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Emergency kit holiday gifts

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Emergency kits should have all the things you, your family, and your loved ones may need during an emergency that requires staying inside longer than usual or if the electricity goes out. Giving gifts for the Holidays to family and friends that can go into their emergency kits is a great way to show how much you care!

Here are some great gift ideas for items that should be added to emergency kits:

Be sure to enhance your gift with a festive card that includes the above Emergency Kit checklist, and urge the gift recipient to also add these items to their kit:

 Change of clothes appropriate for your climate and sturdy shoes – for each person in the house


Do you know families with children who have disabilities or special needs?Emergency kit holiday dog and girl
View our checklist for Families with Children and Youth with Special Healthcare Needs (CYSHCN).

Don't forget the pets! Be sure to remind loved ones to stock up on items their pet may need during a disaster. Go to the Pet Emergency Kit Checklist