Compliant.

Gloves
Lightweight and dexterous, the FastFit provides easy on/off flexibility.

Mechanix MFF-78 MultiCam Fastfit Gloves

Gloves

Cost: $12.50

• Form-fitting TrekDry material with MultiCam camouflage
• Elastic cuff provides a secure fit and easy on/off flexibility
• Durable synthetic leather palm
• Nylon cord loop provides convenient glove storage
• Machine washable

Goggles
Edge Caraz Safety Glasses/Goggle with Black Frame and Smoke Vapor Shield LensGoggles-foldable-smoke-lens.jpg

Cost: $24.75 ​

Details:
• Sleek wraparound frame, no side shield distortion
• Switch between temples or goggle strap
• Scratch resistant hard coat and vapor shield anti-fog polycarbonate lens
• Molded nosepiece
• 99.9% protection from UVA/UVB/UVC rays
Includes:
• (1) Edge Caraz frame
• (1) pair of temples
• (1) goggle strap
Compliance: Certified ANSI Z87.1-2015 and Military Ballistic MCEPS GL-PD 10-12.

Nutrition
Great Tasting, Emergency Food Ration – 2400 Calorie Food Bar. These ultra-compact, super-dense are perfect for bug out bags and survival kits.

Nutritian

Cost: $11.97​

Details:
These food bars were designed for anyone who’s on the go and doesn’t have tons of room to lug around large food supplies. Containing 6 individually wrapped bars at 400 calories apiece, every bar is designed for quick on-the-go survival.
• Compact and Lightweight: These food bars provide a high calorie to weight ratio. This gives you the ability to pack a high amount of emergency food into the smallest of spaces.
• Easy to Use: Vacuum sealed in an aluminum wrapper, simply unwrap and they’re ready to eat.
• Tastes Great: With a crisp shortbread flavor, these bars resemble the flavor and taste of one of your favorite cookies.
• Affordable: These Emergency Food Bars offer one of the the best cost per calorie ratio you’ll find on the market.
• Long Lasting: With a shelf life of around 5 years, these bars can be stored in a variety of conditions and expected to last so they’re ready to go when you need them.
• Battle Tested: Used by the U.S. Coast Guard and other emergency relief services, these bars are confidently used in a variety of circumstances which means you can depend on them if SHTF.

Weather protection
Everyone needs at least one in their gear. – Protect body from cold weather when it is emergency.

Shelter

Cost:

Details:​
This Mylar Emergency Tent/Shelter is 8ft x 5ft which can accommodate 2 people and is easily fold-able. With silver color strong reflective coating which could be easily seen and found. Reduce shock, keep 90% of a body heat, dry and clean. Helps against hypothermia.. – Giving SOS signal with the strong reflective coating blanket material when it is emergency. – Could be used as a raincoat or a rain shed. – Used as a shelter barrier in a hot environment. – Another warm blanket for your sleeping bag.
• Kit Includes 1 Tent with a 20ft cord. Retains/reflects back 90% of body heat – 100% Reusable, waterproof and windproof Tent can accommodate up to 2 people Made of durable insulating mylar material

Hydration
Guardian Survival Gear – Emergency Drinking Water Pouches – FULL CASE 96 Pouches

Water - pouchesCost: $40.00

Details:
These water pouches contain 4.25 fluid ounces of filtered water. Packed in tightly sealed, Coast Guard approved packaging, they have a five year shelf life. Durable and compact, they make a great mobile food storage investment, with a longer shelf life than clear gallon jugs of water.
FULL CASE – This product contain 96 pouches of water

Communication
Cobra microTALK CXR725 Two Way Radio. It has a very small frame, making it very easy to carry in your pocket with hands free operation.

Communication - 2way radios

Price: $47.99

Details:
The Cobra microTALK CXR725 two way radio has great features in a very compact size. The CXT725 has a maximum range of 27 miles in ideal conditions (up to one mile in urban conditions). It has 22 GMRS/FRS channels and 142 privacy codes and it comes with a lithium ion battery.

The CXR725 has some great features including VOX hands free operation, VibrAlert® silent paging, backlit display, scan feature, selectable roger beep, 10 call tones, and a key lock.

Cobra states that the CXR725 is the “world’s smallest high-powered GMRS/FRS radio”. It does have a very small frame, making it very easy to carry in your pocket. It will also take up very little room in a backpack or in an emergency kit.

The CXR725 comes standard with rechargeable high capacity lithium ion batteries. The CXR725 is one of the few GMRS radios with a Li-ion battery. This gives them a longer talk time than radios that use NiMH batteries so there is less recharging!

The Cobra microTALK CXR725 value pack comes with two CXR725 radios with attached belt clips, a two-port desktop charger, AC adapter, and owner’s manual.
Cobra microTALK CXR725 Features
• 22 Total Channels
• 27 Mile Range
• 7 FRS Channels
• 8 GMRS Channels
• 7 Shared FRS/GMRS Channels
• 142 Privacy Codes
• Uses Rechargeable Lithium Battery Pack
• 2 Lithium Ion Batteries
• Two-Port Desktop Charger
• Vibrate Alert
• VOX Mode (hands-free operation)
• 10 Call Tones
• Channel Scan
• Auto Squelch
• Backlit LCD Display
• Range Extender
• Power Selectable
• Battery/Power Saver
• Keypad Lock
• Keystroke Tone Signal
• 10 Channel Memory
• Drop-In Charging Capable
• Speaker/Microphone/Charge Jack
• Lead Free
• One Year Manufacturer Warranty
Included with the Cobra microTALK CXR725
• Two CXR725 GMRS/FRS Two-Way Radios
• Attached Belt Clips
• 2 Lithium Ion Batteries
• Two-Port Mini Desktop Charger
• AC Adapter
Cobra microTALK CXR725 Specifications
• Dimensions: 5.5″ H x 1.5″ W x 2″ D
• Weight: 3.5 oz

Fire Starter

Lighter

Utility Kit